The table below looks at the statistics for the Automation 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 Automation Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Tester
Rank 77 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Tester 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.38% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £300 £288
% change year-on-year
+15.83% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £170.00
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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
740 516 518
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 94.87% 93.31% 92.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 503 326 289
Average daily rate £350 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £473 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 29 32
Average hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £13.40 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £19.17 £19.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Automation Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Automation Tester across the Wales region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Automation Tester Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Automation Tester
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 Automation Tester within the Wales region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014. 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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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
West Wales - 3 £400 - 1
Automation Tester
UK

Automation Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region that cited Automation 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 Automation Tester in their job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Selenium
3 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
3 4 (66.67%) TDD
3 4 (66.67%) Scrum
3 4 (66.67%) Java
3 4 (66.67%) WebDriver
4 3 (50.00%) Open Source
4 3 (50.00%) BDD
4 3 (50.00%) Maven
4 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (50.00%) Load Testing
4 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (33.33%) TestNG
5 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (33.33%) Kanban
5 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
5 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
5 2 (33.33%) Subversion
5 2 (33.33%) JIRA
5 2 (33.33%) .NET
5 2 (33.33%) Ant
5 2 (33.33%) JUnit
5 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
5 2 (33.33%) Client/Server
5 2 (33.33%) C#
5 2 (33.33%) ISEB
5 2 (33.33%) JMeter
5 2 (33.33%) Bugzilla

Automation Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region that cited Automation 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 Automation Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Selenium
2 4 (66.67%) WebDriver
3 3 (50.00%) Maven
4 2 (33.33%) TestNG
4 2 (33.33%) Subversion
4 2 (33.33%) JIRA
4 2 (33.33%) Ant
4 2 (33.33%) JUnit
4 2 (33.33%) JMeter
4 2 (33.33%) Bugzilla
4 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
4 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (33.33%) TortoiseSVN
5 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
5 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) Gherkin
2 1 (16.67%) REST
2 1 (16.67%) SOAP
2 1 (16.67%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Open Source
2 2 (33.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 4 (66.67%) TDD
2 4 (66.67%) Scrum
3 3 (50.00%) BDD
3 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Load Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (33.33%) Kanban
4 2 (33.33%) Automation Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Test Management
4 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 1 (16.67%) Build Automation
5 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
5 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
5 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 2 (33.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) HP
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