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 7 July 2015 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 70 102 91
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -11
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 49 18 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.36% 0.89% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.90% 1.18% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 15 10
Average daily rate
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£330 £438 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.57% +24.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £324 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £500 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +21.53%
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
1688 1530 1265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 81.27% 75.97% 72.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1095 870 703
Average daily rate £375 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 75 95
Average hourly rate £24.00 £42.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% +23.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.00 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £59.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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 7 July 2015.

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 7 July 2015. 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
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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 -3 9 £306 -25.75% 2
Basingstoke +7 8 £433 +42.97%
Winchester -8 6 £315 +5.00% 3
Hook - 5 £361 -
Automated Testing
South East

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 61 (78.21%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (64.10%) Selenium
3 48 (61.54%) Java
4 38 (48.72%) Git (software)
5 37 (47.44%) BDD
6 36 (46.15%) Jenkins
6 36 (46.15%) TDD
7 35 (44.87%) Scrum
8 34 (43.59%) JUnit
8 34 (43.59%) Cucumber
9 33 (42.31%) Continuous Integration
10 31 (39.74%) Subversion
11 29 (37.18%) Test Scripting
12 28 (35.90%) Change Control
13 26 (33.33%) Spring
13 26 (33.33%) Web Services
14 22 (28.21%) OO
15 20 (25.64%) RESTful
16 19 (24.36%) Linux
16 19 (24.36%) Mockito
17 18 (23.08%) Apache
17 18 (23.08%) Internet
17 18 (23.08%) Web Development
18 15 (19.23%) Hibernate
18 15 (19.23%) SOA
18 15 (19.23%) SOAP
18 15 (19.23%) JavaScript
18 15 (19.23%) Open Source
18 15 (19.23%) Gherkin
19 13 (16.67%) OpenID

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 18 (23.08%) Apache
2 7 (8.97%) Tomcat
2 7 (8.97%) WebLogic
3 3 (3.85%) JBoss
4 1 (1.28%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.28%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 4 (5.13%) MS Office
2 2 (2.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (11.54%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (23.08%) Internet
2 1 (1.28%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.97%) PostgreSQL
1 7 (8.97%) Hadoop
1 7 (8.97%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (5.13%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 50 (64.10%) Selenium
2 38 (48.72%) Git (software)
3 36 (46.15%) Jenkins
4 34 (43.59%) Cucumber
4 34 (43.59%) JUnit
5 31 (39.74%) Subversion
6 19 (24.36%) Mockito
7 13 (16.67%) Maven
8 8 (10.26%) Ant
9 7 (8.97%) Gerrit
10 6 (7.69%) JIRA
11 4 (5.13%) JMeter
11 4 (5.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (3.85%) WebDriver
12 3 (3.85%) Robotium
12 3 (3.85%) Jasmine
12 3 (3.85%) Artifactory
12 3 (3.85%) Appium
13 2 (2.56%) SoapUI
13 2 (2.56%) Oracle APEX
General
1 4 (5.13%) Finance
1 4 (5.13%) Legal
2 3 (3.85%) Automotive
2 3 (3.85%) Publishing
2 3 (3.85%) Banking
3 2 (2.56%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 40 (51.28%) Developer
2 26 (33.33%) Analyst
3 25 (32.05%) Java Developer
4 24 (30.77%) Test Analyst
5 8 (10.26%) Tester
6 7 (8.97%) Agile Test Analyst
7 4 (5.13%) Software Engineer
8 3 (3.85%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (3.85%) Automation Test Analyst
8 3 (3.85%) Test Leader
8 3 (3.85%) Android Developer
8 3 (3.85%) Automation Analyst
9 2 (2.56%) AWS Developer
9 2 (2.56%) Business Analyst
9 2 (2.56%) Functional Tester
9 2 (2.56%) Database Developer
9 2 (2.56%) Test Engineer
10 1 (1.28%) Senior Test Analyst
10 1 (1.28%) Senior Developer
10 1 (1.28%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (33.33%) Web Services
1 26 (33.33%) Spring
2 20 (25.64%) RESTful
3 15 (19.23%) Gherkin
3 15 (19.23%) Hibernate
3 15 (19.23%) SOAP
4 13 (16.67%) OpenID
4 13 (16.67%) SAML
4 13 (16.67%) OAuth2
5 8 (10.26%) AngularJS
6 7 (8.97%) PostGIS
6 7 (8.97%) REST
6 7 (8.97%) HTML
6 7 (8.97%) CSS
7 6 (7.69%) XML
7 6 (7.69%) JSON
8 5 (6.41%) jQuery
9 4 (5.13%) Ajax
9 4 (5.13%) Swing
10 3 (3.85%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.56%) Smart Meter
3 1 (1.28%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.28%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 19 (24.36%) Linux
2 5 (6.41%) Windows
3 4 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.85%) Android
5 1 (1.28%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (78.21%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (47.44%) BDD
3 36 (46.15%) TDD
4 35 (44.87%) Scrum
5 33 (42.31%) Continuous Integration
6 29 (37.18%) Test Scripting
7 28 (35.90%) Change Control
8 22 (28.21%) OO
9 18 (23.08%) Web Development
10 15 (19.23%) SOA
10 15 (19.23%) Open Source
11 11 (14.10%) E-Commerce
11 11 (14.10%) Regression Testing
12 10 (12.82%) Unit Testing
13 9 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
13 9 (11.54%) Test Automation
14 8 (10.26%) Waterfall
14 8 (10.26%) Knowledge Management
15 6 (7.69%) Software Testing
16 5 (6.41%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (61.54%) Java
2 15 (19.23%) JavaScript
3 10 (12.82%) SQL
4 9 (11.54%) PL/SQL
5 7 (8.97%) PHP
6 4 (5.13%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (8.97%) ISEB
1 7 (8.97%) Security Cleared
1 7 (8.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 6 (7.69%) ISTQB
3 3 (3.85%) Degree
3 3 (3.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.28%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.13%) Active Directory
1 4 (5.13%) VMware ESX
1 4 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (5.13%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (1.28%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 11 (14.10%) Oracle
1 11 (14.10%) WSO2
2 7 (8.97%) Apigee
3 6 (7.69%) IBM
4 4 (5.13%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.13%) VMware
5 1 (1.28%) HP
5 1 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.28%) McAfee
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