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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 102 89 86
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -3
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 14 34 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.74% 1.66% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 2.13% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 21 4
Average daily rate £370 £340 £281
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% +20.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £275 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £413 £317
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.25 £33.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+40.15% -2.22%
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
1496 1598 1269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 79.20% 78.18% 73.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 982 870 687
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 74 61
Average hourly rate £47.50 £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.58 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £40.00 £125.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Automated Testing Daily Rate Histogram 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 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +6 5 £360 +2.85% 3
Portsmouth -4 2 £370 +32.14%
Winchester - 1 - - 3
Automated Testing
South East

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 27 (62.79%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (53.49%) Java
3 18 (41.86%) Scrum
4 15 (34.88%) Jenkins
5 14 (32.56%) Git (software)
6 12 (27.91%) Test Automation
6 12 (27.91%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (27.91%) Subversion
7 11 (25.58%) Unit Testing
7 11 (25.58%) Manual Testing
7 11 (25.58%) User Stories
7 11 (25.58%) Gradle
8 10 (23.26%) Artifactory
8 10 (23.26%) Robotium
8 10 (23.26%) Android SDK
8 10 (23.26%) Android Development
8 10 (23.26%) Mockito
8 10 (23.26%) Cucumber
8 10 (23.26%) REST
8 10 (23.26%) Test Scripting
8 10 (23.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 10 (23.26%) Android
8 10 (23.26%) Dependency Injection
8 10 (23.26%) Appium
8 10 (23.26%) RoboGuice
8 10 (23.26%) Sonatype Nexus
8 10 (23.26%) JSON
8 10 (23.26%) JIRA
8 10 (23.26%) Maven
8 10 (23.26%) Publishing

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 4 (9.30%) Confluence
2 1 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.33%) JBoss
2 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (11.63%) MS Office
2 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (9.30%) SAP ERP
2 1 (2.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) Network Security
2 2 (4.65%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (2.33%) MySQL
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
1 1 (2.33%) SAP BW
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (34.88%) Jenkins
2 14 (32.56%) Git (software)
3 12 (27.91%) Subversion
4 11 (25.58%) Gradle
5 10 (23.26%) Ant
5 10 (23.26%) Appium
5 10 (23.26%) Artifactory
5 10 (23.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 10 (23.26%) Cucumber
5 10 (23.26%) JIRA
5 10 (23.26%) Maven
5 10 (23.26%) Mockito
5 10 (23.26%) Robotium
5 10 (23.26%) Sonatype Nexus
6 6 (13.95%) HP UFT
7 5 (11.63%) Selenium
7 5 (11.63%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (9.30%) TeamCity
8 4 (9.30%) WebDriver
9 3 (6.98%) WATIR
General
1 10 (23.26%) Publishing
2 4 (9.30%) Banking
3 3 (6.98%) Finance
3 3 (6.98%) Legal
4 2 (4.65%) Automotive
4 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.33%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 17 (39.53%) Developer
2 12 (27.91%) Analyst
2 12 (27.91%) Test Analyst
3 10 (23.26%) Android Developer
4 6 (13.95%) Automation Analyst
4 6 (13.95%) Automation Test Analyst
4 6 (13.95%) Tester
5 5 (11.63%) Software Developer
5 5 (11.63%) Test Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Agile Test Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) SAP Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) SAP Test Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) Software Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) C++ Software Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Java Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Software Tester
8 2 (4.65%) C++ Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Java Software Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) QA Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (23.26%) Android SDK
1 10 (23.26%) JSON
1 10 (23.26%) REST
1 10 (23.26%) RoboGuice
2 5 (11.63%) Android NDK
2 5 (11.63%) JNI
3 4 (9.30%) .NET
3 4 (9.30%) Entity Framework
3 4 (9.30%) Gherkin
3 4 (9.30%) HTML
3 4 (9.30%) RxJava
3 4 (9.30%) SAP PI
4 3 (6.98%) .NET Framework
4 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET
4 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (6.98%) RESTful
4 3 (6.98%) WCF
5 2 (4.65%) CSS
5 2 (4.65%) HTML5
5 2 (4.65%) Twisted
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (6.98%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (2.33%) Contactless
2 1 (2.33%) EMV
2 1 (2.33%) IVR
2 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.33%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.26%) Android
2 3 (6.98%) Linux
2 3 (6.98%) Windows
2 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.33%) Debian
4 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.33%) SUSE
4 1 (2.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (62.79%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (41.86%) Scrum
3 12 (27.91%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (27.91%) Test Automation
4 11 (25.58%) Manual Testing
4 11 (25.58%) Unit Testing
4 11 (25.58%) User Stories
5 10 (23.26%) Android Development
5 10 (23.26%) Dependency Injection
5 10 (23.26%) Test Scripting
6 7 (16.28%) Software Testing
7 6 (13.95%) Software Engineering
8 5 (11.63%) BDD
8 5 (11.63%) ERP
8 5 (11.63%) Functional Testing
8 5 (11.63%) Mentoring
8 5 (11.63%) OO
8 5 (11.63%) OOP
9 4 (9.30%) SDLC
9 4 (9.30%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 23 (53.49%) Java
2 7 (16.28%) C#
3 5 (11.63%) C++
3 5 (11.63%) SQL
4 4 (9.30%) Ruby
5 2 (4.65%) Erlang
5 2 (4.65%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.65%) Python
5 2 (4.65%) VB
5 2 (4.65%) VBScript
6 1 (2.33%) C
6 1 (2.33%) F#
6 1 (2.33%) PHP
6 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) ISEB
1 5 (11.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 5 (11.63%) SC Cleared
1 5 (11.63%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.98%) Degree
3 1 (2.33%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (2.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.33%) OCA
3 1 (2.33%) OCP
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.63%) QA
2 2 (4.65%) FedRAMP
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.33%) VMware ESX
1 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.33%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.63%) HP
2 5 (11.63%) Oracle
3 4 (9.30%) SAP
4 1 (2.33%) Intel Security
4 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.33%) VMware
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