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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 37 39 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.42% 0.44% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 0.58% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£322 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £35.00 £17.75
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +97.18%
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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
154 171 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 64.71% 75.33% 74.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 94 44
Average daily rate £340 £403 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.52% +19.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £300 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 20
Average hourly rate £11.35 £35.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.57% -10.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 15 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 30 January 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%) VBScript
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) Intel
1 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Device Driver
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (50.00%) R
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) VBScript
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) R
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Intel