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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 86 87 110
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +23
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 34 30 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.65% 1.45% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.15% 1.78% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 14 7
Median daily rate £393 £349 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.39% +10.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £305 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £425 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+13.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £38.75 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-13.54% +6.89%
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
1581 1682 1498
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 76.78% 81.10% 75.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 992 1079 868
Median daily rate £400 £377 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.10% +3.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 80 66
Median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.50 £21.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 27 May 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 27 May 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
Basingstoke -6 13 £313 -
Portsmouth - 11 £463 -
Southampton +12 3 £313 -3.84%
Automated Testing
South East

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 22 (43.14%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (41.18%) Git (software)
3 18 (35.29%) SQL
4 17 (33.33%) Android
4 17 (33.33%) Android Development
5 16 (31.37%) Gradle
5 16 (31.37%) Data Centre
5 16 (31.37%) Linux
6 15 (29.41%) Security Cleared
7 14 (27.45%) Web Services
8 13 (25.49%) Oracle
9 12 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (23.53%) Software Engineering
10 11 (21.57%) Google
10 11 (21.57%) Release Management
10 11 (21.57%) Google Play
11 10 (19.61%) Oracle Database
11 10 (19.61%) Android Studio
11 10 (19.61%) RESTful
12 9 (17.65%) Computer Science
12 9 (17.65%) Test Management
12 9 (17.65%) Subversion
12 9 (17.65%) Scrum
12 9 (17.65%) Bluetooth
12 9 (17.65%) Android SDK
12 9 (17.65%) Jenkins
12 9 (17.65%) Cucumber
13 8 (15.69%) BDD
13 8 (15.69%) User Stories
13 8 (15.69%) Netcool

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 (3.92%) Confluence
1 2 (3.92%) Node.js
2 1 (1.96%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.96%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 11 (21.57%) Google Play
2 3 (5.88%) IaaS
2 3 (5.88%) PaaS
2 3 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (17.65%) Bluetooth
2 1 (1.96%) DVB
2 1 (1.96%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.61%) Oracle Database
2 6 (11.76%) SQL Server
3 5 (9.80%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.92%) MySQL
4 2 (3.92%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.96%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.96%) MariaDB
5 1 (1.96%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.96%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 21 (41.18%) Git (software)
2 16 (31.37%) Gradle
3 10 (19.61%) Android Studio
4 9 (17.65%) Cucumber
4 9 (17.65%) Jenkins
4 9 (17.65%) Subversion
5 6 (11.76%) Ant
5 6 (11.76%) Appium
5 6 (11.76%) Artifactory
5 6 (11.76%) Maven
5 6 (11.76%) Mockito
5 6 (11.76%) Robotium
5 6 (11.76%) Sonatype Nexus
6 5 (9.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (9.80%) JIRA
6 5 (9.80%) Selenium
6 5 (9.80%) Travis CI
7 4 (7.84%) HP UFT
8 2 (3.92%) Bugzilla
8 2 (3.92%) WATIR
General
1 6 (11.76%) Publishing
2 1 (1.96%) Finance
2 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (60.78%) Developer
2 17 (33.33%) Android Developer
3 8 (15.69%) Analyst
3 8 (15.69%) Test Analyst
4 7 (13.73%) Automation Test Analyst
5 4 (7.84%) QA Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Remedy Developer
5 4 (7.84%) Test Automation Developer
6 2 (3.92%) Consultant
6 2 (3.92%) Manual Test Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) QA Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) QA Automation Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) QA Test Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) QA Test Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Test Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Test Specialist
7 1 (1.96%) Report Analyst
7 1 (1.96%) Software Developer
7 1 (1.96%) Test Manager
7 1 (1.96%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (27.45%) Web Services
2 10 (19.61%) RESTful
3 9 (17.65%) Android SDK
4 7 (13.73%) REST
5 6 (11.76%) JSON
5 6 (11.76%) RoboGuice
6 5 (9.80%) HTML
6 5 (9.80%) HTML5
7 4 (7.84%) CSS
8 3 (5.88%) Android NDK
8 3 (5.88%) JNI
9 2 (3.92%) CSS3
9 2 (3.92%) Gherkin
9 2 (3.92%) RxJava
10 1 (1.96%) EJS
10 1 (1.96%) Express
10 1 (1.96%) Jade
10 1 (1.96%) Laravel
10 1 (1.96%) XML
10 1 (1.96%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 16 (31.37%) Data Centre
2 9 (17.65%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.92%) IVR
3 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.92%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.96%) DTV
4 1 (1.96%) MPEG
4 1 (1.96%) NHS
4 1 (1.96%) STB
Operating Systems
1 17 (33.33%) Android
2 16 (31.37%) Linux
3 7 (13.73%) Windows
4 2 (3.92%) CentOS
4 2 (3.92%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.96%) Debian
5 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.96%) SUSE
5 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.96%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (43.14%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (33.33%) Android Development
3 12 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (23.53%) Software Engineering
4 11 (21.57%) Release Management
5 9 (17.65%) Scrum
5 9 (17.65%) Test Management
6 8 (15.69%) BDD
6 8 (15.69%) User Stories
7 7 (13.73%) Unit Testing
8 6 (11.76%) Dependency Injection
8 6 (11.76%) TDD
9 5 (9.80%) Manual Testing
9 5 (9.80%) Test Automation
10 4 (7.84%) OO
10 4 (7.84%) Software Testing
11 3 (5.88%) Functional Testing
11 3 (5.88%) Integration Testing
11 3 (5.88%) OOP
11 3 (5.88%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 18 (35.29%) SQL
2 7 (13.73%) Java
3 6 (11.76%) Bash Shell
3 6 (11.76%) JavaScript
3 6 (11.76%) Python
3 6 (11.76%) Ruby
4 3 (5.88%) C#
5 2 (3.92%) Perl
5 2 (3.92%) PHP
5 2 (3.92%) VB
6 1 (1.96%) C
6 1 (1.96%) C++
6 1 (1.96%) CoffeeScript
6 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 6 (11.76%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.84%) Degree
3 4 (7.84%) ISEB
3 4 (7.84%) ISTQB
3 4 (7.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (3.92%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.73%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.92%) Docker
1 2 (3.92%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (15.69%) Netcool
2 2 (3.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (25.49%) Oracle
2 11 (21.57%) Google
3 5 (9.80%) Remedy
4 4 (7.84%) HP
5 2 (3.92%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.92%) SaltStack
6 1 (1.96%) BMC
6 1 (1.96%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.96%) Salesforce.com