The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Automation Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Automation Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Test Consultant
Rank 116 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Test Automation Consultant 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.053% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.056% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £500 £406
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Test Automation Consultant
South East

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
1799 1904 1640
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 94.88% 91.89% 93.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1166 1044 882
Average daily rate £385 £365 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.47% +0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 126 96
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.72 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.28% -25.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Test Automation Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Automation Consultant in the job title across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Automation Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Test Automation Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Test Automation Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Test Automation Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region that cited Test Automation Consultant in their job title 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 with Test Automation Consultant in their job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) HP UFT
2 5 (83.33%) Selenium
2 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
2 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 5 (83.33%) HP
2 5 (83.33%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) VB
2 5 (83.33%) Test Automation
3 4 (66.67%) .NET
3 4 (66.67%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (50.00%) Scrum
4 3 (50.00%) VBScript
4 3 (50.00%) WebDriver
4 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (33.33%) BDD
5 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
5 2 (33.33%) SpecFlow
5 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
5 2 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (33.33%) C#
5 2 (33.33%) C++
5 2 (33.33%) ISEB
5 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (33.33%) F#
5 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared

Test Automation Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region that cited Test Automation Consultant in their job title 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 with Test Automation Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) HP UFT
1 5 (83.33%) Selenium
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (50.00%) WebDriver
4 2 (33.33%) SpecFlow
4 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (16.67%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Test Automation
3 3 (50.00%) Scrum
3 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (33.33%) BDD
4 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
5 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Defect Tracking
5 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Migration
5 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 1 (16.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java
1 5 (83.33%) VB
2 3 (50.00%) VBScript
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) C++
3 2 (33.33%) F#
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
1 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) ISEB
2 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) ISEB Practitioner
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) HP
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft