The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Andover region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank - - 11
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Andover - - 3.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £348
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.25 £33.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+40.15% -2.22%
Automated Testing
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 Andover region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Andover
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
30 13 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Andover 85.71% 86.67% 84.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 9 7
Average daily rate £400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Andover

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

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Andover

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Andover

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Andover region citing Automated Testing 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 Automated Testing.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) VBScript
1 2 (100.00%) VB
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle APEX
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) F#
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Reports

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Andover by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Andover region citing Automated Testing 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 Automated Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Tester
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Tester
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Test Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Tester
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Tester
2 1 (50.00%) Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) VB
1 2 (100.00%) VBScript
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) F#
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft