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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automation Tester
South East / Hampshire
Rank 99 113 104
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -9
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Tester 7 5 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.42% 0.27% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.28% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 4
Median daily rate £475 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £375 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £375 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £336
% change year-on-year
- +4.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - -

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
1552 1772 1837
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 92.11% 94.96% 91.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 972 1122 1001
Median daily rate £400 £385 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £511 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 97 121
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.70 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.79% +11.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £47.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017. 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 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 0 3 £525 - 1
Southampton +9 1 - -
Winchester - 1 £263 -
Basingstoke - 1 £475 -
Automation Tester
South East

Automation Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 21 (84.00%) Selenium
1 21 (84.00%) Test Scripting
2 20 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (76.00%) C#
4 18 (72.00%) Software Testing
4 18 (72.00%) Defect Tracking
5 17 (68.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 17 (68.00%) F#
5 17 (68.00%) SpecFlow
5 17 (68.00%) Scrum
5 17 (68.00%) Regression Testing
6 16 (64.00%) Oracle
7 15 (60.00%) User Stories
8 14 (56.00%) Migration
8 14 (56.00%) Oracle Applications
9 13 (52.00%) Oracle Reports
9 13 (52.00%) HP
9 13 (52.00%) SC Cleared
9 13 (52.00%) Security Cleared
10 12 (48.00%) C++
11 11 (44.00%) HP UFT
12 10 (40.00%) BDD
13 9 (36.00%) .NET
13 9 (36.00%) VBScript
14 6 (24.00%) Java
14 6 (24.00%) WebDriver
15 5 (20.00%) Test Strategy
16 4 (16.00%) System Integration Testing
16 4 (16.00%) SQL
16 4 (16.00%) Finance

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 (8.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (56.00%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (8.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (52.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (84.00%) Selenium
2 17 (68.00%) SpecFlow
2 17 (68.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (44.00%) HP UFT
4 6 (24.00%) WebDriver
5 3 (12.00%) Cucumber
5 3 (12.00%) JIRA
6 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
6 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
6 1 (4.00%) JMeter
6 1 (4.00%) LoadRunner
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (4.00%) Rational Functional Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Subversion
6 1 (4.00%) TeamCity
6 1 (4.00%) Zephyr
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Electronics
2 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (8.00%) Marketing
2 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.00%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (36.00%) .NET
2 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.00%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (84.00%) Test Scripting
2 20 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (72.00%) Defect Tracking
3 18 (72.00%) Software Testing
4 17 (68.00%) Regression Testing
4 17 (68.00%) Scrum
5 15 (60.00%) User Stories
6 14 (56.00%) Migration
7 10 (40.00%) BDD
8 5 (20.00%) Test Strategy
9 4 (16.00%) Automated Testing
9 4 (16.00%) System Integration Testing
10 3 (12.00%) Functional Testing
11 2 (8.00%) Automation Testing
11 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (8.00%) Digital Marketing
11 2 (8.00%) Programme Management
11 2 (8.00%) Test Automation
11 2 (8.00%) Web Testing
12 1 (4.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 19 (76.00%) C#
2 17 (68.00%) F#
3 12 (48.00%) C++
4 9 (36.00%) VBScript
5 6 (24.00%) Java
6 4 (16.00%) SQL
7 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
7 1 (4.00%) C
7 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
7 1 (4.00%) Perl
7 1 (4.00%) PHP
7 1 (4.00%) Python
7 1 (4.00%) Ruby
7 1 (4.00%) Scala
7 1 (4.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (52.00%) SC Cleared
1 13 (52.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) DBS Check
2 2 (8.00%) ISEB
2 2 (8.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (8.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (4.00%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (4.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) SDET
Vendors
1 16 (64.00%) Oracle
2 13 (52.00%) HP
3 2 (8.00%) SAP
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft