The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Specialist
Rank 115 106 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Specialist 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.14% 0.058% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.062% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £379 £475 £166
% change year-on-year
-20.21% +185.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Automation Specialist
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1928 1606 1883
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 92.03% 93.59% 93.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1113 938 993
Average daily rate £350 £361 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.91% +3.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 138 186
Average hourly rate £15.13 £15.25 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.81% -15.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.57 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £35.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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
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 Automation Specialist within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
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Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke - - - -
Automation Specialist
South East

Automation Specialist
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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%) Functional Testing
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 19 September 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%) Functional Testing
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