The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Hampshire region that had Automation Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Tester
Rank 94 115 120
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +5
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Tester 14 18 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.78% 0.82% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 0.86% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 3
Median daily rate £281 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £305 £372
10% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £435 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.25 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year
+24.16% -
Automation Tester
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
1666 2093 2063
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 92.50% 95.35% 92.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1012 1289 1134
Median daily rate £375 £388 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 145 135
Median hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £18.26
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +9.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.71
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +8.21%

Automation Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Hampshire region that featured Automation Tester in the job title.

Automation Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Automation Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Automation Tester Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Automation Tester
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Automation Tester across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

Automation Tester Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Automation Tester
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 Automation Tester within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Andover +3 2 £525 +27.27% 1
Gosport +23 1 £338 -
Winchester - 1 £263 -
Aldershot - 1 - -
Automation Tester
South East

Automation Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, Automation Tester contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hampshire region featuring Automation Tester in the job title.

1 29 (90.63%) Test Scripting
2 28 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (84.38%) Selenium
4 25 (78.13%) C#
5 24 (75.00%) Software Testing
6 23 (71.88%) Scrum
6 23 (71.88%) Regression Testing
6 23 (71.88%) F#
6 23 (71.88%) Team Foundation Server
6 23 (71.88%) SpecFlow
6 23 (71.88%) Defect Tracking
7 22 (68.75%) User Stories
8 19 (59.38%) Security Cleared
8 19 (59.38%) SC Cleared
9 18 (56.25%) Migration
9 18 (56.25%) .NET
10 17 (53.13%) C++
10 17 (53.13%) HP UFT
10 17 (53.13%) BDD
11 16 (50.00%) Oracle
12 14 (43.75%) HP
13 13 (40.63%) Oracle Reports
13 13 (40.63%) Java
13 13 (40.63%) VBScript
13 13 (40.63%) Oracle Applications
14 10 (31.25%) Test Strategy
15 6 (18.75%) WebDriver
16 5 (15.63%) DBS Check
17 4 (12.50%) SQL
17 4 (12.50%) ISEB

Automation Tester Skill Set
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:

Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (40.63%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (40.63%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 27 (84.38%) Selenium
2 23 (71.88%) SpecFlow
2 23 (71.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (53.13%) HP UFT
4 6 (18.75%) WebDriver
5 3 (9.38%) Cucumber
6 2 (6.25%) JIRA
6 2 (6.25%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (3.13%) JMeter
7 1 (3.13%) LoadRunner
7 1 (3.13%) Rational Functional Tester
7 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
7 1 (3.13%) Zephyr
General
1 3 (9.38%) Finance
1 3 (9.38%) Military
2 2 (6.25%) Electronics
2 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.25%) Marketing
2 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (56.25%) .NET
2 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.13%) HTML
2 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.13%) iPhone
1 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
1 1 (3.13%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Android
1 1 (3.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (90.63%) Test Scripting
2 28 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (75.00%) Software Testing
4 23 (71.88%) Defect Tracking
4 23 (71.88%) Regression Testing
4 23 (71.88%) Scrum
5 22 (68.75%) User Stories
6 18 (56.25%) Migration
7 17 (53.13%) BDD
8 10 (31.25%) Test Strategy
9 4 (12.50%) Automated Testing
9 4 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
10 3 (9.38%) Functional Testing
11 2 (6.25%) Automation Testing
11 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
11 2 (6.25%) Programme Management
11 2 (6.25%) Test Automation
11 2 (6.25%) Web Testing
12 1 (3.13%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 25 (78.13%) C#
2 23 (71.88%) F#
3 17 (53.13%) C++
4 13 (40.63%) Java
4 13 (40.63%) VBScript
5 4 (12.50%) SQL
6 2 (6.25%) C
6 2 (6.25%) PHP
7 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.13%) Perl
7 1 (3.13%) Python
7 1 (3.13%) Ruby
7 1 (3.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (59.38%) SC Cleared
1 19 (59.38%) Security Cleared
2 5 (15.63%) DBS Check
3 4 (12.50%) ISEB
3 4 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (9.38%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (6.25%) ISTQB
6 1 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (3.13%) DV Cleared
6 1 (3.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
1 1 (3.13%) SDET
Vendors
1 16 (50.00%) Oracle
2 14 (43.75%) HP
3 2 (6.25%) SAP
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
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