The first table below looks at the demand for the Automated Tester role in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automated Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Wales region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Tester
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring an Automated Tester 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £300 £285
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
661 394 468
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 91.81% 93.14% 91.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 412 232 218
Average daily rate £375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 24 31
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £10.69 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.05 £28.30 £28.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
Automated Tester
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Automated Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Automated Tester in the job title across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Automated Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Automated Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Automated Tester across the Wales region.

Automated Tester Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Automated Tester
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Automated Tester across the Wales region.

Automated Tester Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Automated Tester
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region that cited Automated Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Automated Tester in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Volume Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (50.00%) Concordion
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing

Automated Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region that cited Automated Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Automated Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (50.00%) Concordion
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Volume Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center