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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation
Hampshire / Basingstoke
Rank 26 - 34
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.58% - 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.86% - 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £475 - £322
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £380
% change year-on-year
+1.38% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £50.00 £35.25
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +41.84%

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
116 203 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 67.44% 83.20% 68.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 119 81
Median daily rate £315 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £221 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 7
Median hourly rate £16.50 £15.78 £11.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.59% +38.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.79 £14.58 £11.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £17.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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
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 10 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Scala
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Java Automation Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA