The table below looks at the statistics for Automation 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 Automation Testing over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Testing
Rank 32 - 49
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Automation Testing 2 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.83% - 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.07% - 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£380 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £339 £343
% change year-on-year
-4.05% -1.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 - £32.50
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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
187 142 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 77.92% 67.30% 87.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 79 141
Average daily rate £400 £348 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.10% -0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £140 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 9
Average hourly rate £22.50 £37.50 £23.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +62.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.99 £13.49 £21.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.40 £39.00 £29.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.83 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+21.13% -11.30%

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

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

Automation Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

Automation Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Automation Testing Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing Automation 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 Automation Testing.

1 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (60.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (60.00%) BDD
2 3 (60.00%) Gherkin
2 3 (60.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (60.00%) Selenium
2 3 (60.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) Ant
3 2 (40.00%) JUnit
3 2 (40.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) Spring
3 2 (40.00%) Maven
3 2 (40.00%) Ajax
3 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) JAXB
3 2 (40.00%) ISEB
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (40.00%) Test Automation

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing Automation 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 Automation Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) WebLogic
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Selenium
1 3 (60.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (40.00%) Gerrit
2 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) Ant
2 2 (40.00%) JUnit
2 2 (40.00%) Maven
3 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (20.00%) Appium
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Analyst
1 5 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 4 (80.00%) Automation Analyst
3 3 (60.00%) Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (40.00%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (40.00%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (20.00%) Test Automation Analyst
5 1 (20.00%) Automation Tester
5 1 (20.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Gherkin
2 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) JAXB
2 2 (40.00%) Spring
2 2 (40.00%) Ajax
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Android
1 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (60.00%) BDD
3 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) System Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft