The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Rickmansworth with a requirement for Automated Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 28 March 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
Hertfordshire / Rickmansworth
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Rickmansworth 28.57% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 33.33% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £925 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £380 £340
% change year-on-year +1.31% +11.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £67.89 £44.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year +52.56% +23.61%  

Automated Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Rickmansworth with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Rickmansworth
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 6 25 24
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Rickmansworth 85.71% 69.44% 82.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 18
Median daily rate £925 £550 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +68.18% +46.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £12.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

Automated Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Rickmansworth

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Rickmansworth citing Automated Testing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Automated Testing in Rickmansworth

Automated Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Rickmansworth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Automated Testing in Rickmansworth.

Contractor daily rate trend for Automated Testing in Rickmansworth

Automated Testing
Top 15 Co-occurring IT Skills in Rickmansworth

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Automated Testing 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 Rickmansworth region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) Test Management
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Confluence
1 2 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) People Management

Automated Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Rickmansworth 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 (100.00%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Portfolio Manager
1 2 (100.00%) Portfolio Test Manager
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Manager
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Portfolio Manager
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Test Manager
1 2 (100.00%) Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (100.00%) People Management
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Test Management
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy