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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 107 117 114
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -3
Contract jobs citing Automation Testing 11 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.59% 0.45% 0.097%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 0.55% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 2
Median daily rate £325 £373 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.75% -0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £356 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £425 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £334 £342
% change year-on-year
+4.86% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 -
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -
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
1463 1812 1577
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 78.36% 81.92% 76.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 943 1112 900
Median daily rate £400 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £520 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 85 75
Median hourly rate £45.00 £39.37 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.30% +24.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +29.38%

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
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 26 September 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
Fareham - 3 £305 -
Southampton +14 1 £300 -
Aldershot - 1 - -
Eastleigh - 1 - -
Automation Testing
South East

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) Java
3 5 (33.33%) Selenium
3 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 4 (26.67%) Python
4 4 (26.67%) Scrum
4 4 (26.67%) C#
5 3 (20.00%) SQL
5 3 (20.00%) Android
5 3 (20.00%) Cucumber
5 3 (20.00%) BDD
6 2 (13.33%) RESTful
6 2 (13.33%) Scala
6 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (13.33%) Apple iOS
6 2 (13.33%) Node.js
6 2 (13.33%) OAuth
6 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
6 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (13.33%) Internet
6 2 (13.33%) DV Cleared
6 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
6 2 (13.33%) Google
6 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
6 2 (13.33%) XML
6 2 (13.33%) Linux
6 2 (13.33%) JBoss
6 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
6 2 (13.33%) C++
6 2 (13.33%) Finance

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 2 (13.33%) JBoss
2 1 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Selenium
2 3 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
3 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (6.67%) Appium
4 1 (6.67%) HP UFT
4 1 (6.67%) Mockito
4 1 (6.67%) Robotium
4 1 (6.67%) SpecFlow
4 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (6.67%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Tester
2 3 (20.00%) Automation Tester
2 3 (20.00%) Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Lead Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Node.js Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Android Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Lead Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Selenium Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Test Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Test Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Node.js
1 2 (13.33%) OAuth
1 2 (13.33%) RESTful
1 2 (13.33%) XML
1 2 (13.33%) XML Messaging
2 1 (6.67%) JSON
2 1 (6.67%) REST
2 1 (6.67%) RoboGuice
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Android
2 2 (13.33%) Apple iOS
2 2 (13.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) Scrum
3 3 (20.00%) BDD
4 2 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
5 1 (6.67%) Android Development
5 1 (6.67%) Defect Tracking
5 1 (6.67%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (6.67%) Functional Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Manual Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Regression Testing
5 1 (6.67%) SDLC
5 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
5 1 (6.67%) TDD
5 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
5 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
5 1 (6.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) Java
2 4 (26.67%) C#
2 4 (26.67%) Python
3 3 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
4 2 (13.33%) C++
4 2 (13.33%) Scala
5 1 (6.67%) F#
5 1 (6.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) DV Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (6.67%) ISEB
3 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SDET
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Google
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) HP
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle