The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 58 51 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 5 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.72% 0.96% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 1.24% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 0
Median daily rate £450 £380 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £44.25 £57.50
% change year-on-year
-2.25% -23.04%
Automated Testing
South West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
564 564 615
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 81.15% 77.69% 83.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 415 405 419
Median daily rate £413 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £523 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 14 37
Median hourly rate £41.00 £42.50 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.52% +49.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.95 £37.40 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wiltshire 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 Wiltshire

Automated Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Automated Testing Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Automated Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

Automated Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

Automated Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Automated Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Automated Testing
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

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 Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Swindon +2 3 £325 -13.33% 2
Automated Testing
South West

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
1 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) JIRA
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
3 3 (42.86%) Puppet
3 3 (42.86%) Ansible
4 2 (28.57%) Docker
4 2 (28.57%) DevOps
4 2 (28.57%) Confluence
4 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
4 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
4 2 (28.57%) Packer
4 2 (28.57%) Terraform
4 2 (28.57%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (28.57%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (28.57%) NAS
4 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
4 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (28.57%) DV Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) Python
4 2 (28.57%) CCNP
4 2 (28.57%) CCNA
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (28.57%) SAN
4 2 (28.57%) C
4 2 (28.57%) Java

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 2 (28.57%) Confluence
2 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) NAS
1 2 (28.57%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) JIRA
2 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
2 2 (28.57%) Selenium
3 1 (14.29%) Bitbucket
3 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 1 (14.29%) JBehave
3 1 (14.29%) JMeter
3 1 (14.29%) JUnit
3 1 (14.29%) SonarQube
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) PowerShell Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Test Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Automation Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Cloud Automation Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Design Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
1 1 (14.29%) Dropwizard
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) JSON
1 1 (14.29%) Sass
1 1 (14.29%) Spring
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Debian
2 2 (28.57%) Ubuntu
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) DevOps
2 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Scrum
2 2 (28.57%) Server Virtualisation
2 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
2 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) Open Source
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
2 2 (28.57%) C
2 2 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
1 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) CCNA
2 2 (28.57%) CCNP
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (28.57%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Docker
1 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Ansible
1 3 (42.86%) Puppet
2 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (28.57%) Packer
2 2 (28.57%) PowerCLI
2 2 (28.57%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft