The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Andover with a requirement for Automated Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automated Testing
Hampshire / Andover
Rank 17 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Andover 5.13% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.26% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £386 £350
% change year-on-year +0.51% +10.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £67.89 £44.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year +52.56% +23.61%  

Automated Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Andover with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Andover
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 38 22 19
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Andover 97.44% 88.00% 86.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 15 17
Median daily rate £400 £400 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +60.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £575 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Automated Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Andover

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Andover citing Automated Testing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Automated Testing in Andover

Automated Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Andover

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Automated Testing in Andover

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Andover

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Andover region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) F#
2 5 (83.33%) Migration
2 5 (83.33%) Test Scripting
2 5 (83.33%) SpecFlow
2 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
2 5 (83.33%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) Selenium
3 4 (66.67%) Scrum
3 4 (66.67%) Test Strategy
3 4 (66.67%) BDD
3 4 (66.67%) System Integration Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Defect Tracking
3 4 (66.67%) User Stories
3 4 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (50.00%) Regression Testing
4 3 (50.00%) .NET
4 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
5 2 (33.33%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (16.67%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
6 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
6 1 (16.67%) PuTTY
6 1 (16.67%) WinSCP

Automated Testing
Top Related 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:

Business Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) PuTTY
1 1 (16.67%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Selenium
1 5 (83.33%) SpecFlow
2 4 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (16.67%) HP UFT
4 1 (16.67%) Toad
General
1 1 (16.67%) Electronics
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
2 4 (66.67%) Test Analyst
3 3 (50.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Tester
4 1 (16.67%) Automation Tester
4 1 (16.67%) Data Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) ETL Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) QA Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Quality Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 1 (16.67%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Selenium Tester
4 1 (16.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Migration
1 5 (83.33%) Test Scripting
2 4 (66.67%) BDD
2 4 (66.67%) Defect Tracking
2 4 (66.67%) Scrum
2 4 (66.67%) System Integration Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 4 (66.67%) User Stories
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (16.67%) ETL
4 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (16.67%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) F#
2 5 (83.33%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) SAP