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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 94 93 103
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +10
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 25 27 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.16% 1.21% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.52% 1.51% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 5
Average daily rate £325 £333 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.25% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £294 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £403 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.66% +7.14%
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
1645 1788 1525
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 76.37% 79.82% 75.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1055 1088 901
Average daily rate £380 £388 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.06% +7.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 81 69
Average hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £46.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -18.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.00 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

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 30 April 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 30 April 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
Basingstoke +5 13 £313 - 1
Southampton +13 3 £288 -13.53%
Havant - 1 - -
Winchester - 1 - - 3
Automated Testing
South East

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 25 (59.52%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (42.86%) Git (software)
3 15 (35.71%) Security Cleared
3 15 (35.71%) Data Centre
4 14 (33.33%) Subversion
5 13 (30.95%) Oracle
5 13 (30.95%) Web Services
5 13 (30.95%) Linux
6 12 (28.57%) Java
6 12 (28.57%) Scrum
7 11 (26.19%) Unit Testing
7 11 (26.19%) SQL
7 11 (26.19%) Gradle
7 11 (26.19%) Jenkins
8 10 (23.81%) User Stories
8 10 (23.81%) Robotium
8 10 (23.81%) Mockito
8 10 (23.81%) Cucumber
8 10 (23.81%) REST
8 10 (23.81%) Artifactory
8 10 (23.81%) Android SDK
8 10 (23.81%) Android Development
8 10 (23.81%) Appium
8 10 (23.81%) RoboGuice
8 10 (23.81%) Sonatype Nexus
8 10 (23.81%) Ant
8 10 (23.81%) Publishing
8 10 (23.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 10 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (23.81%) Android

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 2 (4.76%) Confluence
2 1 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.38%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.38%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) IaaS
1 3 (7.14%) PaaS
1 3 (7.14%) SaaS
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.43%) Oracle Database
2 6 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 5 (11.90%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.76%) MySQL
4 2 (4.76%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.38%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.38%) MariaDB
5 1 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.38%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 18 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 14 (33.33%) Subversion
3 11 (26.19%) Gradle
3 11 (26.19%) Jenkins
4 10 (23.81%) Ant
4 10 (23.81%) Appium
4 10 (23.81%) Artifactory
4 10 (23.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 10 (23.81%) Cucumber
4 10 (23.81%) Maven
4 10 (23.81%) Mockito
4 10 (23.81%) Robotium
4 10 (23.81%) Sonatype Nexus
5 9 (21.43%) Travis CI
6 6 (14.29%) JIRA
7 5 (11.90%) Selenium
8 4 (9.52%) HP UFT
9 2 (4.76%) Bugzilla
9 2 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (4.76%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (23.81%) Publishing
2 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.38%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.38%) Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 25 (59.52%) Developer
2 10 (23.81%) Android Developer
3 7 (16.67%) Analyst
3 7 (16.67%) Test Analyst
4 6 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) QA Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Remedy Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Test Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) QA Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) QA Automation Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) QA Test Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) QA Test Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Test Specialist
8 1 (2.38%) Agile Test Analyst
8 1 (2.38%) Report Manager
8 1 (2.38%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 1 (2.38%) Test Automation Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Test Automation Manager
8 1 (2.38%) Testing Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (30.95%) Web Services
2 10 (23.81%) Android SDK
2 10 (23.81%) JSON
2 10 (23.81%) REST
2 10 (23.81%) RoboGuice
3 5 (11.90%) Android NDK
3 5 (11.90%) JNI
4 4 (9.52%) RxJava
5 3 (7.14%) CSS
5 3 (7.14%) HTML
5 3 (7.14%) HTML5
6 2 (4.76%) .NET
6 2 (4.76%) Entity Framework
6 2 (4.76%) Gherkin
6 2 (4.76%) XML
7 1 (2.38%) Apache Camel
7 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (2.38%) CSS3
7 1 (2.38%) Laravel
7 1 (2.38%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 15 (35.71%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.76%) IVR
2 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.76%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.38%) Contactless
3 1 (2.38%) EMV
3 1 (2.38%) NHS
3 1 (2.38%) Smartcard
3 1 (2.38%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 13 (30.95%) Linux
2 10 (23.81%) Android
3 7 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (2.38%) Debian
4 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.38%) SUSE
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (59.52%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (28.57%) Scrum
3 11 (26.19%) Unit Testing
4 10 (23.81%) Android Development
4 10 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (23.81%) Dependency Injection
4 10 (23.81%) User Stories
5 9 (21.43%) Test Management
6 8 (19.05%) BDD
7 7 (16.67%) Test Automation
8 6 (14.29%) OO
9 5 (11.90%) Manual Testing
9 5 (11.90%) OOP
9 5 (11.90%) TDD
10 4 (9.52%) Software Engineering
10 4 (9.52%) Software Testing
10 4 (9.52%) Test Scripting
10 4 (9.52%) Workflow
11 3 (7.14%) Integration Testing
11 3 (7.14%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (28.57%) Java
2 11 (26.19%) SQL
3 6 (14.29%) Ruby
4 5 (11.90%) JavaScript
5 4 (9.52%) Bash Shell
5 4 (9.52%) C#
5 4 (9.52%) Python
6 2 (4.76%) PHP
6 2 (4.76%) VB
7 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 6 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 4 (9.52%) Degree
3 4 (9.52%) ISEB
3 4 (9.52%) ISTQB
3 4 (9.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.38%) OCA
5 1 (2.38%) OCP
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (16.67%) Netcool
2 2 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (30.95%) Oracle
2 5 (11.90%) Remedy
3 4 (9.52%) HP
4 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.38%) BMC
5 1 (2.38%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
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