Period
to 21 June 2018

The median contractor rate for an Automation Tester was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Andover during the 6 months to 21 June 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Automation Tester
Hampshire > Andover
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 23 15
Rank change year-on-year -2 -8 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Tester 6 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Andover 8.00% 4.49% 12.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.22% 4.88% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 4
Andover median daily rate - £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.70% -
Hampshire median daily rate £368 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +13.08% -7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Andover median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Andover. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Andover
Contract vacancies in Andover with a recognized job title 73 82 80
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.33% 92.13% 96.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 61 44
Andover median daily rate £375 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.64% +10.67% +5.26%
10th Percentile £300 £328 £300
90th Percentile £474 £568 £475
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Andover median hourly rate £50.00 £27.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +81.82% - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% - +43.88%

Automation Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Andover

Job postings that featured Automation Tester in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Andover.

Job vacancy trend for Automation Tester in Andover

Automation Tester
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Andover

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Automation Tester in Andover

Automation Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Andover

For the 6 months to 21 June 2018, Automation Tester contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring Automation Tester in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (83.33%) SoapUI
2 5 (83.33%) Test Strategy
2 5 (83.33%) SpecFlow
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2016
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
2 5 (83.33%) API Testing
2 5 (83.33%) F#
2 5 (83.33%) TestNG
2 5 (83.33%) Performance Testing
2 5 (83.33%) webMethods
2 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle APEX
2 5 (83.33%) Selenium
2 5 (83.33%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) Ant
2 5 (83.33%) Web Services
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Eclipse
2 5 (83.33%) HP
2 5 (83.33%) Software AG
2 5 (83.33%) HP UFT
2 5 (83.33%) LoadRunner
3 3 (50.00%) Red Hat

Automation Tester Skill Set
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 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) PuTTY
1 2 (33.33%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2012
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2016
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Ant
1 5 (83.33%) Eclipse
1 5 (83.33%) HP UFT
1 5 (83.33%) LoadRunner
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle APEX
1 5 (83.33%) Selenium
1 5 (83.33%) SoapUI
1 5 (83.33%) SpecFlow
1 5 (83.33%) TestNG
2 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
1 5 (83.33%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
3 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (83.33%) API Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Performance Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Test Strategy
3 2 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
3 2 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (16.67%) DevOps
4 1 (16.67%) Kanban
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) F#
1 5 (83.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) ISEB
3 2 (33.33%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
2 5 (83.33%) HP
2 5 (83.33%) Software AG
2 5 (83.33%) webMethods
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (50.00%) VMware