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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 58 - 61
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 3 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.50% - 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% - 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £450 - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+9.28% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.00 £42.50 £80.00
% change year-on-year
+22.35% -46.87%
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
478 620 545
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 80.20% 80.21% 76.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 421 367
Median daily rate £425 £401 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.11% -3.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 18 8
Median hourly rate £35.25 £32.50 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.46% +43.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.61 £10.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £63.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

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 27 August 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 - -
Automated Testing
South West

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 10 (71.43%) Selenium
1 10 (71.43%) Manual Testing
1 10 (71.43%) SC Cleared
1 10 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 9 (64.29%) C#
2 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (64.29%) JIRA
3 7 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 7 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 7 (50.00%) ISEB
3 7 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (42.86%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (35.71%) QA
6 2 (14.29%) TDD
6 2 (14.29%) Scrum
6 2 (14.29%) Java
6 2 (14.29%) .NET
6 2 (14.29%) WebDriver
6 2 (14.29%) BDD
6 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (14.29%) DV Cleared
7 1 (7.14%) Kanban
7 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (7.14%) F#
7 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (7.14%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (7.14%) WCF
7 1 (7.14%) LINQ
7 1 (7.14%) jQuery
7 1 (7.14%) RedGate

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (71.43%) Selenium
2 9 (64.29%) JIRA
3 7 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (14.29%) WebDriver
5 1 (7.14%) JMeter
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (7.14%) SpecFlow
5 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Analyst
1 7 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Tester
3 4 (28.57%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Selenium Tester
4 3 (21.43%) Test Manager
5 2 (14.29%) Automation Tester
6 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Agile Coach
6 1 (7.14%) Agile Scrum Master
6 1 (7.14%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Developer
6 1 (7.14%) SAP Manager
6 1 (7.14%) SAP Test Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Scrum Master
6 1 (7.14%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 1 (7.14%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
2 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
2 1 (7.14%) CSS
2 1 (7.14%) Dapper ORM
2 1 (7.14%) Entity Framework
2 1 (7.14%) HTML
2 1 (7.14%) HTML5
2 1 (7.14%) jQuery
2 1 (7.14%) JSON
2 1 (7.14%) LINQ
2 1 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (7.14%) WCF
2 1 (7.14%) Web Services
2 1 (7.14%) WebSockets
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Manual Testing
2 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (14.29%) BDD
4 2 (14.29%) Scrum
4 2 (14.29%) TDD
4 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Coaching
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.14%) ERP
5 1 (7.14%) Feature Driven Development
5 1 (7.14%) Kanban
5 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
5 1 (7.14%) MVC
5 1 (7.14%) OO
5 1 (7.14%) OOP
5 1 (7.14%) UML
5 1 (7.14%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) C#
2 2 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) F#
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (71.43%) SC Cleared
1 10 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 7 (50.00%) ISEB
2 7 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 6 (42.86%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (14.29%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Google
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle
1 1 (7.14%) RedGate
1 1 (7.14%) SAP
1 1 (7.14%) Twitter