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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 84 108 99
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -9
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 30 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.45% 0.61% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.81% 0.82% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 6
Average daily rate
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£349 £315 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.86% -3.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £286 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £363 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £36.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -14.70%
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
1656 1459 1275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 79.85% 73.91% 72.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1062 846 784
Average daily rate £380 £365 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.10% +2.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £255 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 61 80
Average hourly rate £34.78 £52.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.74% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £25.00 £13.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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
Basingstoke +3 6 - -
Hook - 5 £338 -
Southampton -6 3 £325 -8.45% 1
Fareham - 1 £325 -
Automated Testing
South East

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 44 (70.97%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (61.29%) Selenium
2 38 (61.29%) Git (software)
2 38 (61.29%) Java
3 34 (54.84%) Jenkins
4 31 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 31 (50.00%) Subversion
5 30 (48.39%) TDD
5 30 (48.39%) BDD
6 27 (43.55%) Scrum
6 27 (43.55%) OO
7 25 (40.32%) Cucumber
8 24 (38.71%) Web Services
9 23 (37.10%) Test Scripting
10 22 (35.48%) Change Control
11 21 (33.87%) Mockito
11 21 (33.87%) JUnit
12 19 (30.65%) Spring
12 19 (30.65%) Maven
13 18 (29.03%) Web Development
13 18 (29.03%) Unit Testing
13 18 (29.03%) Linux
14 17 (27.42%) Apache
14 17 (27.42%) JavaScript
14 17 (27.42%) Internet
14 17 (27.42%) RESTful
15 15 (24.19%) Hibernate
15 15 (24.19%) REST
15 15 (24.19%) Gherkin
16 14 (22.58%) JSON

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 17 (27.42%) Apache
2 7 (11.29%) Tomcat
2 7 (11.29%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.23%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.61%) CMS
4 1 (1.61%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (4.84%) MS Office
2 2 (3.23%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (11.29%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (27.42%) Internet
2 1 (1.61%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.29%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (4.84%) Hadoop
2 3 (4.84%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 38 (61.29%) Selenium
1 38 (61.29%) Git (software)
2 34 (54.84%) Jenkins
3 31 (50.00%) Subversion
4 25 (40.32%) Cucumber
5 21 (33.87%) JUnit
5 21 (33.87%) Mockito
6 19 (30.65%) Maven
7 14 (22.58%) Ant
8 9 (14.52%) Robotium
8 9 (14.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 9 (14.52%) Artifactory
8 9 (14.52%) Appium
9 7 (11.29%) Gerrit
10 5 (8.06%) Jasmine
11 2 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (3.23%) Toad
11 2 (3.23%) JIRA
11 2 (3.23%) Oracle APEX
12 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (14.52%) Publishing
2 4 (6.45%) Legal
3 3 (4.84%) Automotive
4 2 (3.23%) Banking
4 2 (3.23%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 36 (58.06%) Developer
2 20 (32.26%) Analyst
3 19 (30.65%) Java Developer
4 18 (29.03%) Test Analyst
5 9 (14.52%) Android Developer
6 5 (8.06%) JavaScript Developer
6 5 (8.06%) Agile Test Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) Tester
8 2 (3.23%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) Business Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) Automation Test Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) Database Developer
8 2 (3.23%) Automation Analyst
9 1 (1.61%) Senior Android Developer
9 1 (1.61%) Selenium Test Analyst
9 1 (1.61%) Functional Analyst
9 1 (1.61%) Functional Test Analyst
9 1 (1.61%) Functional Tester
9 1 (1.61%) Front-End Developer
9 1 (1.61%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (38.71%) Web Services
2 19 (30.65%) Spring
3 17 (27.42%) RESTful
4 15 (24.19%) REST
4 15 (24.19%) Gherkin
4 15 (24.19%) Hibernate
5 14 (22.58%) JSON
6 10 (16.13%) SAML
6 10 (16.13%) SOAP
6 10 (16.13%) HTML
6 10 (16.13%) CSS
6 10 (16.13%) OAuth2
6 10 (16.13%) OpenID
7 9 (14.52%) Android SDK
7 9 (14.52%) Android NDK
7 9 (14.52%) RoboGuice
7 9 (14.52%) JNI
8 7 (11.29%) XML
8 7 (11.29%) PostGIS
8 7 (11.29%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.23%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 18 (29.03%) Linux
2 9 (14.52%) Android
3 4 (6.45%) Apple iOS
3 4 (6.45%) Windows
4 3 (4.84%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (4.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.61%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (70.97%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 30 (48.39%) BDD
3 30 (48.39%) TDD
4 27 (43.55%) Scrum
4 27 (43.55%) OO
5 23 (37.10%) Test Scripting
6 22 (35.48%) Change Control
7 18 (29.03%) Unit Testing
7 18 (29.03%) Web Development
8 11 (17.74%) E-Commerce
9 10 (16.13%) SOA
9 10 (16.13%) Open Source
10 9 (14.52%) Dependency Injection
10 9 (14.52%) Android Development
10 9 (14.52%) OOP
11 8 (12.90%) Waterfall
12 7 (11.29%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (11.29%) Regression Testing
12 7 (11.29%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (61.29%) Java
2 17 (27.42%) JavaScript
3 12 (19.35%) SQL
4 9 (14.52%) PL/SQL
5 3 (4.84%) PHP
6 2 (3.23%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (12.90%) ISEB
2 7 (11.29%) Security Cleared
2 7 (11.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (4.84%) ISTQB
3 3 (4.84%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.23%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (4.84%) Active Directory
1 3 (4.84%) VMware ESX
1 3 (4.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.61%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (6.45%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (1.61%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.61%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 9 (14.52%) Oracle
2 7 (11.29%) Apigee
3 6 (9.68%) WSO2
4 5 (8.06%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.84%) VMware
6 2 (3.23%) HP
7 1 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.61%) McAfee
7 1 (1.61%) Ektron