Period
to 21 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for Data-Driven Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data-Driven Testing over the 6 months to 21 April 2019 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.

Data-Driven Testing
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
21 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 84 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +113
Contract jobs citing Data-Driven Testing 19 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.25% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.45% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 0
Reading median daily rate £613 - -
Berkshire median daily rate £600 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -

Data-Driven Testing 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 Reading with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,312 1,095 1,122
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 86.32% 84.69% 81.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 772 676 565
Reading median daily rate £463 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £310 £263 £228
90th Percentile £625 £600 £550
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £417
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.92% +4.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 26 39
Reading median hourly rate £42.50 £16.75 £17.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +153.73% -5.26% -35.71%
10th Percentile £16.25 £11.25 £13.00
90th Percentile £56.75 £49.38 £57.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year +16.67% -1.64% -7.58%

Data-Driven Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing Data-Driven Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for Data-Driven Testing in Reading

Data-Driven Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Data-Driven Testing in Reading.

Contractor daily rate trend for Data-Driven Testing in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 April 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Data-Driven Testing 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 Reading region with a requirement for Data-Driven Testing.

1 19 (100.00%) SQL
1 19 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 19 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 19 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 19 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 19 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 19 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 19 (100.00%) Analytics
1 19 (100.00%) DevOps
1 19 (100.00%) Power BI
1 19 (100.00%) Data Lake
2 18 (94.74%) Continuous Delivery
2 18 (94.74%) Continuous Integration
2 18 (94.74%) Visual Studio Team System
2 18 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (94.74%) Microsoft
3 17 (89.47%) Data Management
4 16 (84.21%) HDInsight
5 15 (78.95%) Virtual Machines
5 15 (78.95%) Windows
5 15 (78.95%) PaaS
5 15 (78.95%) Security Testing
5 15 (78.95%) IaaS
6 10 (52.63%) Scrum
6 10 (52.63%) Data Science
7 4 (21.05%) QA
7 4 (21.05%) Apache
7 4 (21.05%) Apache Spark
8 3 (15.79%) Data Lake Analytics
8 3 (15.79%) Technical Leadership

Data-Driven Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 4 (21.05%) Apache
1 4 (21.05%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 19 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (78.95%) IaaS
2 15 (78.95%) PaaS
3 3 (15.79%) Data Lake Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (100.00%) Data Lake
1 19 (100.00%) Power BI
1 19 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 16 (84.21%) HDInsight
3 3 (15.79%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 19 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 18 (94.74%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
3 3 (15.79%) JIRA
General
1 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (78.95%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) Azure DevOps
3 6 (31.58%) Azure DevOps Engineer
3 6 (31.58%) Azure Engineer
3 6 (31.58%) Technical Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) Lead DevOps
5 3 (15.79%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) COM
Operating Systems
1 15 (78.95%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) Analytics
1 19 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 19 (100.00%) DevOps
1 19 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 18 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (94.74%) Continuous Delivery
2 18 (94.74%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (89.47%) Data Management
4 15 (78.95%) Security Testing
5 10 (52.63%) Data Science
5 10 (52.63%) Scrum
6 3 (15.79%) B2B
6 3 (15.79%) DNA
6 3 (15.79%) Technical Leadership
7 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (10.53%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (5.26%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 19 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) QA
System Software
1 15 (78.95%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 18 (94.74%) Microsoft