The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation
Hampshire / Basingstoke
Rank 24 33 36
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +3
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 4 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 1.90% 1.68% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.60% 2.06% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Median daily rate £375 - £322
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £375 £358
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +4.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £50.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +33.33%

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
154 194 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 73.33% 81.51% 72.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 112 78
Median daily rate £315 £375 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.13% +6.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £254 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £500 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 11
Median hourly rate £16.50 £82.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-80.00% +489.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.75 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £82.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Basingstoke region citing Test Automation as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Basingstoke region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

Test Automation Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) SOA
1 2 (50.00%) IBM
1 2 (50.00%) Middleware
1 2 (50.00%) SOAP
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) TDD
1 2 (50.00%) QA
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
1 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (50.00%) Apache Solr
1 2 (50.00%) Open Source
1 2 (50.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
1 2 (50.00%) REST
1 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (50.00%) Docker
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (50.00%) Smoke Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Line Management
2 1 (25.00%) Node.js
2 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (25.00%) BDD

Test Automation
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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) Apache Solr
1 2 (50.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
1 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Contracts Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Java Automation Tester
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Software Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Software Test Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Middleware
1 2 (50.00%) REST
1 2 (50.00%) SOAP
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) Node.js
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Open Source
1 2 (50.00%) Smoke Testing
1 2 (50.00%) SOA
1 2 (50.00%) TDD
1 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) Line Management
2 1 (25.00%) OOP
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Management
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) PHP
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby
2 1 (25.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) IBM
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
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