The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 October 2014 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank - 31 29
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 0 7 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke - 3.43% 7.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 4.35% 9.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 8
Average daily rate
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- £290 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 £35.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+64.28% -10.25%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
150 161 310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 68.81% 78.92% 77.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 105 146
Average daily rate £350 £351 £317
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.14% +10.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £280 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £425 £462
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 6 15
Average hourly rate £34.00 £23.13 £23.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.02% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.84 £11.83 £11.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £29.50 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.28% +3.63%

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 9 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Rational Functional Tester
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 2 (100.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Automotive

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 1 (50.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 2 (100.00%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java