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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Tester
Rank 102 117 111
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -6
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Tester 17 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.86% 0.28% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 0.29% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 3
Median daily rate £398 £340 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.91% +41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £312 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £368 £358
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £345 £320
% change year-on-year
-2.17% +7.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
1839 2039 1957
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 93.16% 94.84% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1164 1290 1112
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 £275 £260 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 137 112
Median hourly rate £25.00 £16.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.25% -23.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.17 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 -5 11 £398 -
Southampton - 1 - -
Automation Tester
South East

Automation Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 25 (92.59%) Agile Software Development
1 25 (92.59%) Selenium
2 24 (88.89%) Java
3 23 (85.19%) .NET
3 23 (85.19%) BDD
4 22 (81.48%) Test Scripting
5 20 (74.07%) C#
6 19 (70.37%) SpecFlow
7 18 (66.67%) F#
7 18 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
8 17 (62.96%) SC Cleared
8 17 (62.96%) Security Cleared
8 17 (62.96%) User Stories
8 17 (62.96%) Scrum
9 16 (59.26%) Defect Tracking
10 14 (51.85%) WebDriver
10 14 (51.85%) Regression Testing
10 14 (51.85%) Migration
11 12 (44.44%) C++
12 11 (40.74%) HP UFT
13 10 (37.04%) Oracle
13 10 (37.04%) Software Testing
13 10 (37.04%) Oracle APEX
14 8 (29.63%) Test Strategy
15 7 (25.93%) VBScript
15 7 (25.93%) Oracle Reports
16 6 (22.22%) DBS Check
16 6 (22.22%) Cucumber
17 5 (18.52%) PHP
18 4 (14.81%) 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 25 (92.59%) Selenium
2 19 (70.37%) SpecFlow
3 18 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (51.85%) WebDriver
5 11 (40.74%) HP UFT
6 10 (37.04%) Oracle APEX
7 6 (22.22%) Cucumber
8 2 (7.41%) JMeter
9 1 (3.70%) JIRA
9 1 (3.70%) JUnit
9 1 (3.70%) SoapUI
9 1 (3.70%) SonarQube
9 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (14.81%) Military
2 1 (3.70%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (85.19%) .NET
2 2 (7.41%) Web Services
3 1 (3.70%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) iPhone
1 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
1 1 (3.70%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (92.59%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (85.19%) BDD
3 22 (81.48%) Test Scripting
4 17 (62.96%) Scrum
4 17 (62.96%) User Stories
5 16 (59.26%) Defect Tracking
6 14 (51.85%) Migration
6 14 (51.85%) Regression Testing
7 10 (37.04%) Software Testing
8 8 (29.63%) Test Strategy
9 2 (7.41%) TDD
9 2 (7.41%) Test Automation
10 1 (3.70%) Agile Testing
10 1 (3.70%) ATDD
10 1 (3.70%) Automation Testing
10 1 (3.70%) Build Automation
10 1 (3.70%) DevOps
10 1 (3.70%) Functional Testing
10 1 (3.70%) Non-Functional Testing
10 1 (3.70%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (88.89%) Java
2 20 (74.07%) C#
3 18 (66.67%) F#
4 12 (44.44%) C++
5 7 (25.93%) VBScript
6 5 (18.52%) PHP
7 2 (7.41%) C
8 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (62.96%) SC Cleared
1 17 (62.96%) Security Cleared
2 6 (22.22%) DBS Check
3 4 (14.81%) ISEB
3 4 (14.81%) ISEB Practitioner
3 4 (14.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) Oracle
2 4 (14.81%) HP