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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 84 97 114
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +17
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 31 33 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.68% 1.49% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.14% 1.82% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 21 4
Median daily rate £254 £325 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.92% -2.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £440 £356
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 0
Median hourly rate £52.00 £39.37 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.08% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.37 £80.00
% change year-on-year
+1.60% -50.78%
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
1447 1815 1554
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 78.22% 81.98% 76.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 931 1114 889
Median daily rate £400 £383 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £290 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £520 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 85 72
Median hourly rate £44.46 £39.37 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.92% +21.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 27 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

Automated Testing Hourly Rate Histogram 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 27 September 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 -2 10 - -
Farnborough +7 7 - - 1
Winchester +4 4 £438 +32.57% 2
Southampton +11 2 £254 -18.80%
Fareham - 2 £350 -
Automated Testing
South East

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 24 (35.82%) Web Services
2 23 (34.33%) HTML
3 22 (32.84%) JavaScript
3 22 (32.84%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (29.85%) SQL
4 20 (29.85%) Linux
5 19 (28.36%) Git (software)
6 18 (26.87%) Security Cleared
7 16 (23.88%) Selenium
7 16 (23.88%) Scrum
8 14 (20.90%) XML
9 13 (19.40%) Release Management
9 13 (19.40%) Data Centre
10 12 (17.91%) Continuous Delivery
10 12 (17.91%) DevOps
10 12 (17.91%) Android Development
10 12 (17.91%) JIRA
10 12 (17.91%) Android
10 12 (17.91%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (17.91%) Software Engineering
10 12 (17.91%) Workflow
11 11 (16.42%) Identity Management
11 11 (16.42%) LDAP
11 11 (16.42%) Google
11 11 (16.42%) RESTful
11 11 (16.42%) Computer Science
11 11 (16.42%) Gradle
11 11 (16.42%) ServiceNow
11 11 (16.42%) Google Play
12 10 (14.93%) Android Studio

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 6 (8.96%) CMS
2 5 (7.46%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.48%) JBoss
4 2 (2.99%) Apache
4 2 (2.99%) Confluence
4 2 (2.99%) IIS
4 2 (2.99%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 11 (16.42%) Google Play
2 6 (8.96%) SaaS
3 1 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.49%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (1.49%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 11 (16.42%) LDAP
2 9 (13.43%) Bluetooth
3 4 (5.97%) DVB
3 4 (5.97%) HTTP
4 2 (2.99%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.94%) Oracle Database
2 7 (10.45%) SQL Server
3 5 (7.46%) MongoDB
4 4 (5.97%) NoSQL
5 3 (4.48%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.49%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 19 (28.36%) Git (software)
2 16 (23.88%) Selenium
3 12 (17.91%) JIRA
4 11 (16.42%) Gradle
5 10 (14.93%) Android Studio
6 6 (8.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (8.96%) Jenkins
7 4 (5.97%) Artifactory
7 4 (5.97%) Subversion
8 2 (2.99%) Bugzilla
8 2 (2.99%) Cucumber
8 2 (2.99%) HP UFT
8 2 (2.99%) Robot Framework
8 2 (2.99%) Trac
9 1 (1.49%) Ant
9 1 (1.49%) gulp
9 1 (1.49%) Maven
9 1 (1.49%) Mockito
9 1 (1.49%) PHPUnit
9 1 (1.49%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (8.96%) Finance
2 2 (2.99%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.49%) Publishing
3 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (58.21%) Developer
2 12 (17.91%) Android Developer
3 7 (10.45%) Analyst
3 7 (10.45%) PHP Developer
3 7 (10.45%) ServiceNow Developer
4 6 (8.96%) Product Engineer
4 6 (8.96%) Software Tester
4 6 (8.96%) Test Analyst
4 6 (8.96%) Tester
5 5 (7.46%) Test Automation Developer
6 4 (5.97%) Product Developer
6 4 (5.97%) Remedy Developer
6 4 (5.97%) Test Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) Applications Manager
7 3 (4.48%) Automation Test Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) Integration Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) Software Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) Software Test Analyst
8 2 (2.99%) Deployment Engineer
8 2 (2.99%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (35.82%) Web Services
2 23 (34.33%) HTML
3 14 (20.90%) XML
4 11 (16.42%) RESTful
5 10 (14.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 8 (11.94%) CSS
7 7 (10.45%) AngularJS
7 7 (10.45%) Laravel
7 7 (10.45%) LESS
8 5 (7.46%) HTML5
8 5 (7.46%) Node.js
8 5 (7.46%) REST
9 4 (5.97%) Android SDK
10 3 (4.48%) Spring
11 2 (2.99%) JSP
12 1 (1.49%) Android NDK
12 1 (1.49%) JNI
12 1 (1.49%) JSON
12 1 (1.49%) RxJava
12 1 (1.49%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.40%) Data Centre
2 11 (16.42%) Computer Science
3 5 (7.46%) Blog
3 5 (7.46%) RIA
4 4 (5.97%) Digital TV
4 4 (5.97%) MPEG
4 4 (5.97%) STB
5 3 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.99%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.99%) Smart Meter
7 1 (1.49%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 20 (29.85%) Linux
2 12 (17.91%) Android
3 9 (13.43%) Windows
4 5 (7.46%) CentOS
4 5 (7.46%) Ubuntu
5 4 (5.97%) Unix
5 4 (5.97%) Windows Server
6 3 (4.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (32.84%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (23.88%) Scrum
3 13 (19.40%) Release Management
4 12 (17.91%) Android Development
4 12 (17.91%) Continuous Delivery
4 12 (17.91%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (17.91%) DevOps
4 12 (17.91%) Software Engineering
4 12 (17.91%) Workflow
5 11 (16.42%) Identity Management
6 9 (13.43%) Test Scripting
7 8 (11.94%) Service Management
8 7 (10.45%) OOP
9 6 (8.96%) SOA
9 6 (8.96%) TDD
10 5 (7.46%) Change Management
10 5 (7.46%) Compatibility Testing
10 5 (7.46%) ITIL
10 5 (7.46%) Performance Management
10 5 (7.46%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (32.84%) JavaScript
2 20 (29.85%) SQL
3 8 (11.94%) Java
3 8 (11.94%) PHP
4 7 (10.45%) Perl
4 7 (10.45%) Python
5 6 (8.96%) C
5 6 (8.96%) C++
6 5 (7.46%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.99%) C#
7 2 (2.99%) Tcl
8 1 (1.49%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 18 (26.87%) Security Cleared
2 8 (11.94%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.97%) Degree
4 2 (2.99%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) SLA
2 2 (2.99%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.46%) Docker
1 5 (7.46%) Virtual Machines
1 5 (7.46%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (11.94%) Netcool
2 1 (1.49%) Ansible
2 1 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (16.42%) Google
1 11 (16.42%) ServiceNow
2 10 (14.93%) Twitter
3 8 (11.94%) Oracle
4 5 (7.46%) Remedy
4 5 (7.46%) SaltStack
5 3 (4.48%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.49%) BMC