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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 31 26 28
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 10 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 2.81% 2.99% 2.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.33% 3.68% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 4
Median daily rate £313 - £309
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £38.75 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-13.54% +6.89%
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
231 163 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 64.89% 81.09% 73.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 104 95
Median daily rate £425 £388 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +4.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £250 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £475 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 7
Median hourly rate £17.45 £15.00 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.33% -51.61%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Basingstoke region citing Automated Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Basingstoke region with a requirement for 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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

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