The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 31 41 36
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -5
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 5 13 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.98% 3.49% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.65% 4.56% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 12 0
Average daily rate £360 £365 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £348
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.25 £33.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+40.15% -2.22%
Automated Testing
Hampshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
189 285 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 74.70% 76.41% 70.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 170 142
Average daily rate £375 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £300 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 14
Average hourly rate £25.13 £20.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.62% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £19.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.50 £170.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Automated Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Automated Testing Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Automated Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Automated Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton region citing Automated Testing 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 Automated Testing.

1 9 (64.29%) Git (software)
2 8 (57.14%) Manual Testing
2 8 (57.14%) Java
2 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 6 (42.86%) User Stories
4 6 (42.86%) Android SDK
4 6 (42.86%) Android Development
4 6 (42.86%) REST
4 6 (42.86%) Dependency Injection
4 6 (42.86%) Mockito
4 6 (42.86%) Unit Testing
4 6 (42.86%) Android
4 6 (42.86%) Publishing
4 6 (42.86%) Scrum
4 6 (42.86%) Subversion
4 6 (42.86%) Maven
4 6 (42.86%) JSON
4 6 (42.86%) Ant
4 6 (42.86%) Appium
4 6 (42.86%) RoboGuice
4 6 (42.86%) Sonatype Nexus
4 6 (42.86%) Robotium
4 6 (42.86%) Gradle
4 6 (42.86%) Artifactory
5 5 (35.71%) C#
5 5 (35.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (21.43%) SAP PI
6 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton region citing Automated Testing 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 Automated Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 9 (64.29%) Git (software)
2 7 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 6 (42.86%) Ant
3 6 (42.86%) Appium
3 6 (42.86%) Artifactory
3 6 (42.86%) Gradle
3 6 (42.86%) Maven
3 6 (42.86%) Mockito
3 6 (42.86%) Robotium
3 6 (42.86%) Sonatype Nexus
3 6 (42.86%) Subversion
4 5 (35.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (21.43%) HP UFT
5 3 (21.43%) Moq
5 3 (21.43%) NUnit
5 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio
6 2 (14.29%) JMeter
6 2 (14.29%) JUnit
6 2 (14.29%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (42.86%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Developer
2 6 (42.86%) Android Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) SAP Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) SAP Test Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Software Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Test Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) QA Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Quality Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Manual Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) QC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) Android SDK
1 6 (42.86%) JSON
1 6 (42.86%) REST
1 6 (42.86%) RoboGuice
2 3 (21.43%) .NET
2 3 (21.43%) .NET Framework
2 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
2 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (21.43%) Entity Framework
2 3 (21.43%) RESTful
2 3 (21.43%) SAP PI
2 3 (21.43%) WCF
3 2 (14.29%) Gherkin
3 2 (14.29%) HTML
4 1 (7.14%) Android NDK
4 1 (7.14%) JNI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (57.14%) Manual Testing
2 6 (42.86%) Android Development
2 6 (42.86%) Dependency Injection
2 6 (42.86%) Scrum
2 6 (42.86%) Unit Testing
2 6 (42.86%) User Stories
3 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (21.43%) ERP
4 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
4 3 (21.43%) MVC
5 2 (14.29%) B2B
5 2 (14.29%) B2C
5 2 (14.29%) Load Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Performance Testing
6 1 (7.14%) OO
6 1 (7.14%) OOP
6 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) Java
2 5 (35.71%) C#
3 2 (14.29%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
1 3 (21.43%) SAP
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