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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 24 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 79 80 98
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +18
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 36 42 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.83% 1.98% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.35% 2.38% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 22 15
Median daily rate £385 £368 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.62% -15.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £276 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £341 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £59.31 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.00 £38.75 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+34.19% +0.64%
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
1531 1764 1615
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 77.79% 83.21% 77.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 979 1143 928
Median daily rate £400 £375 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 89 74
Median hourly rate £40.00 £28.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -34.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.45 £12.50 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £45.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hampshire region citing Automated Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 June 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Portsmouth - 11 £463 -
Basingstoke -5 10 £313 -27.74%
Farnborough - 3 - -
Southampton +11 2 £356 +14.00% 2
Automated Testing
South East

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 24 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Automated Testing 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 20 (40.82%) SQL
1 20 (40.82%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (36.73%) Web Services
2 18 (36.73%) Linux
3 17 (34.69%) Git (software)
4 16 (32.65%) Data Centre
5 15 (30.61%) Security Cleared
6 11 (22.45%) Android
6 11 (22.45%) Software Engineering
6 11 (22.45%) Google
6 11 (22.45%) Computer Science
6 11 (22.45%) Release Management
6 11 (22.45%) Oracle
6 11 (22.45%) Google Play
6 11 (22.45%) Android Development
7 10 (20.41%) Android Studio
7 10 (20.41%) Oracle Database
7 10 (20.41%) Gradle
7 10 (20.41%) HTML
7 10 (20.41%) RESTful
8 9 (18.37%) Test Management
8 9 (18.37%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (18.37%) Selenium
8 9 (18.37%) TDD
8 9 (18.37%) Python
8 9 (18.37%) Bluetooth
8 9 (18.37%) Scrum
8 9 (18.37%) Bash Shell
9 8 (16.33%) Netcool
9 8 (16.33%) JavaScript

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire 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 2 (4.08%) CMS
2 1 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.04%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 11 (22.45%) Google Play
2 3 (6.12%) IaaS
2 3 (6.12%) PaaS
2 3 (6.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.37%) Bluetooth
2 4 (8.16%) DVB
2 4 (8.16%) HTTP
2 4 (8.16%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.41%) Oracle Database
2 5 (10.20%) MongoDB
2 5 (10.20%) SQL Server
3 4 (8.16%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.04%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.04%) MariaDB
4 1 (2.04%) MySQL
4 1 (2.04%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (34.69%) Git (software)
2 10 (20.41%) Android Studio
2 10 (20.41%) Gradle
3 9 (18.37%) Selenium
4 7 (14.29%) Cucumber
5 5 (10.20%) Jenkins
6 3 (6.12%) HP UFT
7 2 (4.08%) JIRA
7 2 (4.08%) RubyMine
7 2 (4.08%) Subversion
8 1 (2.04%) Bugzilla
8 1 (2.04%) Jasmine
8 1 (2.04%) MSTest
8 1 (2.04%) PHPUnit
8 1 (2.04%) SpecFlow
8 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (4.08%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (55.10%) Developer
2 11 (22.45%) Android Developer
3 7 (14.29%) Analyst
4 6 (12.24%) Test Analyst
5 5 (10.20%) Automation Test Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) QA Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Remedy Developer
6 4 (8.16%) Test Automation Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Integration Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Consultant
8 2 (4.08%) Deployment Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Manual Test Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Product Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) QA Test Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) ServiceNow Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Software Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Test Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Test Specialist
9 1 (2.04%) Testing Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (36.73%) Web Services
2 10 (20.41%) HTML
2 10 (20.41%) RESTful
3 6 (12.24%) HTML5
4 5 (10.20%) Node.js
4 5 (10.20%) XML
5 4 (8.16%) REST
6 3 (6.12%) Android SDK
6 3 (6.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (4.08%) CSS
7 2 (4.08%) CSS3
8 1 (2.04%) .NET
8 1 (2.04%) EJS
8 1 (2.04%) Express
8 1 (2.04%) Jade
8 1 (2.04%) Laravel
8 1 (2.04%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 16 (32.65%) Data Centre
2 11 (22.45%) Computer Science
3 4 (8.16%) DTV
3 4 (8.16%) MPEG
3 4 (8.16%) STB
4 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.04%) Blog
5 1 (2.04%) IVR
5 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.04%) NHS
5 1 (2.04%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 18 (36.73%) Linux
2 11 (22.45%) Android
3 6 (12.24%) Windows
4 5 (10.20%) CentOS
4 5 (10.20%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (40.82%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (22.45%) Android Development
2 11 (22.45%) Release Management
2 11 (22.45%) Software Engineering
3 9 (18.37%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (18.37%) Scrum
3 9 (18.37%) TDD
3 9 (18.37%) Test Management
4 6 (12.24%) BDD
5 5 (10.20%) DevOps
6 4 (8.16%) Identity Management
6 4 (8.16%) SOA
6 4 (8.16%) User Stories
6 4 (8.16%) Workflow
7 3 (6.12%) Functional Testing
7 3 (6.12%) Integration Testing
7 3 (6.12%) Manual Testing
7 3 (6.12%) Non-Functional Testing
7 3 (6.12%) Software Testing
7 3 (6.12%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 20 (40.82%) SQL
2 9 (18.37%) Bash Shell
2 9 (18.37%) Python
3 8 (16.33%) JavaScript
4 5 (10.20%) Perl
5 4 (8.16%) C
5 4 (8.16%) C++
5 4 (8.16%) Ruby
6 3 (6.12%) C#
7 2 (4.08%) PHP
7 2 (4.08%) VB
8 1 (2.04%) CoffeeScript
8 1 (2.04%) Java
8 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (30.61%) Security Cleared
2 6 (12.24%) SC Cleared
3 5 (10.20%) Degree
4 4 (8.16%) ISEB
4 4 (8.16%) ISTQB
4 4 (8.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (6.12%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.20%) QA
System Software
1 5 (10.20%) Docker
1 5 (10.20%) Virtual Machines
1 5 (10.20%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (16.33%) Netcool
2 2 (4.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (22.45%) Google
1 11 (22.45%) Oracle
2 5 (10.20%) Remedy
2 5 (10.20%) SaltStack
3 4 (8.16%) ServiceNow
4 3 (6.12%) HP
4 3 (6.12%) Twitter
5 1 (2.04%) BMC
5 1 (2.04%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.04%) Salesforce.com