Period
to 14 December 2017

The median contractor rate for a Test Automation Engineer was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in Andover during the 6 months to 14 December 2017.

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 Test Engineer
Hampshire > Andover
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 - 28
Rank change year-on-year - +28 -
Contract jobs requiring a Test Automation Engineer 5 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Andover 10.42% - 1.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.36% - 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Andover median daily rate £413 - -
Hampshire median daily rate £413 - £325
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 44 75 95
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.67% 96.15% 98.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 39 49
Andover median daily rate £420 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.18% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £309 £305 £275
90th Percentile £539 £489 £478
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Andover median hourly rate - - £15.50
Hampshire median hourly rate £22.50 £21.44 £20.00
% change year-on-year +4.97% +7.18% +21.21%

Test Automation Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Andover

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation Engineer in Andover

Test Automation Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Andover

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Automation Engineer in Andover

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

For the 6 months to 14 December 2017, Test Automation Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Andover region featuring Test Automation Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) Ant
1 5 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 5 (100.00%) HP
1 5 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle APEX
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
1 5 (100.00%) F#
1 5 (100.00%) TestNG
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 5 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 5 (100.00%) PuTTY
1 5 (100.00%) WinSCP
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (80.00%) System Integration Testing
2 4 (80.00%) API Testing
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2016
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (80.00%) SoapUI
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (80.00%) Web Services
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) LoadRunner
3 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (60.00%) webMethods

Test Automation Engineer 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) PuTTY
1 5 (100.00%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle Database
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Ant
1 5 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 5 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle APEX
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
1 5 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 5 (100.00%) TestNG
2 4 (80.00%) SoapUI
3 3 (60.00%) LoadRunner
3 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (80.00%) API Testing
2 4 (80.00%) System Integration Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Defect Tracking
3 3 (60.00%) Performance Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) DevOps
4 2 (40.00%) Kanban
4 2 (40.00%) Scrum
4 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) F#
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ISEB
1 3 (60.00%) ISEB Practitioner
1 3 (60.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) HP
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (60.00%) Software AG
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) webMethods