Period
to 25 January 2020

The median contractor rate for a Test Automation Manager was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 25 January 2020.

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 Manager
South West > Bristol
6 months to
25 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 120 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Test Automation Manager 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.053% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Bristol median daily rate £425 - -
South West median daily rate £425 - £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol. 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
Bristol
Contract vacancies in Bristol with a recognized job title 1,768 2,066 1,793
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.69% 95.65% 95.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,171 1,449 1,180
Bristol median daily rate £420 £425 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.18% +12.58% +0.67%
10th Percentile £225 £263 £219
90th Percentile £600 £575 £525
South West median daily rate £433 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.76% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 80 60
Bristol median hourly rate £35.00 £36.30 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.58% +107.43% -25.53%
10th Percentile £12.85 £14.13 £11.75
90th Percentile £52.50 £61.04 £50.88
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £36.25 £25.50
% change year-on-year -3.45% +42.16% -7.27%

Test Automation Manager Skill Set
Top 14 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 25 January 2020, Test Automation Manager 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 Bristol region featuring Test Automation Manager in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) HP ALM
1 1 (100.00%) Commercial Awareness
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Leadership

Test Automation Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Commercial Awareness
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Leadership
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) HP