Period
to 19 November 2018

The median contractor rate for a Test Automation Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Abingdon during the 6 months to 19 November 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Automation Test Engineer
Oxfordshire > Abingdon
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Test Automation Engineer 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Abingdon 8.96% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 8.96% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Abingdon median daily rate - - -
Oxfordshire median daily rate £500 £525 £463
% change year-on-year -4.76% +13.51% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Abingdon median hourly rate - - -
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Abingdon. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Abingdon
Contract vacancies in Abingdon with a recognized job title 67 42 41
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 100.00% 100.00% 91.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 32 21
Abingdon median daily rate £380 £344 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.55% -23.61% +14.29%
10th Percentile £169 £139 £260
90th Percentile £525 £481 £575
Oxfordshire median daily rate £435 £450 £416
% change year-on-year -3.33% +8.11% +4.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 4
Abingdon median hourly rate £20.00 £23.00 £21.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.04% +6.60% +39.19%
10th Percentile £17.75 £12.78 £17.65
90th Percentile £124.25 £92.50 £35.07
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £20.00 £17.77 £17.00
% change year-on-year +12.55% +4.53% +4.62%

Test Automation Engineer Skill Set
Top 17 Co-occurring IT Skills in Abingdon

For the 6 months to 19 November 2018, Test Automation Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Abingdon region featuring Test Automation Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Blog
1 6 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (100.00%) Visual Studio Team System
1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 6 (100.00%) Open Source
1 6 (100.00%) Software Architecture
1 6 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 6 (100.00%) MSBuild
1 6 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 6 (100.00%) Defect Tracking
1 6 (100.00%) Acceptance Criteria
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Python
1 6 (100.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 2 (33.33%) Life Science

Test Automation Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Abingdon 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 6 (100.00%) MSBuild
1 6 (100.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Blog
2 2 (33.33%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Acceptance Criteria
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 6 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (100.00%) Defect Tracking
1 6 (100.00%) Open Source
1 6 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Software Architecture
1 6 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 6 (100.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Python