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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 73 95 75
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -20
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 45 12 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.15% 0.70% 2.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.95% 0.98% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 8 17
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£315 £343 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.02% +2.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £279 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £397 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £332 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.42% +7.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £33.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £30.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+25.20% -18.00%
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
1527 1227 1512
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 72.89% 71.50% 75.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 886 746 832
Average daily rate £370 £380 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% +7.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £285 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 68 104
Average hourly rate £32.50 £23.13 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.54% -28.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 2014.

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
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 19 September 2014. 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
Southampton +2 13 £315 +3.27%
Basingstoke +9 1 - - 1
Petersfield - - - - 1
Portsmouth - - - - 1
Winchester - - - - 1
Farnborough - - - -
Aldershot - - - -
Test Automation
South East

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 67 (61.47%) .NET
2 62 (56.88%) Oracle
2 62 (56.88%) HP
3 61 (55.96%) QuickTest Pro
4 58 (53.21%) JavaScript
5 55 (50.46%) ISTQB
6 52 (47.71%) HTML
6 52 (47.71%) JSP
7 51 (46.79%) ASP.NET
8 50 (45.87%) Microsoft
9 48 (44.04%) VB
10 47 (43.12%) C#
11 46 (42.20%) Knowledge Management
12 44 (40.37%) CRM
13 43 (39.45%) Security Cleared
14 40 (36.70%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 35 (32.11%) Functional Testing
15 35 (32.11%) Test Scripting
15 35 (32.11%) SC Cleared
15 35 (32.11%) Agile Software Development
16 31 (28.44%) Oracle Reports
17 30 (27.52%) Project Management
18 27 (24.77%) Test Strategy
19 26 (23.85%) Web Services
20 25 (22.94%) Java
20 25 (22.94%) Scrum
20 25 (22.94%) Cucumber
21 20 (18.35%) Jenkins
21 20 (18.35%) Selenium
21 20 (18.35%) SQL

