The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills 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 Testing over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 57 47 50
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +3
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 8 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.16% 0.61% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.58% 0.85% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Average daily rate
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- £275 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -32.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -12.50%
Automated Testing
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
505 354 366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 73.19% 71.81% 72.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 197 198
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £509 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 13 21
Average hourly rate £22.50 £40.00 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.75% +83.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% -14.28%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Automated Testing across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Automated Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Automated Testing Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Automated Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Automated Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Automated Testing
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the Wales region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -9 5 - - 1
North Wales - - - -
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Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing Automated Testing also 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 that cited Automated Testing.

1 18 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (54.55%) Selenium
3 9 (40.91%) Java
4 8 (36.36%) TDD
4 8 (36.36%) Scrum
5 7 (31.82%) Maven
5 7 (31.82%) SQL
5 7 (31.82%) BDD
6 6 (27.27%) Test Scripting
6 6 (27.27%) C#
6 6 (27.27%) Migration
7 5 (22.73%) SharePoint
7 5 (22.73%) Oracle
7 5 (22.73%) Ant
7 5 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (22.73%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (22.73%) Unit Testing
7 5 (22.73%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
8 4 (18.18%) WebDriver
8 4 (18.18%) Jenkins
8 4 (18.18%) Performance Analysis
8 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
8 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
8 4 (18.18%) Data Modelling
8 4 (18.18%) Software Engineering
8 4 (18.18%) Subversion
9 3 (13.64%) CMS
9 3 (13.64%) Validation
9 3 (13.64%) Toad

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing Automated Testing also 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 that cited Automated Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (22.73%) SharePoint
2 3 (13.64%) CMS
2 3 (13.64%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (4.55%) Lync
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.55%) SaaS
1 1 (4.55%) PaaS
1 1 (4.55%) GitHub
1 1 (4.55%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.55%) MySQL
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (54.55%) Selenium
2 7 (31.82%) Maven
3 5 (22.73%) Ant
4 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
4 4 (18.18%) WebDriver
4 4 (18.18%) Jenkins
4 4 (18.18%) Subversion
5 3 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (13.64%) Toad
5 3 (13.64%) JIRA
5 3 (13.64%) Oracle APEX
5 3 (13.64%) TestNG
6 2 (9.09%) JMeter
6 2 (9.09%) Bugzilla
6 2 (9.09%) JUnit
6 2 (9.09%) TortoiseSVN
6 2 (9.09%) Cucumber
7 1 (4.55%) GitLab
7 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
1 1 (4.55%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Developer
2 4 (18.18%) Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) Test Leader
3 3 (13.64%) Test Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Database Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Tester
4 2 (9.09%) Development Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Software Development Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Leader
4 2 (9.09%) Software Manager
5 1 (4.55%) ScrumMaster
5 1 (4.55%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Test Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Build Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) QA Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Build and Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) XML
1 3 (13.64%) .NET
1 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET
2 2 (9.09%) SOAP
2 2 (9.09%) REST
3 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 1 (4.55%) Gherkin
3 1 (4.55%) HTML
3 1 (4.55%) Web Services
3 1 (4.55%) CSS
3 1 (4.55%) XML Schema
3 1 (4.55%) Spring
3 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.55%) JSON
3 1 (4.55%) WCF
3 1 (4.55%) jQuery
3 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (4.55%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (4.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) GIS
1 2 (9.09%) Open Source
2 1 (4.55%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.55%) AS400
2 1 (4.55%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
1 2 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (36.36%) TDD
2 8 (36.36%) Scrum
3 7 (31.82%) BDD
4 6 (27.27%) Test Scripting
4 6 (27.27%) Migration
5 5 (22.73%) Unit Testing
5 5 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (18.18%) Performance Analysis
6 4 (18.18%) Software Engineering
6 4 (18.18%) Data Modelling
7 3 (13.64%) CRM
7 3 (13.64%) Validation
7 3 (13.64%) Integration Testing
7 3 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (13.64%) Load Testing
7 3 (13.64%) Test Planning
7 3 (13.64%) V-Model
7 3 (13.64%) Test Automation
7 3 (13.64%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) Java
2 7 (31.82%) SQL
3 6 (27.27%) C#
4 3 (13.64%) PL/SQL
5 2 (9.09%) Scala
6 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.55%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) ISEB
2 2 (9.09%) ISTQB
2 2 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Oracle
2 3 (13.64%) Sitecore
3 1 (4.55%) IBM
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) HP
3 1 (4.55%) Informatica
3 1 (4.55%) Zend
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