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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Tester
Rank 103 114 108
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -6
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Tester 18 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.90% 0.33% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 0.35% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 2
Median daily rate £410 £380 £289
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.89% +31.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £316 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £465 £368
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £39.37 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.37 £28.00 -
% change year-on-year
+40.60% -
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
1840 2019 1943
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 92.46% 95.60% 94.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1173 1263 1139
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £265 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £486
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 134 112
Median hourly rate £25.00 £16.75 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.25% +1.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.77 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 -11 9 £445 -
Fareham - 1 £305 -
Winchester - 1 - - 1
Automation Tester
South East

Automation Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 32 (91.43%) Selenium
2 31 (88.57%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (80.00%) Test Scripting
3 28 (80.00%) Java
3 28 (80.00%) .NET
3 28 (80.00%) BDD
4 25 (71.43%) C#
5 23 (65.71%) SpecFlow
6 22 (62.86%) Scrum
6 22 (62.86%) Team Foundation Server
6 22 (62.86%) F#
7 21 (60.00%) SC Cleared
7 21 (60.00%) Security Cleared
7 21 (60.00%) User Stories
8 20 (57.14%) Defect Tracking
9 18 (51.43%) WebDriver
9 18 (51.43%) Regression Testing
10 17 (48.57%) Migration
11 14 (40.00%) C++
11 14 (40.00%) Software Testing
12 13 (37.14%) Oracle
13 12 (34.29%) HP UFT
14 11 (31.43%) Oracle APEX
14 11 (31.43%) Test Strategy
15 9 (25.71%) Oracle Reports
16 8 (22.86%) DBS Check
17 7 (20.00%) Cucumber
17 7 (20.00%) VBScript
18 6 (17.14%) PHP
18 6 (17.14%) HP

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 (5.71%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.71%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 32 (91.43%) Selenium
2 23 (65.71%) SpecFlow
3 22 (62.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 18 (51.43%) WebDriver
5 12 (34.29%) HP UFT
6 11 (31.43%) Oracle APEX
7 7 (20.00%) Cucumber
8 3 (8.57%) JMeter
9 2 (5.71%) JIRA
10 1 (2.86%) JUnit
10 1 (2.86%) LoadRunner
10 1 (2.86%) Rational Functional Tester
10 1 (2.86%) SoapUI
10 1 (2.86%) SonarQube
10 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
10 1 (2.86%) Zephyr
General
1 5 (14.29%) Military
2 1 (2.86%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (80.00%) .NET
2 2 (5.71%) Web Services
3 1 (2.86%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.86%) iPhone
1 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
1 1 (2.86%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) Android
1 1 (2.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (88.57%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (80.00%) BDD
2 28 (80.00%) Test Scripting
3 22 (62.86%) Scrum
4 21 (60.00%) User Stories
5 20 (57.14%) Defect Tracking
6 18 (51.43%) Regression Testing
7 17 (48.57%) Migration
8 14 (40.00%) Software Testing
9 11 (31.43%) Test Strategy
10 3 (8.57%) Functional Testing
11 2 (5.71%) Automation Testing
11 2 (5.71%) System Integration Testing
11 2 (5.71%) TDD
11 2 (5.71%) Test Automation
12 1 (2.86%) Agile Testing
12 1 (2.86%) ATDD
12 1 (2.86%) Automated Testing
12 1 (2.86%) Build Automation
12 1 (2.86%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (80.00%) Java
2 25 (71.43%) C#
3 22 (62.86%) F#
4 14 (40.00%) C++
5 7 (20.00%) VBScript
6 6 (17.14%) PHP
7 3 (8.57%) C
8 2 (5.71%) SQL
9 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.86%) Perl
9 1 (2.86%) Python
9 1 (2.86%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 21 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 21 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (22.86%) DBS Check
3 5 (14.29%) ISEB
3 5 (14.29%) ISEB Practitioner
3 5 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.86%) DV Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (37.14%) Oracle
2 6 (17.14%) HP
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