The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 113 93 83
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -10
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 5 12 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.23% 0.73% 1.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 1.01% 2.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 13
Average daily rate
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£350 £273 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.44% -30.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £259 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £299 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £324 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.47% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+64.28% -12.50%
Automated Testing
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1577 1183 1382
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 73.45% 72.40% 75.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 895 730 754
Average daily rate £360 £380 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 56 88
Average hourly rate £21.50 £28.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.21% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.75 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Automated Testing across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Automated Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Automated Testing across the Hampshire region.

Automated Testing Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Automated Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Automated Testing across the Hampshire region.

Automated Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Automated Testing
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southampton -8 1 £250 - 1
Winchester - - - - 1
Farnborough - - - -
Andover - - - - 1
Basingstoke - - - -
Eastleigh - - - -
Fareham - - - -
Havant - - - -
Petersfield - - - -
Portsmouth - - - - 1
Automated Testing
South East

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region citing Automated Testing 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 Automated Testing.

1 16 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (52.17%) CSS
2 12 (52.17%) HTML
2 12 (52.17%) JavaScript
2 12 (52.17%) TDD
2 12 (52.17%) HTML5
2 12 (52.17%) CSS3
3 11 (47.83%) Apache Cassandra
3 11 (47.83%) RabbitMQ
3 11 (47.83%) Open Source
3 11 (47.83%) BDD
3 11 (47.83%) Node.js
3 11 (47.83%) Redis
3 11 (47.83%) KnockoutJS
3 11 (47.83%) Web Application Development
3 11 (47.83%) Ember.js
3 11 (47.83%) AngularJS
3 11 (47.83%) Elasticsearch
3 11 (47.83%) Event-Driven Architecture
3 11 (47.83%) Web Development
3 11 (47.83%) Wiki
4 6 (26.09%) Test Scripting
5 5 (21.74%) Selenium
6 4 (17.39%) Java
6 4 (17.39%) Functional Testing
7 3 (13.04%) Waterfall
7 3 (13.04%) Cucumber
7 3 (13.04%) E-Commerce
7 3 (13.04%) QuickTest Pro
7 3 (13.04%) Knowledge Management

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region citing Automated Testing 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 Automated Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (47.83%) Node.js
1 11 (47.83%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (4.35%) Apache
2 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.35%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (47.83%) Apache Cassandra
1 11 (47.83%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Selenium
2 3 (13.04%) Cucumber
2 3 (13.04%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (8.70%) Rational Functional Tester
3 2 (8.70%) JUnit
4 1 (4.35%) FitNesse
4 1 (4.35%) SoapUI
4 1 (4.35%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.35%) Zephyr
4 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.35%) RSpec
4 1 (4.35%) WebDriver
4 1 (4.35%) JMeter
4 1 (4.35%) Subversion
4 1 (4.35%) Maven
4 1 (4.35%) HttpUnit
4 1 (4.35%) JIRA
General
1 1 (4.35%) Back Office
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
1 1 (4.35%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Developer
2 11 (47.83%) Programmer
2 11 (47.83%) JavaScript Developer
3 9 (39.13%) Web Developer
4 7 (30.43%) Web Programmer
5 6 (26.09%) Analyst
5 6 (26.09%) Test Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Tester
6 2 (8.70%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Automation Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Automation Specialist
7 1 (4.35%) Functional Test Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Functional Tester
7 1 (4.35%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Front-End Web Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Coordinator
7 1 (4.35%) Java Web Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Test Coordinator
7 1 (4.35%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (52.17%) HTML
1 12 (52.17%) CSS
1 12 (52.17%) HTML5
1 12 (52.17%) CSS3
2 11 (47.83%) KnockoutJS
2 11 (47.83%) RabbitMQ
2 11 (47.83%) Ember.js
2 11 (47.83%) AngularJS
3 1 (4.35%) Semantic HTML
3 1 (4.35%) HTML5 Canvas
3 1 (4.35%) Sass
3 1 (4.35%) Web Services
3 1 (4.35%) SVG
3 1 (4.35%) LAMP
3 1 (4.35%) Spring
3 1 (4.35%) Java EE
3 1 (4.35%) CakePHP
3 1 (4.35%) YUI
Miscellaneous
1 11 (47.83%) Wiki
1 11 (47.83%) Open Source
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Data Integration
2 1 (4.35%) EPoS
2 1 (4.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) UNIX
1 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (52.17%) TDD
3 11 (47.83%) BDD
3 11 (47.83%) Web Development
3 11 (47.83%) Web Application Development
3 11 (47.83%) Event-Driven Architecture
4 6 (26.09%) Test Scripting
5 4 (17.39%) Functional Testing
6 3 (13.04%) Waterfall
6 3 (13.04%) Knowledge Management
6 3 (13.04%) E-Commerce
7 2 (8.70%) Test Automation
8 1 (4.35%) Graceful Degradation
8 1 (4.35%) Automation Testing
8 1 (4.35%) OOD
8 1 (4.35%) SEO
8 1 (4.35%) OO
8 1 (4.35%) CRM
8 1 (4.35%) Risk Analysis
8 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) JavaScript
2 4 (17.39%) Java
3 1 (4.35%) C#
3 1 (4.35%) PHP
3 1 (4.35%) VB
3 1 (4.35%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Puppet
1 1 (4.35%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle
2 1 (4.35%) Siebel
2 1 (4.35%) HP
2 1 (4.35%) Appcelerator
2 1 (4.35%) Facebook
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