The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Automation Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Test Engineer
Rank 121 - 108
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Test Automation Engineer 2 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.090% - 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.097% - 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 5
Average daily rate
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£325 - £280
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £375 £280
% change year-on-year
-18.00% +33.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +3.44%
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
2071 1951 1742
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 93.37% 92.25% 94.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1256 1152 1001
Average daily rate £375 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 116 149
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.77 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.62% -7.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.24 £10.57 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.24 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.41% -

Test Automation Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

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
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 Test Automation Engineer within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 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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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
Farnborough - 1 £325 -
Test Automation Engineer
South East

Test Automation Engineer
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region that cited Test Automation Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Web Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) TestComplete
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Digital Media
3 1 (33.33%) C#

Test Automation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region that cited Test Automation Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) TestComplete
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Web Testing
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft