The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Automation Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Automation Tester
Rank - - 49
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Automation Tester 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - - 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £388 £315
% change year-on-year
- +23.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Senior 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
630 683 498
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 96.77% 97.71% 96.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 440 422 274
Average daily rate £339 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 28 29
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £11.00 £13.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.29 £22.50 £103.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Senior Automation Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Senior Automation Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Senior Automation Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Senior Automation Tester Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Senior Automation Tester
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region that cited Senior 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 Senior Automation Tester in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Mercurial
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps

Senior Automation Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region that cited Senior 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 Senior Automation Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Mercurial
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (100.00%) TeamCity
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL