Period
to 19 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Andover with a requirement for API Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited API Testing over the 6 months to 19 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

API Testing
Hampshire > Andover
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 17 -
Rank change year-on-year +3 - -
Contract jobs citing API Testing 13 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Andover 18.84% 2.74% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 20.97% 2.86% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 0
Andover median daily rate £363 £348 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.32% - -
Hampshire median daily rate £381 £379 -
% change year-on-year +0.46% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Andover median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate - - -

API Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Andover with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Andover
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 62 70 88
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Andover 89.86% 95.89% 90.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 56 40
Andover median daily rate £375 £424 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.50% +13.00% -2.28%
10th Percentile £318 £333 £268
90th Percentile £475 £564 £476
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Andover median hourly rate £50.00 - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year -6.67% -2.60% +62.11%

API Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Andover

Job postings citing API Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Andover.

Job vacancy trend for API Testing in Andover

API Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Andover

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing API Testing in Andover.

Contractor daily rate trend for API Testing in Andover

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing API Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Andover region with a requirement for API Testing.

1 13 (100.00%) .NET
1 13 (100.00%) Oracle
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 13 (100.00%) Web Services
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
1 13 (100.00%) Java
1 13 (100.00%) Software AG
1 13 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 13 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 13 (100.00%) webMethods
1 13 (100.00%) HP
1 13 (100.00%) Oracle APEX
1 13 (100.00%) Selenium
1 13 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 13 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 13 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 13 (100.00%) F#
1 13 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 13 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 13 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 13 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server 2016
1 13 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 11 (84.62%) TestNG
2 11 (84.62%) Eclipse
2 11 (84.62%) Ant
3 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
3 10 (76.92%) Oracle Database 10g

API Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Andover 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:

Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (76.92%) PuTTY
1 10 (76.92%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server 2016
2 10 (76.92%) Oracle Database
2 10 (76.92%) Oracle Database 10g
2 10 (76.92%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 13 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 13 (100.00%) Oracle APEX
1 13 (100.00%) Selenium
1 13 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 13 (100.00%) SpecFlow
2 11 (84.62%) Ant
2 11 (84.62%) Eclipse
2 11 (84.62%) TestNG
3 10 (76.92%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (15.38%) Toad
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Tester
2 5 (38.46%) Automation Tester
3 4 (30.77%) Technical Specialist
3 4 (30.77%) Test Specialist
4 3 (23.08%) Test Automation Engineer
4 3 (23.08%) Test Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) QA Automation Tester
5 1 (7.69%) QA Tester
5 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
1 13 (100.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
1 13 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 10 (76.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 13 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 13 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 10 (76.92%) Defect Tracking
2 10 (76.92%) System Integration Testing
3 9 (69.23%) DevOps
4 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (53.85%) Collaborative Working
4 7 (53.85%) Kanban
4 7 (53.85%) Scrum
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Deployment
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (15.38%) Deployment Automation
5 2 (15.38%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (15.38%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) F#
1 13 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) C#
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 13 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (76.92%) ISEB
2 10 (76.92%) ISEB Practitioner
2 10 (76.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 10 (76.92%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (76.92%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) HP
1 13 (100.00%) Oracle
1 13 (100.00%) Software AG
1 13 (100.00%) webMethods
2 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 10 (76.92%) Red Hat
2 10 (76.92%) VMware