The first table below looks at the demand for Test Automation 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 Test Automation over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 29 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 1 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.53% 4.78% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 5.82% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 0
Average daily rate
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- £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+21.95% -23.12%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
119 189 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 62.96% 82.17% 64.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 111 39
Average daily rate £368 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £290 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 14
Average hourly rate £33.00 £23.13 £21.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.70% +9.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £19.54 £11.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £39.00 £40.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -
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Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

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

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

Test Automation
Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Test Automation Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

Test Automation
Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Test Automation across the Basingstoke region.

Test Automation Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

Test Automation
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) AIX
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) Intel
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) WinRunner
2 1 (50.00%) TestDirector
2 1 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (50.00%) Veritas
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Netcool
2 1 (50.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) McAfee
2 1 (50.00%) Device Driver
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VBScript

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) WinRunner
1 1 (50.00%) TestDirector
1 1 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Device Driver
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) AIX
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Netcool
1 1 (50.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Intel
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) Veritas
1 1 (50.00%) McAfee