The first table below looks at the demand for Automated Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Basingstoke region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 24 42 22
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -20
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 2 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 1.08% 2.08% 3.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.71% 2.50% 5.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate
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£303 £278 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.00% -11.20%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £32.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+21.53% -18.75%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
117 200 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 62.90% 83.33% 67.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 119 55
Average daily rate £368 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £290 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 13
Average hourly rate £33.00 £23.13 £23.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.70% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £18.00 £11.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £29.50 £41.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

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

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

Automated Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Automated Testing Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

Automated Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Automated Testing across the Basingstoke region.

Automated Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

Automated Testing
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke 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 4 (66.67%) Finance
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) CMS
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
1 4 (66.67%) CSS
1 4 (66.67%) Web Services
1 4 (66.67%) DSDM
1 4 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 4 (66.67%) HTTP
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (66.67%) HP
1 4 (66.67%) ISEB
1 4 (66.67%) Web Development
1 4 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (66.67%) Ektron
1 4 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (66.67%) SharePoint 2010
1 4 (66.67%) Software Testing
1 4 (66.67%) ISTQB
1 4 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 2 (33.33%) Selenium
2 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 2 (33.33%) Rational Functional Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Automotive

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 4 (66.67%) CMS
1 4 (66.67%) SharePoint 2010
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (33.33%) Selenium
2 2 (33.33%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Analyst
1 6 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Web Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) CSS
1 4 (66.67%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) Software Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Web Development
1 4 (66.67%) DSDM
2 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) ISEB
1 4 (66.67%) ISTQB
1 4 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (66.67%) HP
1 4 (66.67%) Ektron