The first table below looks at the demand for the Automation Specialist role in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automation Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Hampshire region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Specialist
Rank 105 104 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Specialist 9 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.44% 0.057% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.062% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £463 £491
% change year-on-year
-24.32% -5.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1906 1621 1654
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 93.20% 93.11% 92.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1115 902 847
Average daily rate £350 £350 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £212 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £486 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 148 194
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.57 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.70 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Automation Specialist
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Automation Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Automation Specialist in the job title across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Automation Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Automation Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Automation Specialist across the Hampshire region.

Automation Specialist Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Automation Specialist
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region that cited Automation Specialist in their job title 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 with Automation Specialist in their job title.

1 11 (100.00%) Oracle
1 11 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 10 (90.91%) CRM
2 10 (90.91%) HP
3 9 (81.82%) Test Scripting
4 8 (72.73%) ISTQB
4 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
4 8 (72.73%) C#
4 8 (72.73%) VB
5 7 (63.64%) .NET
5 7 (63.64%) HTML
5 7 (63.64%) JavaScript
5 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET
5 7 (63.64%) JSP
5 7 (63.64%) SC Cleared
5 7 (63.64%) Security Cleared
5 7 (63.64%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 6 (54.55%) Test Automation
6 6 (54.55%) DV Cleared
6 6 (54.55%) Knowledge Management
6 6 (54.55%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (54.55%) Project Management
7 3 (27.27%) Siebel
8 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing

Automation Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region that cited Automation Specialist in their job title 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 with Automation Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) .NET
1 7 (63.64%) HTML
1 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET
1 7 (63.64%) JSP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) CRM
2 9 (81.82%) Test Scripting
3 6 (54.55%) Test Automation
3 6 (54.55%) Knowledge Management
3 6 (54.55%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) C#
1 8 (72.73%) VB
2 7 (63.64%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) ISTQB
2 7 (63.64%) SC Cleared
2 7 (63.64%) Security Cleared
2 7 (63.64%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 6 (54.55%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Oracle
2 10 (90.91%) HP
3 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
4 3 (27.27%) Siebel
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