The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automated Testing
Hampshire / Portsmouth
Rank 22 19 16
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 4 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 2.68% 1.55% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.88% 1.90% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
Median daily rate £430 £370 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.21% +32.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate £376 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.62% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £56.88 £45.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+26.40% +36.36%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Portsmouth region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
103 105 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 69.13% 81.40% 77.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 62 44
Median daily rate £450 £350 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +6.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 14 10
Median hourly rate £43.00 £38.05 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.00% +17.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £10.70 £21.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.87 £47.83 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Portsmouth region citing Automated Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

Automated Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Automated Testing across the Portsmouth region.

Automated Testing Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

Automated Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Automated Testing across the Portsmouth region.

Automated Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

Automated Testing
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Automated Testing 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 4 (80.00%) Release Management
1 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (80.00%) Android
1 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (80.00%) RESTful
1 4 (80.00%) Process Improvement
1 4 (80.00%) Gradle
1 4 (80.00%) Android Development
1 4 (80.00%) Android Studio
2 3 (60.00%) Google Play
2 3 (60.00%) iOS Development
2 3 (60.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) Google
2 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (60.00%) Telematics
2 3 (60.00%) Bluetooth
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) OOP
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) PHP
3 1 (20.00%) SaaS
3 1 (20.00%) Laravel
3 1 (20.00%) LESS
3 1 (20.00%) AngularJS

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Google Play
2 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Bluetooth
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Android Studio
1 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (80.00%) Gradle
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Android Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Android Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Android Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) RESTful
2 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) Laravel
2 1 (20.00%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Android
2 3 (60.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Android Development
1 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (80.00%) Process Improvement
1 4 (80.00%) Release Management
2 3 (60.00%) iOS Development
2 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) Telematics
3 1 (20.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Google