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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automation Testing over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Testing
Rank 112 112 97
Rank change year-on-year
0 -15
Contract jobs citing Automation Testing 7 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.33% 0.39% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.51% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 0
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£375 £346 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.30% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £343
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -5.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.25 - £34.00
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
1731 1569 1268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 81.34% 75.72% 73.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1125 893 718
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £485 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 74 91
Average hourly rate £24.00 £40.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £47.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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
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 29 July 2015. 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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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
Basingstoke -8 3 £380 +10.94%
Southampton +1 1 - - 3
Gosport - 1 £370 -
Automation Testing
South East

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 13 (68.42%) Java
1 13 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (68.42%) Cucumber
2 12 (63.16%) BDD
3 11 (57.89%) TDD
3 11 (57.89%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (47.37%) Selenium
4 9 (47.37%) Web Services
4 9 (47.37%) Gherkin
5 8 (42.11%) E-Commerce
5 8 (42.11%) Test Scripting
6 6 (31.58%) Waterfall
7 5 (26.32%) Scrum
8 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
8 4 (21.05%) Test Automation
9 3 (15.79%) Android
9 3 (15.79%) Subversion
9 3 (15.79%) ISEB
9 3 (15.79%) JUnit
9 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
9 3 (15.79%) C#
9 3 (15.79%) Oracle
9 3 (15.79%) Jenkins
9 3 (15.79%) Mobile App
9 3 (15.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (10.53%) AngularJS
10 2 (10.53%) Ant
10 2 (10.53%) PL/SQL
10 2 (10.53%) SQL
10 2 (10.53%) WebLogic

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.53%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (68.42%) Cucumber
2 9 (47.37%) Selenium
3 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
4 3 (15.79%) JUnit
4 3 (15.79%) Subversion
4 3 (15.79%) Jenkins
5 2 (10.53%) Ant
5 2 (10.53%) Maven
5 2 (10.53%) WebDriver
5 2 (10.53%) Gerrit
6 1 (5.26%) Eclipse
6 1 (5.26%) HP UFT
6 1 (5.26%) Appium
General
1 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (78.95%) Analyst
1 15 (78.95%) Test Analyst
2 10 (52.63%) Automation Analyst
3 9 (47.37%) Automation Test Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Test Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Tester
6 1 (5.26%) Automation Specialist
6 1 (5.26%) Test Automation Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Automation Tester
6 1 (5.26%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (47.37%) Web Services
1 9 (47.37%) Gherkin
2 2 (10.53%) AngularJS
2 2 (10.53%) .NET
2 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET
2 2 (10.53%) XML
2 2 (10.53%) JAXB
2 2 (10.53%) Spring
2 2 (10.53%) Ajax
3 1 (5.26%) RESTful
3 1 (5.26%) JSP
3 1 (5.26%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.26%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Android
2 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (63.16%) BDD
3 11 (57.89%) TDD
3 11 (57.89%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (42.11%) Test Scripting
4 8 (42.11%) E-Commerce
5 6 (31.58%) Waterfall
6 5 (26.32%) Scrum
7 4 (21.05%) Test Automation
8 2 (10.53%) Software Testing
8 2 (10.53%) Regression Testing
8 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (5.26%) System Testing
9 1 (5.26%) Data Protection
9 1 (5.26%) Performance Testing
9 1 (5.26%) Stress Testing
9 1 (5.26%) Security Testing
9 1 (5.26%) CRM
9 1 (5.26%) ERP
9 1 (5.26%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (68.42%) Java
2 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
2 3 (15.79%) C#
3 2 (10.53%) Python
3 2 (10.53%) PL/SQL
3 2 (10.53%) SQL
4 1 (5.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) ISEB
1 3 (15.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (5.26%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (5.26%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) HP
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