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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 52 58 57
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 10 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.52% 0.16% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.99% 0.20% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Median daily rate £300 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £343 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.18% -2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.00 £38.75 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+34.19% +0.64%
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
502 491 506
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 76.41% 78.18% 80.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 352 345
Median daily rate £425 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £288 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 19 11
Median hourly rate £37.50 £21.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.57% -44.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 - 1 £275 -
Swindon - 1 - - 1
Automated Testing
South West

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (62.50%) Selenium
3 9 (56.25%) C#
4 8 (50.00%) Manual Testing
4 8 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 7 (43.75%) ISTQB
5 7 (43.75%) Software Testing
5 7 (43.75%) JIRA
5 7 (43.75%) ISEB
5 7 (43.75%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (37.50%) BPSS Clearance
6 6 (37.50%) Scrum
6 6 (37.50%) Java
6 6 (37.50%) TDD
7 5 (31.25%) QA
8 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (25.00%) Hibernate
8 4 (25.00%) Spring
8 4 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (12.50%) WebDriver
9 2 (12.50%) BDD
9 2 (12.50%) .NET
10 1 (6.25%) Oracle
10 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
10 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
10 1 (6.25%) SAP
10 1 (6.25%) CSS
10 1 (6.25%) Web Services
10 1 (6.25%) Windows

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 4 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (62.50%) Selenium
2 7 (43.75%) JIRA
2 7 (43.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (12.50%) WebDriver
4 1 (6.25%) JMeter
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (6.25%) SpecFlow
4 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Analyst
1 7 (43.75%) Test Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Tester
3 4 (25.00%) Architect
3 4 (25.00%) Java Architect
3 4 (25.00%) Java Team Leader
3 4 (25.00%) Java Technical Architect
3 4 (25.00%) Lead Architect
3 4 (25.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Team Leader
3 4 (25.00%) Technical Architect
3 4 (25.00%) Technical Leader
3 4 (25.00%) Technical Team Leader
4 3 (18.75%) Selenium Tester
5 2 (12.50%) Automation Tester
6 1 (6.25%) Agile Coach
6 1 (6.25%) Agile Scrum Master
6 1 (6.25%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) SAP Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Selenium Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) Hibernate
1 4 (25.00%) Spring
2 2 (12.50%) .NET
3 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
3 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
3 1 (6.25%) CSS
3 1 (6.25%) Dapper ORM
3 1 (6.25%) Entity Framework
3 1 (6.25%) HTML
3 1 (6.25%) HTML5
3 1 (6.25%) jQuery
3 1 (6.25%) JSON
3 1 (6.25%) LINQ
3 1 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (6.25%) WCF
3 1 (6.25%) Web Services
3 1 (6.25%) WebSockets
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 7 (43.75%) Software Testing
4 6 (37.50%) Scrum
4 6 (37.50%) TDD
5 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (12.50%) BDD
7 1 (6.25%) Coaching
7 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (6.25%) ERP
7 1 (6.25%) Feature Driven Development
7 1 (6.25%) Kanban
7 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
7 1 (6.25%) MVC
7 1 (6.25%) OO
7 1 (6.25%) OOP
7 1 (6.25%) UML
7 1 (6.25%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) C#
2 6 (37.50%) Java
3 1 (6.25%) F#
3 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.25%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (43.75%) ISEB
2 7 (43.75%) ISTQB
3 6 (37.50%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Google
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle
1 1 (6.25%) RedGate
1 1 (6.25%) SAP
1 1 (6.25%) Twitter