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 7 (6.42%) Confluence
2 5 (4.59%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.67%) Apache
3 4 (3.67%) WebLogic
3 4 (3.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (2.75%) Node.js
5 1 (0.92%) Oracle BPEL
5 1 (0.92%) Oracle Spatial
5 1 (0.92%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 11 (10.09%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.42%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (7.34%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.92%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.59%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (4.59%) Amazon S3
1 5 (4.59%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (14.68%) TCP/IP
2 8 (7.34%) DNS
2 8 (7.34%) HTTPS
3 7 (6.42%) HTTP
4 5 (4.59%) Internet
5 3 (2.75%) IP Telephony
6 2 (1.83%) GSM
6 2 (1.83%) LTE
7 1 (0.92%) HSUPA
7 1 (0.92%) NFC
7 1 (0.92%) HSPA
7 1 (0.92%) OFDM
7 1 (0.92%) H.323
7 1 (0.92%) TDMA
7 1 (0.92%) Wireless
7 1 (0.92%) HSDPA
7 1 (0.92%) 3GPP
7 1 (0.92%) UMTS
7 1 (0.92%) PPP
7 1 (0.92%) CDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (28.44%) Oracle Reports
2 6 (5.50%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (2.75%) MongoDB
3 3 (2.75%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.83%) Hazelcast
5 1 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.92%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.92%) Big Data
5 1 (0.92%) MySQL
5 1 (0.92%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.92%) SQL Navigator
Development Applications
1 61 (55.96%) QuickTest Pro
2 25 (22.94%) Cucumber
3 20 (18.35%) Jenkins
3 20 (18.35%) Selenium
4 14 (12.84%) SoapUI
5 13 (11.93%) LoadRunner
6 12 (11.01%) SpecFlow
7 10 (9.17%) JUnit
8 9 (8.26%) JMeter
9 8 (7.34%) Maven
9 8 (7.34%) RSpec
10 7 (6.42%) JIRA
10 7 (6.42%) Git (software)
11 5 (4.59%) Mockito
12 4 (3.67%) Eclipse
12 4 (3.67%) Subversion
12 4 (3.67%) Oracle APEX
12 4 (3.67%) FitNesse
13 3 (2.75%) Grunt
13 3 (2.75%) Zephyr
General
1 5 (4.59%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.75%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 30 (27.52%) Analyst
1 30 (27.52%) Test Analyst
2 18 (16.51%) Test Leader
3 16 (14.68%) Tester
4 14 (12.84%) Test Manager
5 13 (11.93%) Software Engineer
6 11 (10.09%) Automation Tester
7 10 (9.17%) Test Specialist
8 9 (8.26%) Automation Analyst
9 8 (7.34%) Developer
9 8 (7.34%) Automation Test Analyst
10 7 (6.42%) Test Engineer
11 6 (5.50%) Test Automation Specialist
11 6 (5.50%) Automation Specialist
12 4 (3.67%) Performance Analyst
12 4 (3.67%) Java Developer
12 4 (3.67%) QA Tester
12 4 (3.67%) Performance Test Specialist
12 4 (3.67%) Performance Test Analyst
13 3 (2.75%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (61.47%) .NET
2 52 (47.71%) HTML
2 52 (47.71%) JSP
3 51 (46.79%) ASP.NET
4 26 (23.85%) Web Services
5 11 (10.09%) SOAP
6 10 (9.17%) OLE
6 10 (9.17%) RESTful
7 6 (5.50%) CSS
7 6 (5.50%) JPA
8 5 (4.59%) JSON
8 5 (4.59%) Ajax
8 5 (4.59%) Spring MVC
8 5 (4.59%) PostGIS
8 5 (4.59%) Hibernate
8 5 (4.59%) Spring
8 5 (4.59%) JTS
9 3 (2.75%) jQuery
10 1 (0.92%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.92%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.42%) User Experience
2 5 (4.59%) Open Source
3 4 (3.67%) Device Driver
3 4 (3.67%) GIS
3 4 (3.67%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.75%) Linked Data
5 1 (0.92%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.92%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.92%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.92%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 16 (14.68%) Windows
2 12 (11.01%) Linux
3 9 (8.26%) UNIX
3 9 (8.26%) Windows XP
4 8 (7.34%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (7.34%) Windows 2000
4 8 (7.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (3.67%) Oracle Linux
5 4 (3.67%) CentOS
6 3 (2.75%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.92%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.92%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (42.20%) Knowledge Management
2 44 (40.37%) CRM
3 35 (32.11%) Functional Testing
3 35 (32.11%) Test Scripting
3 35 (32.11%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (27.52%) Project Management
5 27 (24.77%) Test Strategy
6 25 (22.94%) Scrum
7 15 (13.76%) Software Engineering
8 14 (12.84%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (11.01%) Regression Testing
9 12 (11.01%) Performance Testing
9 12 (11.01%) Integration Testing
10 11 (10.09%) Software Testing
11 10 (9.17%) TDD
11 10 (9.17%) Data Transformation
12 9 (8.26%) User Stories
13 8 (7.34%) Load Testing
14 6 (5.50%) SOA
14 6 (5.50%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 58 (53.21%) JavaScript
2 48 (44.04%) VB
3 47 (43.12%) C#
4 25 (22.94%) Java
5 20 (18.35%) SQL
6 11 (10.09%) Ruby
7 9 (8.26%) C
8 8 (7.34%) VBScript
9 7 (6.42%) Bash Shell
9 7 (6.42%) Python
10 6 (5.50%) Shell Script
11 4 (3.67%) Embedded C
12 2 (1.83%) C++
12 2 (1.83%) PHP
13 1 (0.92%) ActionScript 2.0
13 1 (0.92%) R
13 1 (0.92%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.92%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.92%) Perl
13 1 (0.92%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 55 (50.46%) ISTQB
2 43 (39.45%) Security Cleared
3 40 (36.70%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 35 (32.11%) SC Cleared
5 16 (14.68%) DV Cleared
6 13 (11.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 13 (11.93%) ISEB
7 4 (3.67%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (1.83%) Degree
9 1 (0.92%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.17%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.59%) VirtualBox
2 4 (3.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.67%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (2.75%) vCloud
4 2 (1.83%) Docker
5 1 (0.92%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.92%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (15.60%) HP Quality Center
2 14 (12.84%) Vagrant
2 14 (12.84%) Puppet
3 8 (7.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 5 (4.59%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 62 (56.88%) Oracle
1 62 (56.88%) HP
2 50 (45.87%) Microsoft
3 7 (6.42%) ESRI
4 4 (3.67%) VMware
4 4 (3.67%) Intel
5 3 (2.75%) Cisco
5 3 (2.75%) EMC
6 1 (0.92%) Agilent
6 1 (0.92%) Anite
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