Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Rickmansworth 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 17 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
Hertfordshire > Rickmansworth
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 3 -
Rank change year-on-year -12 - +27
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 2 13 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Rickmansworth 3.13% 25.49% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.55% 36.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 0
Rickmansworth median daily rate - £285 -
Hertfordshire median daily rate £525 £425 £325
% change year-on-year +23.53% +30.77% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Rickmansworth median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - £31.25

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 Rickmansworth with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Rickmansworth
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 44 36 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Rickmansworth 68.75% 70.59% 55.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 16 6
Rickmansworth median daily rate £350 £315 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.29% -22.35% +19.12%
10th Percentile £212 £184 £291
90th Percentile £598 £481 £488
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £413 £400
% change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 11
Rickmansworth median hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.14% -3.45% +38.10%
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £18.00 £26.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year -32.71% +27.37% +31.27%

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Rickmansworth

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation in Rickmansworth

Test Automation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Rickmansworth

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Automation in Rickmansworth

For the 6 months to 17 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 Rickmansworth region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) WPF
1 2 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC

Test Automation
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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) WPF
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#