The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Winchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 16 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 5.56% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.85% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £40.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -1.23%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Winchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Winchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
73 34 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 81.11% 72.34% 47.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 22 11
Average daily rate £425 £370 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.86% -3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £300 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £425 £705
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 4
Average hourly rate £37.50 £12.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+200.00% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £12.00 £11.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £18.30 £13.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Winchester

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

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Winchester

Test Automation
Hourly Rate Trend in Winchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Test Automation across the Winchester region.

Test Automation Hourly Rate Trend in Winchester

Test Automation
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Winchester

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Winchester 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 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 5 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (100.00%) FCoE
1 5 (100.00%) Fibre Channel
1 5 (100.00%) Perl
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) AIX
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) OO
1 5 (100.00%) SAN
1 5 (100.00%) Veritas
2 2 (40.00%) IBM
3 1 (20.00%) Shell Script

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Winchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Winchester 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) SAN
1 5 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 5 (100.00%) FCoE
1 5 (100.00%) Fibre Channel
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) AIX
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) OO
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Perl
2 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Veritas
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) IBM