The table below looks at the statistics for Automation Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automation Testing over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 110 109 109
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing Automation Testing 8 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.37% 0.49% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.61% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 7
Median daily rate £500 £290 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+72.41% -22.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £190 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £373 £414
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £170.00 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year
+300.00% -
Automation Testing
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1654 1792 1533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 76.29% 80.04% 75.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1054 1093 894
Median daily rate £385 £388 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.77% +10.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 85 71
Median hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.00 £15.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.41
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.35%

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hampshire region citing Automation Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automation Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Automation Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Automation Testing Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Automation Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

Automation Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Automation Testing
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 Testing within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 5 May 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
Basingstoke -8 2 £500 -
Portsmouth - 2 £500 - 1
Automation Testing
South East

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Automation Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for Automation Testing.

1 18 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (66.67%) Cucumber
3 11 (52.38%) BDD
3 11 (52.38%) Selenium
4 8 (38.10%) Java
5 6 (28.57%) CRM
5 6 (28.57%) ISTQB
6 5 (23.81%) Software Testing
6 5 (23.81%) Security Testing
6 5 (23.81%) JBoss
6 5 (23.81%) ISEB
6 5 (23.81%) Finance
6 5 (23.81%) Information Assurance
6 5 (23.81%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (23.81%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (23.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (19.05%) WebDriver
7 4 (19.05%) Data Analytics
7 4 (19.05%) Analytics
7 4 (19.05%) Jenkins
7 4 (19.05%) Performance Testing
7 4 (19.05%) Scrum
8 3 (14.29%) Automated Testing
8 3 (14.29%) Test Management
8 3 (14.29%) QA
8 3 (14.29%) Android
8 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (14.29%) Ruby
8 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
8 3 (14.29%) Apple iOS

Automation Testing
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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (23.81%) JBoss
2 2 (9.52%) CMS
2 2 (9.52%) Confluence
2 2 (9.52%) Node.js
2 2 (9.52%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 14 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 11 (52.38%) Selenium
3 5 (23.81%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (19.05%) Jenkins
4 4 (19.05%) WebDriver
5 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
5 3 (14.29%) SoapUI
6 2 (9.52%) Appium
6 2 (9.52%) JIRA
6 2 (9.52%) TeamCity
6 2 (9.52%) WATIR
6 2 (9.52%) Zephyr
7 1 (4.76%) JMeter
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Retail
3 1 (4.76%) Retail Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Analyst
1 9 (42.86%) Test Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) Automation Test Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Test Manager
4 3 (14.29%) Test Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Automation Tester
5 2 (9.52%) Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Lead Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Node.js Developer
5 2 (9.52%) QA Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) QA Automation Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) QA Test Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Tester
6 1 (4.76%) Agile Test Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) CRM Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Mobile Test Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Pricing Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Test Automation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) CSS
1 2 (9.52%) Gherkin
1 2 (9.52%) HTML
1 2 (9.52%) HTML5
1 2 (9.52%) OAuth
1 2 (9.52%) RESTful
2 1 (4.76%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.76%) NHS
2 1 (4.76%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Android
1 3 (14.29%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (52.38%) BDD
3 6 (28.57%) CRM
4 5 (23.81%) Information Assurance
4 5 (23.81%) Security Testing
4 5 (23.81%) Software Testing
5 4 (19.05%) Analytics
5 4 (19.05%) Data Analytics
5 4 (19.05%) Performance Testing
5 4 (19.05%) Scrum
6 3 (14.29%) Automated Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (14.29%) Test Management
7 2 (9.52%) API Testing
7 2 (9.52%) Functional Testing
7 2 (9.52%) Kanban
7 2 (9.52%) Manual Testing
7 2 (9.52%) SDLC
7 2 (9.52%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) Java
2 3 (14.29%) Ruby
3 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.52%) Scala
4 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.76%) C#
4 1 (4.76%) F#
4 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.76%) Python
4 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) ISTQB
2 5 (23.81%) ISEB
2 5 (23.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
3 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Google
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle
1 2 (9.52%) Sitecore
2 1 (4.76%) HP
2 1 (4.76%) TIBCO