Period
to 16 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a Test Automation Engineer was £343 per day in advertised job vacancies in Andover during the 6 months to 16 July 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 Test Engineer
Hampshire > Andover
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 27 -
Rank change year-on-year +5 - -
Contract jobs requiring a Test Automation Engineer 7 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Andover 10.77% 1.06% -
As % of the Job Titles category 10.94% 1.15% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Andover median daily rate £343 £370 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.43% - -
Hampshire median daily rate £363 £370 £425
% change year-on-year -2.03% -12.94% +123.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Andover median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £42.50 - -

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 64 87 77
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.46% 92.55% 95.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 67 37
Andover median daily rate £375 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £314 £330 £316
90th Percentile £452 £563 £480
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%
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% - +42.86%

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 16 July 2018, 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 7 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 7 (100.00%) DevOps
2 6 (85.71%) PuTTY
2 6 (85.71%) WinSCP
2 6 (85.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 6 (85.71%) System Integration Testing
2 6 (85.71%) API Testing
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server 2016
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server
2 6 (85.71%) HP ALM
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (85.71%) vSphere
2 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 6 (85.71%) F#
2 6 (85.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (85.71%) SC Cleared
2 6 (85.71%) SoapUI
2 6 (85.71%) Test Strategy
2 6 (85.71%) SpecFlow
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (85.71%) Oracle Database
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) ISEB Practitioner
2 6 (85.71%) Red Hat
2 6 (85.71%) webMethods
2 6 (85.71%) Oracle APEX
2 6 (85.71%) Selenium
2 6 (85.71%) Oracle Database 11g
2 6 (85.71%) Scrum

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) PuTTY
1 6 (85.71%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle Database
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle Database 10g
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle Database 11g
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server 2012
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) HP UFT
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle APEX
1 6 (85.71%) Selenium
1 6 (85.71%) SoapUI
1 6 (85.71%) SpecFlow
2 5 (71.43%) Ant
2 5 (71.43%) Eclipse
2 5 (71.43%) LoadRunner
2 5 (71.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (71.43%) TestNG
3 1 (14.29%) Toad
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) .NET
1 6 (85.71%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Linux
1 6 (85.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) Windows Server
1 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) DevOps
1 7 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) API Testing
2 6 (85.71%) Scrum
2 6 (85.71%) System Integration Testing
2 6 (85.71%) Test Strategy
3 5 (71.43%) Collaborative Working
3 5 (71.43%) Defect Tracking
3 5 (71.43%) Kanban
3 5 (71.43%) Performance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) BDD
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Deployment
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) Deployment Automation
4 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 1 (14.29%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) F#
1 6 (85.71%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) ISEB
1 6 (85.71%) ISEB Practitioner
1 6 (85.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 6 (85.71%) SC Cleared
1 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (85.71%) HP ALM
2 1 (14.29%) vRealize
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) HP
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle
1 6 (85.71%) Red Hat
1 6 (85.71%) Software AG
1 6 (85.71%) VMware
1 6 (85.71%) webMethods