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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 115 66 59
Rank change year-on-year
-49 -7
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 6 55 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.30% 2.60% 2.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 3.16% 3.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 33 27
Median daily rate - £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £369 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.47% +5.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.75 £30.72 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+19.62% -22.22%
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
1573 1742 1579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 79.05% 82.48% 76.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1029 1109 938
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £285 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 84 78
Median hourly rate £45.00 £26.09 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.47% -30.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.13 £12.57 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £47.83 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +26.21%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hampshire region citing Test Automation as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Winchester -2 2 - - 2
Havant - 1 - -
Portsmouth - 1 - -
Test Automation
South East

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Test Automation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 13 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (48.00%) Software Testing
3 11 (44.00%) Waterfall
4 9 (36.00%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (32.00%) V-Model
5 8 (32.00%) JIRA
5 8 (32.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (28.00%) SQL
6 7 (28.00%) Oracle
6 7 (28.00%) Regression Testing
7 6 (24.00%) Oracle EBS
7 6 (24.00%) ISTQB
7 6 (24.00%) Smart Meter
7 6 (24.00%) Stress Testing
7 6 (24.00%) Defect Management
8 5 (20.00%) Case Management
8 5 (20.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 5 (20.00%) Oracle Receivables
8 5 (20.00%) Oracle Assets
8 5 (20.00%) Requirements Management
8 5 (20.00%) Finance
8 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 5 (20.00%) LoadRunner
9 4 (16.00%) Configuration Management
9 4 (16.00%) .NET
9 4 (16.00%) C#
9 4 (16.00%) MS Office
9 4 (16.00%) Toad
9 4 (16.00%) Scrum
9 4 (16.00%) Asset Management

Test Automation
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 (4.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (20.00%) Oracle Assets
2 5 (20.00%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (4.00%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) SaaS
1 1 (4.00%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) VLAN
1 4 (16.00%) ZigBee
2 2 (8.00%) ATM
3 1 (4.00%) GPRS
3 1 (4.00%) LAN
3 1 (4.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (32.00%) JIRA
2 5 (20.00%) LoadRunner
3 4 (16.00%) Toad
4 3 (12.00%) LabVIEW
4 3 (12.00%) Selenium
4 3 (12.00%) Visual Studio
4 3 (12.00%) WebDriver
5 2 (8.00%) JUnit
5 2 (8.00%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (4.00%) Bugzilla
6 1 (4.00%) Eclipse
6 1 (4.00%) HP UFT
6 1 (4.00%) IntelliJ
6 1 (4.00%) NetBeans
6 1 (4.00%) NUnit
6 1 (4.00%) PHPUnit
6 1 (4.00%) TestNG
6 1 (4.00%) Testopia
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Banking
2 2 (8.00%) Electronics
2 2 (8.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Tester
2 6 (24.00%) Analyst
2 6 (24.00%) Test Analyst
2 6 (24.00%) Test Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Agile Test Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Senior Tester
4 4 (16.00%) Test Leader
5 2 (8.00%) Automation Tester
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Test Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Smart Metering Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Software Test Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Applications Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Integration Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Oracle Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Systems Integration Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Systems Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) .NET
2 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.00%) HTML
2 1 (4.00%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (24.00%) Smart Meter
3 4 (16.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (8.00%) iPhone
4 2 (8.00%) Smartphone
5 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
5 1 (4.00%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Android
2 3 (12.00%) Linux
2 3 (12.00%) Unix
2 3 (12.00%) Windows
3 2 (8.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (48.00%) Software Testing
3 11 (44.00%) Waterfall
4 8 (32.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (32.00%) V-Model
5 7 (28.00%) Regression Testing
6 6 (24.00%) Defect Management
6 6 (24.00%) Stress Testing
7 5 (20.00%) Case Management
7 5 (20.00%) Requirements Management
8 4 (16.00%) Agile Testing
8 4 (16.00%) Asset Management
8 4 (16.00%) Configuration Management
8 4 (16.00%) Functional Testing
8 4 (16.00%) Release Management
8 4 (16.00%) Scrum
8 4 (16.00%) TDD
9 3 (12.00%) ATDD
9 3 (12.00%) Kanban
9 3 (12.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) SQL
2 4 (16.00%) C#
3 2 (8.00%) PHP
4 1 (4.00%) C++
4 1 (4.00%) Embedded C++
4 1 (4.00%) Java
4 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) ISTQB
2 5 (20.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (8.00%) Degree
5 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
5 1 (4.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.00%) Cacti
2 1 (4.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Oracle
2 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.00%) HP
4 1 (4.00%) Pega
4 1 (4.00%) Rally
4 1 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (4.00%) SAP
4 1 (4.00%) T-Plan