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 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 26 30 32
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 13 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 3.96% 1.41% 2.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.83% 1.86% 2.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 4
Average daily rate £313 - £320
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 - £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £37.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+12.66% +3.44%
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 Basingstoke region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
223 161 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 67.99% 75.59% 78.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 86 99
Average daily rate £425 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £250 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £505 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 9
Average hourly rate £17.45 £42.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.45% +12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.88 £31.80 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £82.50 £42.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 12 (92.31%) Security Cleared
2 10 (76.92%) Data Centre
2 10 (76.92%) Web Services
3 6 (46.15%) Netcool
3 6 (46.15%) Linux
3 6 (46.15%) SQL
3 6 (46.15%) Oracle
3 6 (46.15%) Oracle Database
4 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
5 4 (30.77%) MongoDB
5 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
5 4 (30.77%) Remedy
5 4 (30.77%) Windows
6 3 (23.08%) HP UFT
6 3 (23.08%) HP
6 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (15.38%) Test Management
7 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
7 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
7 2 (15.38%) ITIL
7 2 (15.38%) VB
7 2 (15.38%) ITIL V3
7 2 (15.38%) Process Improvement
7 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
7 2 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (15.38%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (7.69%) Issue Tracking
8 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
8 1 (7.69%) BMC
8 1 (7.69%) Telecoms

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Remedy ITSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) Oracle Database
2 4 (30.77%) MongoDB
2 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) HP UFT
2 1 (7.69%) Bugzilla
2 1 (7.69%) JIRA
2 1 (7.69%) Selenium
General
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Remedy Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Test Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Implementation Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Remedy Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Remedy Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (76.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (76.92%) Data Centre
2 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.69%) IVR
3 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Linux
2 4 (30.77%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL V3
2 2 (15.38%) Process Improvement
2 2 (15.38%) Test Management
2 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
2 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
3 1 (7.69%) Issue Tracking
3 1 (7.69%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (92.31%) Security Cleared
2 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) BPSS Clearance
Systems Management
1 6 (46.15%) Netcool
2 2 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Oracle
2 4 (30.77%) Remedy
3 3 (23.08%) HP
4 1 (7.69%) BMC
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