The first table below looks at the demand for Automation Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automation Testing over the 3 months to 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Hampshire region.

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.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Testing
Rank 113 104 93
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -11
Contract jobs citing Automation Testing 6 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.30% 0.35% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.49% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate
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£291 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £319 £336 £286
% change year-on-year
-5.20% +17.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £34.00 -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1493 1237 1062
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 73.66% 72.00% 66.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 847 698 512
Average daily rate £365 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 85 111
Average hourly rate £42.50 £34.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +4.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £14.50 £12.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.98 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.98% +3.33%
Automation Testing
South East

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Automation Testing across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 10 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Testing within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 10 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southampton - 1 £190 - 2
Aldershot - - - -
Fareham - - - -
Havant - - - -
Automation Testing
South East

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region citing Automation Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Automation Testing.

1 8 (53.33%) Selenium
2 7 (46.67%) C#
2 7 (46.67%) ISEB
2 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 5 (33.33%) Java
3 5 (33.33%) Oracle
4 4 (26.67%) .NET
4 4 (26.67%) VBScript
4 4 (26.67%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (26.67%) Functional Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Test Scripting
4 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
5 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (20.00%) QA
5 3 (20.00%) Oracle APEX
5 3 (20.00%) HP
5 3 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (20.00%) Linux
5 3 (20.00%) Military
5 3 (20.00%) SQL
5 3 (20.00%) C++
6 2 (13.33%) Perl
6 2 (13.33%) C
6 2 (13.33%) VB
6 2 (13.33%) Windows
6 2 (13.33%) Python
6 2 (13.33%) Legal
6 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
6 2 (13.33%) Waterfall

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region citing Automation Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Automation Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (53.33%) Selenium
2 5 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 4 (26.67%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (20.00%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
5 1 (6.67%) LoadRunner
5 1 (6.67%) FitNesse
General
1 3 (20.00%) Military
2 2 (13.33%) Legal
3 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Tester
2 6 (40.00%) Analyst
2 6 (40.00%) Test Analyst
2 6 (40.00%) Automation Tester
3 2 (13.33%) Automation Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Automation Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Test Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Team Leader
4 1 (6.67%) QA Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Test Team Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Testing Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Automated Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) Functional Testing
2 4 (26.67%) Test Scripting
3 2 (13.33%) Manual Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
3 2 (13.33%) DevOps
3 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Web Testing
4 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Load Testing
4 1 (6.67%) UML
4 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (6.67%) Regression Testing
4 1 (6.67%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Scrum
4 1 (6.67%) TDD
4 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
4 1 (6.67%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) C#
2 5 (33.33%) Java
3 4 (26.67%) VBScript
4 3 (20.00%) SQL
4 3 (20.00%) C++
5 2 (13.33%) Perl
5 2 (13.33%) C
5 2 (13.33%) VB
5 2 (13.33%) Python
5 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
6 1 (6.67%) Embedded C++
6 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) ISEB
2 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
3 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle
2 3 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
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