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 6 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 92 98 101
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +3
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 27 13 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.19% 0.65% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.54% 0.89% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 10
Average daily rate
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£333 £315 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -11.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £286 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £363 £371
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +20.83%
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
1749 1455 1307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 77.39% 72.68% 72.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1075 844 802
Average daily rate £386 £363 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 63 83
Average hourly rate £37.50 £47.00 £36.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.21% +27.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.08 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £42.50
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 6 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 6 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
Southampton -6 5 £333 -6.33% 2
Basingstoke +3 4 - -
Hook - 4 £331 -
Fareham - 1 £325 - 2
Automated Testing
South East

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 6 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 42 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (61.67%) Git (software)
3 35 (58.33%) Java
4 33 (55.00%) Selenium
4 33 (55.00%) Subversion
5 32 (53.33%) Continuous Integration
5 32 (53.33%) Jenkins
6 28 (46.67%) BDD
6 28 (46.67%) OO
7 27 (45.00%) TDD
8 26 (43.33%) Cucumber
9 25 (41.67%) Scrum
10 22 (36.67%) Change Control
11 21 (35.00%) Mockito
11 21 (35.00%) Test Scripting
11 21 (35.00%) Web Services
12 19 (31.67%) Linux
12 19 (31.67%) Apache
13 18 (30.00%) Web Development
14 17 (28.33%) RESTful
14 17 (28.33%) Internet
15 16 (26.67%) JUnit
15 16 (26.67%) Unit Testing
15 16 (26.67%) Spring
16 15 (25.00%) Maven
16 15 (25.00%) JavaScript
16 15 (25.00%) REST
17 14 (23.33%) JSON
18 13 (21.67%) Hibernate
19 12 (20.00%) Ant

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 19 (31.67%) Apache
2 7 (11.67%) Tomcat
3 4 (6.67%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.33%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.67%) CMS
5 1 (1.67%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (5.00%) MS Office
2 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (11.67%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (28.33%) Internet
2 1 (1.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.67%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (5.00%) Hadoop
2 3 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 37 (61.67%) Git (software)
2 33 (55.00%) Subversion
2 33 (55.00%) Selenium
3 32 (53.33%) Jenkins
4 26 (43.33%) Cucumber
5 21 (35.00%) Mockito
6 16 (26.67%) JUnit
7 15 (25.00%) Maven
8 12 (20.00%) Ant
9 9 (15.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 9 (15.00%) Appium
9 9 (15.00%) Robotium
9 9 (15.00%) Artifactory
10 5 (8.33%) Jasmine
11 4 (6.67%) Gerrit
12 3 (5.00%) Rational Functional Tester
13 2 (3.33%) Toad
13 2 (3.33%) Appcelerator Titanium
13 2 (3.33%) Oracle APEX
13 2 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (15.00%) Publishing
2 4 (6.67%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.67%) Legal
2 4 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.67%) Finance
3 1 (1.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 35 (58.33%) Developer
2 21 (35.00%) Analyst
3 20 (33.33%) Test Analyst
4 16 (26.67%) Java Developer
5 9 (15.00%) Android Developer
6 6 (10.00%) Agile Test Analyst
7 5 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
7 5 (8.33%) Tester
8 4 (6.67%) Automation Test Analyst
8 4 (6.67%) Automation Analyst
9 3 (5.00%) Database Developer
10 2 (3.33%) Functional Tester
10 2 (3.33%) Front-End Developer
10 2 (3.33%) Front-End Web Developer
10 2 (3.33%) Senior Analyst
10 2 (3.33%) Web Developer
10 2 (3.33%) Senior Test Analyst
11 1 (1.67%) Functional Test Analyst
11 1 (1.67%) Senior Android Developer
11 1 (1.67%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (35.00%) Web Services
2 17 (28.33%) RESTful
3 16 (26.67%) Spring
4 15 (25.00%) REST
5 14 (23.33%) JSON
6 13 (21.67%) Hibernate
7 11 (18.33%) SOAP
7 11 (18.33%) HTML
7 11 (18.33%) CSS
8 10 (16.67%) SAML
8 10 (16.67%) OpenID
8 10 (16.67%) Gherkin
8 10 (16.67%) OAuth2
9 9 (15.00%) Android SDK
9 9 (15.00%) Android NDK
9 9 (15.00%) RoboGuice
9 9 (15.00%) JNI
10 7 (11.67%) HTML5
10 7 (11.67%) CSS3
10 7 (11.67%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.33%) Open Source
2 4 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.67%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 19 (31.67%) Linux
2 9 (15.00%) Android
3 4 (6.67%) Apple iOS
4 3 (5.00%) Windows
4 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (53.33%) Continuous Integration
3 28 (46.67%) BDD
3 28 (46.67%) OO
4 27 (45.00%) TDD
5 25 (41.67%) Scrum
6 22 (36.67%) Change Control
7 21 (35.00%) Test Scripting
8 18 (30.00%) Web Development
9 16 (26.67%) Unit Testing
10 10 (16.67%) SOA
11 9 (15.00%) OOP
11 9 (15.00%) Dependency Injection
11 9 (15.00%) Android Development
12 8 (13.33%) Waterfall
12 8 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
12 8 (13.33%) E-Commerce
13 7 (11.67%) Software Testing
13 7 (11.67%) Responsive Web Design
14 6 (10.00%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (58.33%) Java
2 15 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 10 (16.67%) SQL
4 6 (10.00%) PL/SQL
5 5 (8.33%) PHP
6 2 (3.33%) C#
6 2 (3.33%) PHP5
7 1 (1.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (13.33%) ISEB
1 8 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 7 (11.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (5.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (5.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.33%) Degree
5 1 (1.67%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 3 (5.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (5.00%) VMware ESX
1 3 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (6.67%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (1.67%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.67%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 7 (11.67%) Apigee
2 6 (10.00%) WSO2
2 6 (10.00%) Oracle
3 5 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.00%) VMware
5 2 (3.33%) HP
5 2 (3.33%) Appcelerator
5 2 (3.33%) Facebook
6 1 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.67%) McAfee
6 1 (1.67%) ESRI
6 1 (1.67%) Ektron
6 1 (1.67%) IBM
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