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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automated Testing
UK / Wales
Rank 55 65 55
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -10
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 10 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.48% 1.21% 1.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.83% 1.37% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 1
Median daily rate £344 £364 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.49% -3.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £56.88 £45.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+26.40% +36.36%

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
547 586 541
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 81.16% 88.39% 74.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 414 425 311
Median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £240 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 26 16
Median hourly rate £20.00 £47.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.44% +108.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £66.00 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.88 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +45.45%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing Automated Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Wales region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

Automated Testing Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the Wales region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +18 8 £331 -8.62% 2
West Wales - 1 £413 - 1
Automated Testing
UK

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wales region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 33 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (66.67%) Java
2 26 (66.67%) SQL
3 25 (64.10%) HTML
3 25 (64.10%) CSS
4 24 (61.54%) Scrum
4 24 (61.54%) Selenium
5 23 (58.97%) Cucumber
5 23 (58.97%) JUnit
6 22 (56.41%) WebLogic
6 22 (56.41%) XML
7 21 (53.85%) JSON
7 21 (53.85%) JBehave
7 21 (53.85%) Dropwizard
8 20 (51.28%) QA
8 20 (51.28%) Security Cleared
8 20 (51.28%) Continuous Improvement
8 20 (51.28%) Mentoring
8 20 (51.28%) Windows
9 19 (48.72%) Linux
10 17 (43.59%) Unix
10 17 (43.59%) Analytical Skills
10 17 (43.59%) SC Cleared
11 12 (30.77%) Software Delivery
12 10 (25.64%) TDD
13 8 (20.51%) Continuous Integration
14 7 (17.95%) Continuous Delivery
15 6 (15.38%) BDD
16 5 (12.82%) Microservices
16 5 (12.82%) Spring

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 22 (56.41%) WebLogic
2 2 (5.13%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (5.13%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (5.13%) Liferay
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) Ethernet
1 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) Hadoop
1 2 (5.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (61.54%) Selenium
2 23 (58.97%) Cucumber
2 23 (58.97%) JUnit
3 21 (53.85%) JBehave
4 4 (10.26%) NUnit
5 3 (7.69%) Git (software)
5 3 (7.69%) Jenkins
5 3 (7.69%) Maven
6 1 (2.56%) JIRA
6 1 (2.56%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (2.56%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.56%) Subversion
6 1 (2.56%) TestRail
6 1 (2.56%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (7.69%) Finance
1 3 (7.69%) Marketing
1 3 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.13%) Electronics
2 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (76.92%) Developer
2 23 (58.97%) Java Developer
3 8 (20.51%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 4 (10.26%) Agile Developer
4 4 (10.26%) Agile Java Developer
4 4 (10.26%) Full Stack Developer
5 3 (7.69%) .NET Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (7.69%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Architect
6 2 (5.13%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (5.13%) C# Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (5.13%) Technical Architect
6 2 (5.13%) Technical Leader
6 2 (5.13%) Test Leader
6 2 (5.13%) Web Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Automation Tester
7 1 (2.56%) Lead Tester
7 1 (2.56%) Test Automation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (64.10%) CSS
1 25 (64.10%) HTML
2 22 (56.41%) XML
3 21 (53.85%) Dropwizard
3 21 (53.85%) JSON
4 5 (12.82%) Spring
5 4 (10.26%) .NET
5 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (10.26%) NHibernate
5 4 (10.26%) REST
5 4 (10.26%) Web Services
6 3 (7.69%) AngularJS
6 3 (7.69%) CSS3
6 3 (7.69%) HTML5
6 3 (7.69%) jQuery
6 3 (7.69%) RESTful
6 3 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (5.13%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (5.13%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (5.13%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 17 (43.59%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.69%) Fintech
3 1 (2.56%) User Experience
3 1 (2.56%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 20 (51.28%) Windows
2 19 (48.72%) Linux
3 17 (43.59%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (61.54%) Scrum
3 20 (51.28%) Continuous Improvement
3 20 (51.28%) Mentoring
4 12 (30.77%) Software Delivery
5 10 (25.64%) TDD
6 8 (20.51%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (17.95%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (15.38%) BDD
9 5 (12.82%) Microservices
10 4 (10.26%) API Design
10 4 (10.26%) Data Analysis
10 4 (10.26%) Dependency Management
10 4 (10.26%) Domain-Driven Design
10 4 (10.26%) Open Source
10 4 (10.26%) SOA
10 4 (10.26%) Software Engineering
11 3 (7.69%) Test Automation
11 3 (7.69%) Web Accessibility
11 3 (7.69%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 26 (66.67%) Java
1 26 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (10.26%) C#
2 4 (10.26%) Python
3 3 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 3 (7.69%) PL/SQL
4 2 (5.13%) Scala
Qualifications
1 20 (51.28%) Security Cleared
2 17 (43.59%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.13%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (51.28%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) WAI
2 1 (2.56%) WCAG
Vendors
1 3 (7.69%) Splunk
2 2 (5.13%) SAP
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