Period
to 15 February 2019

The median contractor rate for a Test Automation Engineer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Andover during the 6 months to 15 February 2019.

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
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 19 15 -
Rank change year-on-year -4 - +31
Contract jobs requiring a Test Automation Engineer 6 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Andover 9.23% 8.62% -
As % of the Job Titles category 9.68% 9.43% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 0
Andover median daily rate £450 £413 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% - -
Hampshire median daily rate £390 £425 £475
% change year-on-year -8.24% -10.53% -
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 62 53 57
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.38% 91.38% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 36 34
Andover median daily rate £400 £380 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -10.59% +11.48%
10th Percentile £315 £223 £316
90th Percentile £481 £532 £546
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Andover median hourly rate £50.00 - £27.50
10th Percentile £47.50 - £26.25
90th Percentile £52.50 - £28.75
Hampshire median hourly rate £24.91 £19.17 £20.75
% change year-on-year +29.94% -7.61% -4.60%

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 29 Co-occurring IT Skills in Andover

For the 6 months to 15 February 2019, Test Automation Engineer 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 Test Automation Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Web Services
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
1 6 (100.00%) ISEB
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 6 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
1 6 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 6 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle APEX
1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 6 (100.00%) RESTful
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Testing
1 6 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 6 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 6 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
2 5 (83.33%) User Stories
2 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (83.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) SOAP
4 1 (16.67%) JIRA
4 1 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) Selenium
4 1 (16.67%) Confluence
4 1 (16.67%) SoapUI

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium
2 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) RESTful
1 6 (100.00%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) SOAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 6 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 6 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 6 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 5 (83.33%) Requirements Analysis
2 5 (83.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) ISEB
1 6 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 6 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
3 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle