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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 35 32 48
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +16
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.48% 0.55% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 0.69% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £325 £341
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -1.23%
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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
161 144 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 77.78% 78.69% 75.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 80 109
Average daily rate £383 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.29% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £440 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 17
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £29.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +26.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £14.00 £11.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £41.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

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 21 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (50.00%) QA
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Web Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) TestComplete
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) R
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Media

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) TestComplete
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Technical Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Technical Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Automation Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Web Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) R
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft