Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newbury 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 20 November 2017 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 > Newbury
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 35 24
Rank change year-on-year -1 -11 -
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 4 4 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newbury 1.25% 1.48% 4.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.41% 1.81% 5.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 2
Newbury median daily rate - £375 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +36.36% -
Berkshire median daily rate £375 £388 £375
% change year-on-year -3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Newbury median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £45.50

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 Newbury with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Newbury
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 283 221 281
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newbury 88.44% 81.55% 81.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 102 104
Newbury median daily rate £400 £360 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% -2.44%
10th Percentile £296 £275 £263
90th Percentile £525 £500 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 1
Newbury median hourly rate £12.61 £38.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.82% +94.87% -
10th Percentile £9.86 £26.60 £19.25
90th Percentile £14.25 £47.80 £19.75
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.75 £30.45
% change year-on-year -18.31% -41.71% +78.38%

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Newbury

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation in Newbury

Test Automation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Automation in Newbury

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Newbury region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Subversion
2 2 (50.00%) JSF
2 2 (50.00%) Maven
2 2 (50.00%) IPsec
2 2 (50.00%) Software Architecture
2 2 (50.00%) Mockito
2 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (50.00%) BDD
2 2 (50.00%) REST
2 2 (50.00%) FishEye
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (50.00%) Gherkin
2 2 (50.00%) OpenStack
2 2 (50.00%) Bitbucket
2 2 (50.00%) Vaadin
2 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (50.00%) Artifactory
2 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (50.00%) User Stories
2 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (50.00%) Google Compute Engine
2 2 (50.00%) DevOps
2 2 (50.00%) PrimeFaces

Test Automation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newbury 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) Apache TomEE
1 2 (50.00%) Confluence
1 2 (50.00%) GlassFish
1 2 (50.00%) JBoss
1 2 (50.00%) OpenStack
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (50.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (50.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Google App Engine
1 2 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (50.00%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DMZ
1 2 (50.00%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
1 2 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Artifactory
1 2 (50.00%) Bitbucket
1 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (50.00%) FishEye
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA Agile
1 2 (50.00%) jMock
1 2 (50.00%) JUnit
1 2 (50.00%) Maven
1 2 (50.00%) Mockito
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
1 2 (50.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Security Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Application Development Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Development Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Development Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (50.00%) EJB
1 2 (50.00%) Facelets
1 2 (50.00%) Gherkin
1 2 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (50.00%) Java EE
1 2 (50.00%) JPA
1 2 (50.00%) JSF
1 2 (50.00%) JSP
1 2 (50.00%) PrimeFaces
1 2 (50.00%) REST
1 2 (50.00%) RichFaces
1 2 (50.00%) SOAP
1 2 (50.00%) Vaadin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (50.00%) PKI
1 2 (50.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) BDD
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (50.00%) DevOps
1 2 (50.00%) Kanban
1 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (50.00%) Regulatory Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
1 2 (50.00%) SOA
1 2 (50.00%) Software Architecture
1 2 (50.00%) TDD
1 2 (50.00%) UML
1 2 (50.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Google
1 2 (50.00%) HP
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat