The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 26 February 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation
South West / Wiltshire
Rank 51 46 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 12 20 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.79% 2.90% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.20% 3.68% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 17 0
Median daily rate £325 £320 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £50.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +25.00%

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
546 544 571
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 81.61% 78.84% 80.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 374 399 392
Median daily rate £400 £363 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -14.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 9
Median hourly rate £38.50 £40.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.93% +118.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £10.50 £15.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £44.00 £23.07
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +40.35%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wiltshire region citing Test Automation as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Test Automation
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Test Automation across the Wiltshire region.

Test Automation Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Test Automation
Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

Test Automation Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

Test Automation
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Test Automation across the Wiltshire region.

Test Automation Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Test Automation
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 Test Automation within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 26 February 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 +5 10 £325 +3.17% 1
Test Automation
South West

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 16 (94.12%) Selenium
2 14 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (58.82%) Java
4 9 (52.94%) Cucumber
5 8 (47.06%) Gherkin
6 7 (41.18%) Automation Testing
6 7 (41.18%) BDD
6 7 (41.18%) Scrum
7 6 (35.29%) SpecFlow
8 5 (29.41%) User Stories
8 5 (29.41%) WebDriver
8 5 (29.41%) Finance
9 4 (23.53%) C#
9 4 (23.53%) Visual Studio
10 3 (17.65%) API Testing
10 3 (17.65%) SQL
10 3 (17.65%) Regression Testing
10 3 (17.65%) TDD
10 3 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (11.76%) Performance Testing
11 2 (11.76%) Maven
11 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
11 2 (11.76%) Banking
11 2 (11.76%) OO
11 2 (11.76%) GitLab
11 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
11 2 (11.76%) Bitbucket
12 1 (5.88%) Capybara
12 1 (5.88%) Functional Testing

Test Automation
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 (5.88%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) MySQL
1 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (94.12%) Selenium
2 9 (52.94%) Cucumber
3 6 (35.29%) SpecFlow
4 5 (29.41%) WebDriver
5 4 (23.53%) Visual Studio
6 2 (11.76%) Bitbucket
6 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
6 2 (11.76%) GitLab
6 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
6 2 (11.76%) Maven
7 1 (5.88%) Ant
7 1 (5.88%) Capybara
7 1 (5.88%) JBehave
7 1 (5.88%) JMeter
7 1 (5.88%) RSpec
7 1 (5.88%) SoapUI
7 1 (5.88%) SonarQube
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Games
3 1 (5.88%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Developer
2 6 (35.29%) Automation Tester
2 6 (35.29%) Test Automation Developer
2 6 (35.29%) Tester
3 5 (29.41%) Java Developer
4 4 (23.53%) Analyst
4 4 (23.53%) Developer in Test
4 4 (23.53%) Java Automation Tester
4 4 (23.53%) Test Analyst
5 3 (17.65%) Automation Test Analyst
5 3 (17.65%) Test Specialist
6 2 (11.76%) Test Automation Specialist
6 2 (11.76%) Web Specialist
7 1 (5.88%) Agile Test Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) Quality Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) Software Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) Test Automation Consultant
7 1 (5.88%) Test Automation Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Test Leader
7 1 (5.88%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) Gherkin
2 1 (5.88%) REST
2 1 (5.88%) SOAP
2 1 (5.88%) Spring
2 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (41.18%) Automation Testing
2 7 (41.18%) BDD
2 7 (41.18%) Scrum
3 5 (29.41%) User Stories
4 3 (17.65%) API Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (17.65%) Regression Testing
4 3 (17.65%) TDD
5 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (11.76%) OO
5 2 (11.76%) Performance Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Automated Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Integration Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Open Source
6 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
6 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) Java
2 4 (23.53%) C#
3 3 (17.65%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Google
1 1 (5.88%) HP
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