Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Andover with a requirement for Test Automation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Test Automation over the 6 months to 18 November 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.

Automated Testing
Hampshire > Andover
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 14 4
Rank change year-on-year +10 -10 +4
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 14 24 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Andover 25.00% 25.26% 29.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 26.42% 29.63% 32.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 15
Andover median daily rate £450 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.13% +3.33% +4.17%
10th Percentile £343 £291 £265
90th Percentile £480 £533 £470
Hampshire median daily rate £325 £350 £370
% change year-on-year -7.14% -5.41% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Andover median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.39 £53.50 £39.69
% change year-on-year -15.16% +34.81% +5.83%

Test Automation is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Andover with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Andover
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 53 81 94
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Andover 94.64% 85.26% 90.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 44 47
Andover median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £329 £304 £275
90th Percentile £561 £488 £516
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Andover median hourly rate - - £15.50
Hampshire median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year +3.23% +40.91% +15.79%

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Andover

Job postings citing Test Automation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Andover.

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation in Andover

Test Automation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Andover

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Automation in Andover

Test Automation
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Andover

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Test Automation in Andover over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Test Automation in Andover

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 14 (100.00%) .NET
1 14 (100.00%) Selenium
1 14 (100.00%) F#
1 14 (100.00%) SpecFlow
2 13 (92.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (92.86%) Web Services
2 13 (92.86%) SQL Server
3 12 (85.71%) Ant
3 12 (85.71%) Java
3 12 (85.71%) Oracle
3 12 (85.71%) Eclipse
3 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 12 (85.71%) HP UFT
3 12 (85.71%) HP
3 12 (85.71%) Oracle APEX
3 12 (85.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (85.71%) TestNG
3 12 (85.71%) PuTTY
3 12 (85.71%) WinSCP
4 11 (78.57%) System Integration Testing
4 11 (78.57%) API Testing
4 11 (78.57%) Defect Tracking
4 11 (78.57%) SQL Server 2016
4 11 (78.57%) SoapUI
4 11 (78.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (78.57%) Oracle Database
4 11 (78.57%) Oracle Database 11g
4 11 (78.57%) Performance Testing
4 11 (78.57%) LoadRunner
4 11 (78.57%) Oracle Database 10g

Test Automation
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 12 (85.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (14.29%) IaaS
2 2 (14.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (85.71%) PuTTY
1 12 (85.71%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (92.86%) SQL Server
2 11 (78.57%) Oracle Database
2 11 (78.57%) Oracle Database 10g
2 11 (78.57%) Oracle Database 11g
2 11 (78.57%) SQL Server 2012
2 11 (78.57%) SQL Server 2016
3 6 (42.86%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (14.29%) GIS
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (100.00%) Selenium
1 14 (100.00%) SpecFlow
2 13 (92.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (85.71%) Ant
3 12 (85.71%) Eclipse
3 12 (85.71%) HP UFT
3 12 (85.71%) Oracle APEX
3 12 (85.71%) TestNG
4 11 (78.57%) LoadRunner
4 11 (78.57%) SoapUI
5 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
5 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
5 2 (14.29%) Moq
5 2 (14.29%) MSTest
5 2 (14.29%) TeamCity
5 2 (14.29%) Toad
5 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
5 2 (14.29%) webpack
General
1 1 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Analyst
1 5 (35.71%) Test Analyst
1 5 (35.71%) Test Automation Engineer
1 5 (35.71%) Test Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Automation Test Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Technical Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Developer in Test
3 2 (14.29%) DevOps Developer
3 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Test Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Test Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Automation Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Java Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (92.86%) Web Services
3 2 (14.29%) .NET Framework
3 2 (14.29%) Ajax
3 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (14.29%) Code First Entity Framework
3 2 (14.29%) Entity Framework
3 2 (14.29%) OAuth2
3 2 (14.29%) OpenID
3 2 (14.29%) React
3 2 (14.29%) Redux
3 2 (14.29%) REST
3 2 (14.29%) Swagger
3 2 (14.29%) WCF
3 2 (14.29%) XML
3 2 (14.29%) XML Schema
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Linux
1 10 (71.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 10 (71.43%) Windows
1 10 (71.43%) Windows Server
1 10 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) API Testing
1 11 (78.57%) Defect Tracking
1 11 (78.57%) Performance Testing
1 11 (78.57%) System Integration Testing
2 10 (71.43%) Test Strategy
3 6 (42.86%) DevOps
4 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (35.71%) Scrum
5 3 (21.43%) Continuous Deployment
5 3 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (21.43%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Web Testing
6 2 (14.29%) BDD
6 2 (14.29%) Build Automation
6 2 (14.29%) Change Data Capture
6 2 (14.29%) Exploratory Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Full Text Search
6 2 (14.29%) OWASP
6 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) F#
2 12 (85.71%) Java
3 5 (35.71%) SQL
4 2 (14.29%) C#
4 2 (14.29%) ES6
4 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
4 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
4 2 (14.29%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) ISEB
1 8 (57.14%) ISEB Practitioner
1 8 (57.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 8 (57.14%) SC Cleared
1 8 (57.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 10 (71.43%) vSphere
2 2 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) vRealize
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) HP
1 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
1 12 (85.71%) Oracle
2 10 (71.43%) Red Hat
2 10 (71.43%) VMware
3 8 (57.14%) Software AG
3 8 (57.14%) webMethods
4 2 (14.29%) ESRI