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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 62 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.42% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £80.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+128.57% -12.50%
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
539 394 474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 74.65% 71.25% 68.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 352 259 305
Average daily rate £418 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 27 22
Average hourly rate £19.00 £30.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.66% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £8.00 £15.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £75.50 £55.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Automated Testing across the Wiltshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon - 2 - -
Malmesbury - 1 £300 - 1
Automated Testing
South West

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire region citing Automated Testing also 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 that cited Automated Testing.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) MySQL
2 3 (75.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (75.00%) HTML5
2 3 (75.00%) CSS3
2 3 (75.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (75.00%) Sitecore
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) IIS
2 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (75.00%) ADO.NET
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) RDBMS
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) CMS
2 3 (75.00%) LAMP
2 3 (75.00%) Content Management
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (75.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) FitNesse
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire region citing Automated Testing also 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 that cited Automated Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (75.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 3 (75.00%) IIS
1 3 (75.00%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) MySQL
2 3 (75.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (75.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) FitNesse
General
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) Web Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Web Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) HTML5
1 3 (75.00%) CSS3
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) ADO.NET
1 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) LAMP
1 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Unit Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (75.00%) Content Management
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) Rapid Prototyping
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Sitecore
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle