The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Testing
Rank 29 42 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Contract jobs citing Automation Testing 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.53% 0.84% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 1.02% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£343 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £343 £286
% change year-on-year
-5.10% +19.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £34.00 -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
120 197 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 63.16% 82.43% 64.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 116 43
Average daily rate £368 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £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 10 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 £19.54 £11.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £39.00 £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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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 8 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Automotive
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Automotive
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification