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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 54 59 46
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -13
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 9 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.28% 0.15% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.65% 0.19% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Average daily rate £425 - £313
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 - £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 - £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.25 £33.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+40.15% -2.22%
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
547 533 396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 77.81% 77.70% 76.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 412 379 261
Average daily rate £370 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.77% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 17 14
Average hourly rate £40.50 £28.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.10% +18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £17.00 £15.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £28.50 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
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 8 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -3 1 £310 - 2
Automated Testing
South West

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 10 (71.43%) Java
2 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (64.29%) Scrum
3 8 (57.14%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (57.14%) TDD
3 8 (57.14%) Spring
3 8 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (57.14%) Hibernate
4 4 (28.57%) C++
4 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
5 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
6 2 (14.29%) Tomcat
6 2 (14.29%) Selenium
6 2 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (7.14%) WCF
7 1 (7.14%) Performance Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Web Testing
7 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
7 1 (7.14%) BDD
7 1 (7.14%) REST
7 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
7 1 (7.14%) Automation Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Kanban
7 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (7.14%) C#
7 1 (7.14%) Ruby

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 8 (57.14%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 1 (7.14%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Selenium
2 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
2 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (7.14%) Banking
1 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Architect
2 8 (57.14%) Java Architect
2 8 (57.14%) Java Team Leader
2 8 (57.14%) Java Technical Architect
2 8 (57.14%) Lead Architect
2 8 (57.14%) Team Leader
2 8 (57.14%) Technical Architect
2 8 (57.14%) Technical Leader
2 8 (57.14%) Technical Team Leader
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Automation Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Test Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Web Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Web Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Integration Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Test Automation Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Test Scripter
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) Hibernate
1 8 (57.14%) Spring
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
2 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (7.14%) CSS
2 1 (7.14%) HTML
2 1 (7.14%) REST
2 1 (7.14%) WCF
2 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (64.29%) Scrum
2 8 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (57.14%) TDD
3 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.14%) Automation Testing
5 1 (7.14%) BDD
5 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
5 1 (7.14%) Kanban
5 1 (7.14%) MVC
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) Java
2 4 (28.57%) C++
3 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.14%) C#
4 1 (7.14%) Python
4 1 (7.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
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