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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automated Testing
South East / Hampshire
Rank 91 102 97
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -5
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 19 16 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.05% 0.83% 1.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.32% 1.04% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 21
Median daily rate £400 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £292 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £450 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £72.89 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £56.88 £45.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+26.40% +36.36%

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
1434 1544 1713
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 79.49% 79.92% 80.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 928 1017 949
Median daily rate £425 £375 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 64 75
Median hourly rate £42.50 £47.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.75 £60.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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
Farnborough - 6 - - 1
Portsmouth -4 4 £430 +16.21%
Andover - 3 £388 -
Southampton +5 2 £363 +7.40% 1
Automated Testing
South East

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 21 (61.76%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (58.82%) Selenium
3 16 (47.06%) Security Cleared
4 15 (44.12%) Scrum
5 13 (38.24%) JavaScript
6 12 (35.29%) SQL
6 12 (35.29%) XML
6 12 (35.29%) Test Scripting
7 10 (29.41%) C#
8 9 (26.47%) HTML
8 9 (26.47%) Oracle
8 9 (26.47%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (26.47%) SC Cleared
8 9 (26.47%) JIRA
8 9 (26.47%) System Integration Testing
9 8 (23.53%) F#
9 8 (23.53%) Oracle Applications
9 8 (23.53%) Java
10 7 (20.59%) Web Services
10 7 (20.59%) Python
10 7 (20.59%) Migration
10 7 (20.59%) Git (software)
10 7 (20.59%) Test Strategy
10 7 (20.59%) Gradle
11 6 (17.65%) Twitter
11 6 (17.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 6 (17.65%) ServiceNow
11 6 (17.65%) DevOps
11 6 (17.65%) SpecFlow
11 6 (17.65%) RESTful

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 (17.65%) Confluence
2 4 (11.76%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.94%) Apache Qpid
3 1 (2.94%) CMS
Business Applications
1 8 (23.53%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.65%) LDAP
2 3 (8.82%) Bluetooth
3 2 (5.88%) ATM
3 2 (5.88%) PuTTY
3 2 (5.88%) WinSCP
4 1 (2.94%) AMQP
4 1 (2.94%) Firewall
4 1 (2.94%) Internet
4 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.94%) VoIP
4 1 (2.94%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.94%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 20 (58.82%) Selenium
2 9 (26.47%) JIRA
3 7 (20.59%) Git (software)
3 7 (20.59%) Gradle
4 6 (17.65%) SpecFlow
5 5 (14.71%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (11.76%) Android Studio
6 4 (11.76%) HP UFT
7 3 (8.82%) Ant
7 3 (8.82%) Cucumber
7 3 (8.82%) Maven
7 3 (8.82%) Oracle APEX
7 3 (8.82%) Robot Framework
8 2 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (5.88%) Bitbucket
8 2 (5.88%) Jenkins
8 2 (5.88%) LoadRunner
8 2 (5.88%) SoapUI
8 2 (5.88%) Toad
8 2 (5.88%) Trac
General
1 4 (11.76%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.94%) Electronics
3 1 (2.94%) Marketing
3 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (47.06%) Developer
2 9 (26.47%) Analyst
3 8 (23.53%) Test Analyst
4 5 (14.71%) ServiceNow Developer
4 5 (14.71%) Test Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Tester
5 4 (11.76%) Android Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Automation Test Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) Oracle Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Automation Tester
6 3 (8.82%) Java Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Product Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Software Tester
7 2 (5.88%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) DV Cleared Java Developer
7 2 (5.88%) ETL Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Product Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Software Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (35.29%) XML
2 9 (26.47%) HTML
3 7 (20.59%) Web Services
4 6 (17.65%) .NET
4 6 (17.65%) RESTful
4 6 (17.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (8.82%) CSS
5 3 (8.82%) JSON
5 3 (8.82%) SOAP
5 3 (8.82%) XSD
6 2 (5.88%) JDBC
7 1 (2.94%) Hibernate
7 1 (2.94%) JAXB
7 1 (2.94%) jQuery
7 1 (2.94%) JSF
7 1 (2.94%) Spring
7 1 (2.94%) Spring MVC
7 1 (2.94%) Spring Security
7 1 (2.94%) STL
7 1 (2.94%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.88%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.94%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.94%) Blog
3 1 (2.94%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.94%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.76%) Android
1 4 (11.76%) Linux
2 3 (8.82%) Apple iOS
2 3 (8.82%) Unix
2 3 (8.82%) Windows
3 2 (5.88%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.94%) CentOS
4 1 (2.94%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (61.76%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (44.12%) Scrum
3 12 (35.29%) Test Scripting
4 9 (26.47%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (26.47%) System Integration Testing
5 7 (20.59%) Migration
5 7 (20.59%) Test Strategy
6 6 (17.65%) DevOps
6 6 (17.65%) Identity Management
6 6 (17.65%) Regression Testing
6 6 (17.65%) Workflow
7 5 (14.71%) BDD
7 5 (14.71%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (14.71%) Defect Tracking
7 5 (14.71%) Software Testing
7 5 (14.71%) Test Automation
7 5 (14.71%) User Stories
8 4 (11.76%) Integration Testing
8 4 (11.76%) Release Management
8 4 (11.76%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 13 (38.24%) JavaScript
2 12 (35.29%) SQL
3 10 (29.41%) C#
4 8 (23.53%) F#
4 8 (23.53%) Java
5 7 (20.59%) Python
6 3 (8.82%) C++
6 3 (8.82%) Perl
7 2 (5.88%) Bash Shell
7 2 (5.88%) C
7 2 (5.88%) Tcl
8 1 (2.94%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (47.06%) Security Cleared
2 9 (26.47%) SC Cleared
3 4 (11.76%) DV Cleared
3 4 (11.76%) ISTQB
4 2 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.94%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (26.47%) Oracle
2 6 (17.65%) ServiceNow
2 6 (17.65%) Twitter
3 4 (11.76%) Google
4 3 (8.82%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.94%) F5
5 1 (2.94%) HP
5 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.94%) SAP