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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 33 45 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 3 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.05% 1.18% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.40% 1.41% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Median daily rate £288 £333 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.53% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £37.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+12.66% +3.44%
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
214 355 273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 74.56% 83.53% 75.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 260 209
Median daily rate £375 £390 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 11 7
Median hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -51.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.65 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Southampton 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 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 1 May 2016, 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 8 (80.00%) Subversion
1 8 (80.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (60.00%) Publishing
3 6 (60.00%) Scrum
3 6 (60.00%) Maven
3 6 (60.00%) Java
3 6 (60.00%) Ant
3 6 (60.00%) Unit Testing
3 6 (60.00%) Android
3 6 (60.00%) JSON
3 6 (60.00%) Dependency Injection
3 6 (60.00%) Mockito
3 6 (60.00%) REST
3 6 (60.00%) Robotium
3 6 (60.00%) Gradle
3 6 (60.00%) Artifactory
3 6 (60.00%) User Stories
3 6 (60.00%) Android SDK
3 6 (60.00%) Android Development
3 6 (60.00%) Appium
3 6 (60.00%) RoboGuice
3 6 (60.00%) Sonatype Nexus
4 5 (50.00%) Travis CI
4 5 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 5 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (30.00%) Manual Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Oracle
6 2 (20.00%) Integration Testing

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (10.00%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) Git (software)
1 8 (80.00%) Subversion
2 6 (60.00%) Ant
2 6 (60.00%) Appium
2 6 (60.00%) Artifactory
2 6 (60.00%) Gradle
2 6 (60.00%) Maven
2 6 (60.00%) Mockito
2 6 (60.00%) Robotium
2 6 (60.00%) Sonatype Nexus
3 5 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 5 (50.00%) Travis CI
4 2 (20.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (20.00%) RubyMine
5 1 (10.00%) Jasmine
5 1 (10.00%) Moq
5 1 (10.00%) NUnit
5 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (60.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 6 (60.00%) Android Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Integration Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Integration Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Manual Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) Android SDK
1 6 (60.00%) JSON
1 6 (60.00%) REST
1 6 (60.00%) RoboGuice
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (10.00%) Android NDK
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (10.00%) CSS
2 1 (10.00%) CSS3
2 1 (10.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) HTML5
2 1 (10.00%) JNI
2 1 (10.00%) Laravel
2 1 (10.00%) RESTful
2 1 (10.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Android Development
2 6 (60.00%) Dependency Injection
2 6 (60.00%) Scrum
2 6 (60.00%) Unit Testing
2 6 (60.00%) User Stories
3 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (30.00%) Manual Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Functional Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Integration Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (20.00%) OO
5 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 2 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Test Management
5 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
6 1 (10.00%) OOD
6 1 (10.00%) OOP
6 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft