The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Aldershot region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aldershot - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £330
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +7.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £41.75
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -7.18%
Test Automation
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Aldershot region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Aldershot
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
19 21 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aldershot 70.37% 87.50% 85.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 29
Average daily rate £400 £300 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £160 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Aldershot

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Automation across the Aldershot region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Aldershot

Test Automation
Daily Rate Trend in Aldershot

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

Test Automation Daily Rate Trend in Aldershot

Test Automation
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Aldershot

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Aldershot region citing Test Automation also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Test Automation.

1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) System Testing
1 2 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 2 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 2 (100.00%) LoadUI
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Aldershot by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Aldershot region citing Test Automation also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Test Automation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) LoadUI
1 2 (100.00%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Systems Manager
1 2 (100.00%) Test Leader
1 2 (100.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 2 (100.00%) System Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing