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 24 August 2016 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank - 30 32
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 0 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke - 2.80% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 3.26% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Median daily rate - £433 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £369 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.47% +5.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £38.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.75 £30.72 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+19.62% -22.22%
Test Automation
Hampshire

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
134 215 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 70.90% 86.00% 71.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 126 78
Median daily rate £418 £400 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% +16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £525 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 14
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.75 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.89% -42.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.90 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £24.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +26.21%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Electronics
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) PHP
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) Android
2 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Web Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Management
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
3 1 (33.33%) Rally
3 1 (33.33%) Testopia
3 1 (33.33%) Pega
3 1 (33.33%) Qt
3 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 1 (33.33%) SaaS
3 1 (33.33%) Confluence
3 1 (33.33%) PHPUnit
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall

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 1 (33.33%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) SaaS
1 1 (33.33%) SuccessFactors
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) Bugzilla
2 1 (33.33%) JUnit
2 1 (33.33%) NUnit
2 1 (33.33%) PHPUnit
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Testopia
2 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (66.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Software Test Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Test Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Transformation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Android
1 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Testing
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Pega
1 1 (33.33%) Rally
1 1 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (33.33%) SAP