Period
to 22 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bracknell with a requirement for Test Automation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Test Automation over the 6 months to 22 May 2018 with a comparison to the 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.

Automated Testing
Berkshire > Bracknell
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 27 53
Rank change year-on-year -10 +26 -17
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 13 23 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 3.11% 4.57% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.49% 5.13% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 4
Bracknell median daily rate £364 £450 £544
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.17% -17.24% +45.00%
10th Percentile £350 £390 £398
90th Percentile £388 £550 £588
Berkshire median daily rate £375 £364 £400
% change year-on-year +3.09% -9.06% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bracknell median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £40.00 - £45.00

Test Automation is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bracknell with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bracknell
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 373 448 502
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 89.23% 89.07% 87.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 165 242
Bracknell median daily rate £413 £395 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.49% -7.06% +12.96%
10th Percentile £148 £155 £208
90th Percentile £553 £550 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 57 62
Bracknell median hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -4.00% -37.50%
10th Percentile £7.89 £12.00 £7.69
90th Percentile £14.25 £30.00 £44.20
Berkshire median hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +6.45% +3.33% -32.58%

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Bracknell

Job postings citing Test Automation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bracknell.

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation in Bracknell

Test Automation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Automation in Bracknell

Test Automation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Test Automation in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 22 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Test Automation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bracknell region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (69.23%) Mobile App
2 8 (61.54%) JavaScript
3 7 (53.85%) Java
3 7 (53.85%) Selenium
3 7 (53.85%) Jenkins
3 7 (53.85%) Android
4 6 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (38.46%) BDD
5 5 (38.46%) Node.js
5 5 (38.46%) React
5 5 (38.46%) Scenario Testing
5 5 (38.46%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (30.77%) Digital Economy
6 4 (30.77%) Firebase
6 4 (30.77%) iOS SDK
6 4 (30.77%) REST
6 4 (30.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (30.77%) Android SDK
6 4 (30.77%) NoSQL
6 4 (30.77%) Apple iOS
6 4 (30.77%) Kanban
6 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
6 4 (30.77%) Life Science
6 4 (30.77%) QA
6 4 (30.77%) Scrum
6 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
6 4 (30.77%) Marketing
6 4 (30.77%) TDD
7 3 (23.08%) JUnit

Test Automation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bracknell 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 4 (30.77%) Firebase
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.69%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (7.69%) BrowserStack
2 1 (7.69%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Jenkins
1 7 (53.85%) Selenium
2 3 (23.08%) Bitbucket
2 3 (23.08%) JIRA
2 3 (23.08%) JUnit
2 3 (23.08%) UI Automator
3 2 (15.38%) Ant
3 2 (15.38%) Appium
3 2 (15.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (15.38%) Moq
3 2 (15.38%) MSBuild
3 2 (15.38%) NSubstitute
3 2 (15.38%) NUnit
3 2 (15.38%) Rhino Mocks
3 2 (15.38%) SonarQube
3 2 (15.38%) Subversion
3 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (15.38%) WebDriver
3 2 (15.38%) Zephyr
4 1 (7.69%) Mocha
General
1 4 (30.77%) Digital Economy
1 4 (30.77%) Marketing
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Software Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Node.js Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Developer in Test
4 2 (15.38%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Test Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Applications Developer
5 1 (7.69%) AWS Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (7.69%) React Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Applications Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) Node.js
1 5 (38.46%) React
2 4 (30.77%) Android SDK
2 4 (30.77%) iOS SDK
2 4 (30.77%) REST
2 4 (30.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
3 1 (7.69%) Backbone.js
3 1 (7.69%) CSS
3 1 (7.69%) CSS3
3 1 (7.69%) Ember.js
3 1 (7.69%) HTML
3 1 (7.69%) HTML5
3 1 (7.69%) Lambda Expressions
3 1 (7.69%) SOAP
3 1 (7.69%) Spring
3 1 (7.69%) Spring Boot
3 1 (7.69%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 9 (69.23%) Mobile App
2 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
2 4 (30.77%) Life Science
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Android
2 4 (30.77%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (38.46%) BDD
3 5 (38.46%) Continuous Delivery
3 5 (38.46%) Scenario Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Kanban
4 4 (30.77%) Scrum
4 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
4 4 (30.77%) TDD
5 3 (23.08%) Functional Testing
5 3 (23.08%) SDET
6 2 (15.38%) DevOps
7 1 (7.69%) Business Transformation
7 1 (7.69%) Front End Development
7 1 (7.69%) Open Source
7 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) JavaScript
2 7 (53.85%) Java
3 2 (15.38%) C#
4 1 (7.69%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) QA
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Ansible
1 2 (15.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Atlassian