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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 39 27 32
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +5
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.86% 0.53% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.31% 0.67% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £225 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.75% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
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
229 150 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 65.43% 79.37% 73.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 91 98
Median daily rate £425 £388 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +7.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £250 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £475 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 6
Median hourly rate £17.45 £15.00 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.33% -51.61%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%

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 May 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 6 (66.67%) Windows
1 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
1 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
1 6 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 5 (55.56%) SCCM
2 5 (55.56%) SCOM
2 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
3 3 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
4 2 (22.22%) Electronics
4 2 (22.22%) Military
4 2 (22.22%) C#
4 2 (22.22%) PHP
4 2 (22.22%) .NET
4 2 (22.22%) Android
4 2 (22.22%) Apple iOS
4 2 (22.22%) Degree
4 2 (22.22%) JIRA
4 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
4 2 (22.22%) Functional Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Selenium
5 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Web Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Test Management
5 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
5 1 (11.11%) Pega

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 (11.11%) Apache Solr
1 1 (11.11%) Confluence
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
1 1 (11.11%) SuccessFactors
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) JIRA
2 1 (11.11%) Bugzilla
2 1 (11.11%) JUnit
2 1 (11.11%) NUnit
2 1 (11.11%) PHPUnit
2 1 (11.11%) Selenium
2 1 (11.11%) SoapUI
2 1 (11.11%) Testopia
2 1 (11.11%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (22.22%) Electronics
1 2 (22.22%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Integration Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Software Test Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Test Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) SOA Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Test Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Transformation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) Middleware
2 1 (11.11%) Qt
2 1 (11.11%) REST
2 1 (11.11%) SOAP
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
1 6 (66.67%) Windows Server
1 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (22.22%) Android
2 2 (22.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
2 3 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Functional Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Testing
4 1 (11.11%) BDD
4 1 (11.11%) Defect Management
4 1 (11.11%) Open Source
4 1 (11.11%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) SOA
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (11.11%) TDD
4 1 (11.11%) Test Management
4 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
4 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
4 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
4 1 (11.11%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) C#
1 2 (22.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) ISEB
3 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) JSP 440
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) SCCM
1 5 (55.56%) SCOM
2 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) IBM
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Pega
2 1 (11.11%) Rally
2 1 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (11.11%) SAP