The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wokingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 13 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wokingham 4.76% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.88% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £388 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.38% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.75 £31.44 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+16.88% -19.38%
Test Automation
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Wokingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wokingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
34 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wokingham 80.95% 52.38% 72.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 7 5
Median daily rate £388 £310 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -17.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £593 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +30.16%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Wokingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wokingham 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 Wokingham

Test Automation
Daily Rate Trend in Wokingham

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

Test Automation Daily Rate Trend in Wokingham

Test Automation
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Wokingham

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, 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 Wokingham region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
1 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Ajax
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Rational Functional Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) VBScript
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) Flash
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
1 1 (50.00%) IBM

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Wokingham 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Rational Functional Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Test Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation Architect
2 1 (50.00%) SOA Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Strategy Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (50.00%) Ajax
1 1 (50.00%) Flash
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
1 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) VBScript
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) IBM