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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 48 60 63
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +3
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 11 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.70% 0.29% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.20% 0.37% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
Median daily rate £300 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+13.07% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £37.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+12.66% +3.44%
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
501 538 558
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 77.31% 79.35% 77.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 371 368
Median daily rate £375 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 13 14
Median hourly rate £38.50 £20.19 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.73% -49.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £13.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.85 £29.40 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.41
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.35%

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
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 5 May 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
Salisbury - 2 £288 -
Swindon - 2 £350 -
Automated Testing
South West

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 17 (80.95%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (52.38%) Java
2 11 (52.38%) Selenium
3 10 (47.62%) Scrum
4 9 (42.86%) C#
4 9 (42.86%) TDD
5 8 (38.10%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (38.10%) Hibernate
5 8 (38.10%) Spring
5 8 (38.10%) ISTQB
5 8 (38.10%) Manual Testing
5 8 (38.10%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (33.33%) JIRA
6 7 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (33.33%) SC Cleared
6 7 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 7 (33.33%) Software Testing
6 7 (33.33%) ISEB
7 6 (28.57%) BPSS Clearance
8 5 (23.81%) QA
9 3 (14.29%) BDD
10 2 (9.52%) WebDriver
10 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (9.52%) .NET
11 1 (4.76%) Oracle
11 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
11 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
11 1 (4.76%) SAP
11 1 (4.76%) CSS
11 1 (4.76%) Web Services

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 8 (38.10%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (52.38%) Selenium
2 7 (33.33%) JIRA
2 7 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (9.52%) WebDriver
4 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
4 1 (4.76%) JMeter
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (4.76%) SpecFlow
4 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (4.76%) Banking
1 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Architect
2 8 (38.10%) Java Architect
2 8 (38.10%) Java Team Leader
2 8 (38.10%) Java Technical Architect
2 8 (38.10%) Lead Architect
2 8 (38.10%) Team Leader
2 8 (38.10%) Technical Architect
2 8 (38.10%) Technical Leader
2 8 (38.10%) Technical Team Leader
3 7 (33.33%) Analyst
3 7 (33.33%) Test Analyst
4 6 (28.57%) Tester
5 4 (19.05%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 3 (14.29%) Automation Tester
6 3 (14.29%) Selenium Tester
7 1 (4.76%) Agile Test Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) SAP Test Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 1 (4.76%) Test Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) Hibernate
1 8 (38.10%) Spring
2 2 (9.52%) .NET
3 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
3 1 (4.76%) CSS
3 1 (4.76%) Dapper ORM
3 1 (4.76%) Entity Framework
3 1 (4.76%) HTML
3 1 (4.76%) HTML5
3 1 (4.76%) jQuery
3 1 (4.76%) JSON
3 1 (4.76%) LINQ
3 1 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (4.76%) WCF
3 1 (4.76%) Web Services
3 1 (4.76%) WebSockets
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (80.95%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (47.62%) Scrum
3 9 (42.86%) TDD
4 8 (38.10%) Manual Testing
4 8 (38.10%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (33.33%) Software Testing
6 3 (14.29%) BDD
7 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (4.76%) Automation Testing
8 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
8 1 (4.76%) ERP
8 1 (4.76%) Kanban
8 1 (4.76%) MVC
8 1 (4.76%) OO
8 1 (4.76%) OOP
8 1 (4.76%) Performance Testing
8 1 (4.76%) Test Automation
8 1 (4.76%) UML
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) Java
2 9 (42.86%) C#
3 1 (4.76%) C++
3 1 (4.76%) F#
3 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.76%) Ruby
3 1 (4.76%) SQL
3 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) ISTQB
2 7 (33.33%) ISEB
2 7 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 7 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 6 (28.57%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) QA
2 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) Google
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle
1 1 (4.76%) RedGate
1 1 (4.76%) SAP
1 1 (4.76%) Twitter