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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 32 51 -
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.48% 0.42% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £331 £400
% change year-on-year
-0.37% -17.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.75 £44.09 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-5.30% +3.74%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
156 179 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 74.29% 74.58% 71.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 111 61
Average daily rate £380 £350 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -7.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £408 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 12
Average hourly rate £37.50 £39.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +64.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £17.03 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £39.00 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +20.75%
Test Automation
Hampshire

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 22 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 XP
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) WinRunner
1 2 (100.00%) TestDirector
1 2 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (100.00%) Veritas
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Netcool
1 2 (100.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) McAfee
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) AIX
1 2 (100.00%) Clustering
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint Server
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (100.00%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 2 (100.00%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) WinRunner
1 2 (100.00%) TestDirector
1 2 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) AIX
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Netcool
1 2 (100.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (100.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Veritas
1 2 (100.00%) McAfee
Basingstoke
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago