The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Hampshire region that had Test Automation Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Test Engineer
Rank 115 112 116
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Test Automation Engineer 2 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.093% 0.22% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.097% 0.24% 0.053%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Median daily rate - £190 £170
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.50 -
Test Automation Engineer
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
2052 2115 1903
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 95.22% 93.92% 92.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1318 1273 1105
Median daily rate £385 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 134 118
Median hourly rate £17.45 £21.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.90% -27.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £11.00 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £115.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

Test Automation Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Hampshire region that featured Test Automation Engineer in the job title.

Test Automation Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Test Automation Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Test Automation Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Test Automation Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Test Automation Engineer across the Hampshire region.

Test Automation Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Test Automation Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, Test Automation Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hampshire region featuring Test Automation Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Banking
1 3 (100.00%) Retail
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) ZigBee
2 2 (66.67%) Subversion
2 2 (66.67%) C
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) Smart Meter
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) System Integration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) LabVIEW
3 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
3 1 (33.33%) V-Model
3 1 (33.33%) Information Assurance
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) JBoss

Test Automation Engineer Skill Set
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 1 (33.33%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
1 2 (66.67%) LabVIEW
1 2 (66.67%) Subversion
2 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
1 3 (100.00%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Retail Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 2 (66.67%) System Integration Testing
1 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Information Assurance
2 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) V-Model
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C
1 2 (66.67%) C++
1 2 (66.67%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center