The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Wales region that had Automation Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Tester
Rank - 74 76
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Tester 0 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - 0.14% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.15% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Median daily rate - £425 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +44.06%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.25 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year
+24.16% -
Automation Tester
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
788 663 736
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 96.57% 95.67% 96.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 565 489 472
Median daily rate £413 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.74% +2.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £250 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £455 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 33 47
Median hourly rate £12.79 £13.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.61% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £10.25 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £25.00 £19.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.71
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +8.21%

Automation Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Wales region that featured Automation Tester in the job title.

Automation Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Automation Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Automation Tester Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Automation Tester
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Automation Tester Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Automation Tester Skill Set
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, Automation Tester contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wales region featuring Automation Tester in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC

Automation Tester Skill Set
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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification