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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automated Testing
South West / Wiltshire
Rank 56 50 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 5 13 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.72% 1.86% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 2.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 0
Median daily rate £575 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.33% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £358
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £46.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-8.10% +54.16%

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
553 559 518
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 79.11% 79.97% 80.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 395 405 380
Median daily rate £413 £370 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.48% -17.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 25
Median hourly rate £38.50 £40.50 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.93% +42.10%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 +4 4 - - 1
Automated Testing
South West

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 (62.50%) Java
1 5 (62.50%) Scrum
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Spring
3 3 (37.50%) Maven
3 3 (37.50%) Google
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) Manual Testing
3 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
3 3 (37.50%) BDD
3 3 (37.50%) Puppet
3 3 (37.50%) REST
3 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
3 3 (37.50%) Ansible
3 3 (37.50%) Microservices
3 3 (37.50%) GitLab
3 3 (37.50%) API Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Terraform
4 2 (25.00%) Packer
4 2 (25.00%) Debian
4 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (25.00%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (25.00%) PowerCLI
4 2 (25.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (25.00%) Docker
4 2 (25.00%) DevOps
4 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef

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 (25.00%) Confluence
2 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) NAS
1 2 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) GitLab
1 3 (37.50%) Maven
2 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (25.00%) JIRA
2 2 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (12.50%) Bitbucket
3 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 1 (12.50%) JBehave
3 1 (12.50%) JMeter
3 1 (12.50%) JUnit
3 1 (12.50%) SonarQube
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Automation Test Lead
1 3 (37.50%) Technical Leader
1 3 (37.50%) Test Leader
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) PowerShell Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Cloud Automation Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Design Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) Spring
2 3 (37.50%) REST
3 1 (12.50%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) Dropwizard
3 1 (12.50%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) JSON
3 1 (12.50%) Sass
3 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Debian
2 2 (25.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Scrum
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) API Testing
3 3 (37.50%) BDD
3 3 (37.50%) Manual Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Microservices
3 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
4 2 (25.00%) DevOps
4 2 (25.00%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 1 (12.50%) OO
5 1 (12.50%) Open Source
5 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
3 2 (25.00%) C
3 2 (25.00%) Python
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) CCNA
2 2 (25.00%) CCNP
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Docker
1 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Ansible
1 3 (37.50%) Puppet
2 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (25.00%) Packer
2 2 (25.00%) PowerCLI
2 2 (25.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Google
1 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft