The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation 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 Test Automation over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 88 82 85
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 37 34 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.65% 1.65% 1.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.14% 2.34% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 7 11
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£362 £325 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.24% -12.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £242 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £397 £350 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 1
Average hourly rate £38.75 £170.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-77.20% +325.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £105.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-64.28% +162.50%
Test Automation
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
1733 1454 1270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 77.33% 70.48% 73.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1029 852 776
Average daily rate £388 £370 £354
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.72% +4.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 65 82
Average hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Automation across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Test Automation
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Test Automation Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Test Automation
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Test Automation Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Test Automation
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Test Automation Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Test Automation
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Test Automation Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Test Automation
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 within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
Southampton -8 11 £370 +42.30%
Winchester - 3 - - 2
Basingstoke 0 1 £400 -
Eastleigh - - - -
Fareham - - - -
Farnborough - - - -
Test Automation
South East

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 55 (67.07%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (52.44%) Java
3 33 (40.24%) Scrum
4 31 (37.80%) Linux
5 30 (36.59%) Jenkins
6 28 (34.15%) Cucumber
7 26 (31.71%) Puppet
8 23 (28.05%) Vagrant
9 22 (26.83%) Selenium
10 20 (24.39%) Continuous Integration
10 20 (24.39%) Microsoft
11 19 (23.17%) SQL
12 18 (21.95%) Oracle
12 18 (21.95%) JUnit
12 18 (21.95%) Maven
12 18 (21.95%) Test Strategy
13 17 (20.73%) JIRA
13 17 (20.73%) BDD
13 17 (20.73%) Configuration Management
13 17 (20.73%) QuickTest Pro
14 16 (19.51%) Windows
14 16 (19.51%) VMware
14 16 (19.51%) Test Scripting
14 16 (19.51%) SoapUI
15 15 (18.29%) RSpec
15 15 (18.29%) Ruby
15 15 (18.29%) Software Testing
15 15 (18.29%) Web Services
15 15 (18.29%) .NET
15 15 (18.29%) JavaScript

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (10.98%) WebLogic
1 9 (10.98%) Confluence
1 9 (10.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 7 (8.54%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.44%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.22%) SAS
4 1 (1.22%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.22%) Apache
Applications
1 10 (12.20%) MS Office
2 9 (10.98%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.54%) Amazon EC2
1 7 (8.54%) Amazon S3
1 7 (8.54%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (8.54%) AWS CloudFormation
1 7 (8.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
1 7 (8.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.98%) SAN
2 8 (9.76%) iSCSI
3 7 (8.54%) FCoE
3 7 (8.54%) Fibre Channel
3 7 (8.54%) Internet
4 1 (1.22%) Wireshark
4 1 (1.22%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.22%) FTP
4 1 (1.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.10%) Oracle Reports
1 5 (6.10%) Hazelcast
2 2 (2.44%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.22%) DB2
3 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 30 (36.59%) Jenkins
2 28 (34.15%) Cucumber
3 22 (26.83%) Selenium
4 18 (21.95%) Maven
4 18 (21.95%) JUnit
5 17 (20.73%) QuickTest Pro
5 17 (20.73%) JIRA
6 16 (19.51%) SoapUI
7 15 (18.29%) RSpec
8 12 (14.63%) Subversion
9 9 (10.98%) JMeter
10 8 (9.76%) Appium
11 7 (8.54%) Mockito
12 5 (6.10%) SpecFlow
12 5 (6.10%) Calabash
12 5 (6.10%) IntelliJ
12 5 (6.10%) Xcode
13 4 (4.88%) WebDriver
14 3 (3.66%) Git (software)
14 3 (3.66%) Zephyr
General
1 2 (2.44%) Electronics
1 2 (2.44%) Retail
2 1 (1.22%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.22%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 26 (31.71%) Developer
2 17 (20.73%) Analyst
2 17 (20.73%) Test Analyst
3 12 (14.63%) Tester
3 12 (14.63%) Test Leader
3 12 (14.63%) Java Developer
4 10 (12.20%) Automation Tester
5 8 (9.76%) Automation Analyst
5 8 (9.76%) Automation Test Analyst
6 7 (8.54%) Test Engineer
7 5 (6.10%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (6.10%) Senior Test Analyst
8 4 (4.88%) Software Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) Mobile Tester
9 3 (3.66%) Selenium Test Analyst
9 3 (3.66%) Senior Automation Tester
9 3 (3.66%) Automation Engineer
9 3 (3.66%) Agile Test Analyst
9 3 (3.66%) Agile Java Developer
9 3 (3.66%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (18.29%) .NET
1 15 (18.29%) Web Services
2 10 (12.20%) HTML
2 10 (12.20%) RESTful
3 7 (8.54%) SOAP
3 7 (8.54%) CSS
3 7 (8.54%) Hibernate
3 7 (8.54%) Spring
3 7 (8.54%) Ajax
3 7 (8.54%) JSON
3 7 (8.54%) Spring MVC
3 7 (8.54%) JPA
4 6 (7.32%) JSP
4 6 (7.32%) ASP.NET
5 5 (6.10%) JTS
5 5 (6.10%) PostGIS
6 2 (2.44%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.22%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (1.22%) MFC
7 1 (1.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.76%) Open Source
2 5 (6.10%) Mobile App
2 5 (6.10%) Robotics
2 5 (6.10%) Algorithms
3 3 (3.66%) GIS
3 3 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.44%) Clustering
4 2 (2.44%) PDA
5 1 (1.22%) iSeries
5 1 (1.22%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.22%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 31 (37.80%) Linux
2 16 (19.51%) Windows
3 11 (13.41%) AIX
4 9 (10.98%) Android
4 9 (10.98%) Oracle Linux
5 8 (9.76%) Apple iOS
6 5 (6.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (6.10%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.44%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.44%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (67.07%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (40.24%) Scrum
3 20 (24.39%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (21.95%) Test Strategy
5 17 (20.73%) BDD
5 17 (20.73%) Configuration Management
6 16 (19.51%) Test Scripting
7 15 (18.29%) Software Testing
8 14 (17.07%) Continuous Delivery
9 12 (14.63%) Software Engineering
9 12 (14.63%) OO
10 10 (12.20%) TDD
10 10 (12.20%) Web Development
11 9 (10.98%) BPEL
11 9 (10.98%) Knowledge Management
11 9 (10.98%) Performance Testing
11 9 (10.98%) Load Testing
11 9 (10.98%) SOA
12 8 (9.76%) Functional Testing
12 8 (9.76%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 43 (52.44%) Java
2 19 (23.17%) SQL
3 15 (18.29%) JavaScript
3 15 (18.29%) Ruby
4 11 (13.41%) Perl
5 10 (12.20%) C#
6 8 (9.76%) VB
7 4 (4.88%) Shell Script
8 3 (3.66%) C
9 2 (2.44%) Python
9 2 (2.44%) VBScript
10 1 (1.22%) C++
10 1 (1.22%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.22%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.22%) R
Qualifications
1 14 (17.07%) ISEB
2 13 (15.85%) Security Cleared
3 11 (13.41%) SC Cleared
3 11 (13.41%) ISTQB
4 7 (8.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (7.32%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 3 (3.66%) Degree
6 3 (3.66%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (2.44%) MCTS
7 2 (2.44%) MCITP
7 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (2.44%) MCSE
7 2 (2.44%) MCSA
8 1 (1.22%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.22%) QA
System Software
1 12 (14.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (10.98%) Oracle RAC
3 7 (8.54%) VirtualBox
3 7 (8.54%) Docker
4 5 (6.10%) VMware ESX
5 3 (3.66%) Active Directory
6 2 (2.44%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.22%) Firmware
7 1 (1.22%) NFS
Systems Management
1 26 (31.71%) Puppet
2 23 (28.05%) Vagrant
3 4 (4.88%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (4.88%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.22%) Netcool
Vendors
1 20 (24.39%) Microsoft
2 18 (21.95%) Oracle
3 16 (19.51%) VMware
4 11 (13.41%) HP
4 11 (13.41%) Veritas
5 6 (7.32%) IBM
6 4 (4.88%) McAfee
7 2 (2.44%) ESRI
7 2 (2.44%) Citrix
8 1 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.22%) Google
8 1 (1.22%) Coremetrics
8 1 (1.22%) Coverity
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