The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for Automated Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automated Testing
South East / Hampshire
Rank 99 110 94
Rank change year-on-year +11 -16  
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 16 15 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.86% 0.69% 1.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 0.86% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 16
Median daily rate £400 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £259 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £409
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £387 £350
% change year-on-year +0.25% +10.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £72.89 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £67.89 £44.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year +52.56% +23.61%  

Automated Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1486 1738 1760
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 79.81% 79.76% 81.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 896 1169 1010
Median daily rate £425 £375 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -2.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 68 88
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.84% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.15 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.89 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Automated Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire citing Automated Testing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Automated Testing in Hampshire

Automated Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Automated Testing in Hampshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Automated Testing in Hampshire

Automated Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Automated Testing in Hampshire over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Automated Testing in Hampshire

Automated Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Automated Testing in Hampshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Automated Testing in Hampshire

Automated Testing
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Farnborough - 6 - -
Portsmouth - 4 £430 - 1
Andover - 2 £400 -
Southampton +6 1 £400 +39.13%
Automated Testing
South East

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Automated Testing 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 16 (55.17%) Scrum
1 16 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (55.17%) Selenium
2 14 (48.28%) Security Cleared
3 13 (44.83%) SQL
4 11 (37.93%) JavaScript
5 10 (34.48%) HTML
5 10 (34.48%) XML
6 9 (31.03%) Oracle
6 9 (31.03%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (27.59%) SC Cleared
7 8 (27.59%) F#
7 8 (27.59%) Git (software)
7 8 (27.59%) Oracle Applications
7 8 (27.59%) C#
7 8 (27.59%) Test Scripting
8 7 (24.14%) Test Strategy
8 7 (24.14%) Gradle
8 7 (24.14%) DevOps
8 7 (24.14%) System Integration Testing
8 7 (24.14%) Web Services
8 7 (24.14%) Migration
9 6 (20.69%) Workflow
9 6 (20.69%) Identity Management
9 6 (20.69%) Regression Testing
9 6 (20.69%) Python
9 6 (20.69%) LDAP
9 6 (20.69%) .NET
9 6 (20.69%) ServiceNow
9 6 (20.69%) Twitter Bootstrap

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire 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 4 (13.79%) Confluence
1 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.45%) Apache Qpid
2 1 (3.45%) CMS
Business Applications
1 8 (27.59%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.69%) LDAP
2 3 (10.34%) Bluetooth
3 2 (6.90%) PuTTY
3 2 (6.90%) WinSCP
4 1 (3.45%) AMQP
4 1 (3.45%) DVB
4 1 (3.45%) Firewall
4 1 (3.45%) HTTP
4 1 (3.45%) Internet
4 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.45%) VoIP
4 1 (3.45%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle BI EE
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database 12c
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) JasperReports
2 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (55.17%) Selenium
2 8 (27.59%) Git (software)
3 7 (24.14%) Gradle
4 6 (20.69%) SpecFlow
5 5 (17.24%) JIRA
5 5 (17.24%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (13.79%) Android Studio
7 3 (10.34%) Ant
7 3 (10.34%) Jenkins
7 3 (10.34%) Maven
7 3 (10.34%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (6.90%) Bitbucket
8 2 (6.90%) HP UFT
8 2 (6.90%) JMeter
8 2 (6.90%) LoadRunner
8 2 (6.90%) SoapUI
8 2 (6.90%) Toad
9 1 (3.45%) CMake
9 1 (3.45%) GoogleTest
9 1 (3.45%) Mercurial
General
1 4 (13.79%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.45%) Electronics
3 1 (3.45%) Marketing
3 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (48.28%) Developer
2 7 (24.14%) Analyst
3 6 (20.69%) Test Analyst
4 5 (17.24%) ServiceNow Developer
5 4 (13.79%) Android Developer
5 4 (13.79%) Automation Test Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Oracle Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) Automation Tester
6 3 (10.34%) Java Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Product Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Tester
7 2 (6.90%) Architect
7 2 (6.90%) Data Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Data Warehouse Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) DV Cleared Java Developer
7 2 (6.90%) ETL Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Product Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (34.48%) HTML
1 10 (34.48%) XML
2 7 (24.14%) Web Services
3 6 (20.69%) .NET
3 6 (20.69%) RESTful
3 6 (20.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (10.34%) CSS
4 3 (10.34%) JSON
4 3 (10.34%) SOAP
4 3 (10.34%) XSD
5 2 (6.90%) JDBC
5 2 (6.90%) REST
6 1 (3.45%) Ember.js
6 1 (3.45%) Gherkin
6 1 (3.45%) HTML5
6 1 (3.45%) NancyFx
6 1 (3.45%) Node.js
6 1 (3.45%) RichFaces
6 1 (3.45%) Spring MVC
6 1 (3.45%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.45%) Algorithms
2 1 (3.45%) Blog
2 1 (3.45%) Digital TV
2 1 (3.45%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (3.45%) MPEG
2 1 (3.45%) RIA
2 1 (3.45%) STB
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Android
2 3 (10.34%) Apple iOS
2 3 (10.34%) Linux
3 2 (6.90%) CentOS
4 1 (3.45%) Solaris
4 1 (3.45%) Ubuntu
4 1 (3.45%) Unix
4 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (55.17%) Scrum
2 9 (31.03%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (27.59%) Test Scripting
4 7 (24.14%) DevOps
4 7 (24.14%) Migration
4 7 (24.14%) System Integration Testing
4 7 (24.14%) Test Strategy
5 6 (20.69%) Identity Management
5 6 (20.69%) Regression Testing
5 6 (20.69%) User Stories
5 6 (20.69%) Workflow
6 5 (17.24%) BDD
6 5 (17.24%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (17.24%) Defect Tracking
6 5 (17.24%) Software Testing
7 4 (13.79%) Android Development
7 4 (13.79%) Process Improvement
7 4 (13.79%) Release Management
7 4 (13.79%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 13 (44.83%) SQL
2 11 (37.93%) JavaScript
3 8 (27.59%) C#
3 8 (27.59%) F#
4 6 (20.69%) Python
5 4 (13.79%) Java
6 3 (10.34%) Bash Shell
7 2 (6.90%) C++
7 2 (6.90%) Perl
8 1 (3.45%) C
8 1 (3.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (48.28%) Security Cleared
2 8 (27.59%) SC Cleared
3 4 (13.79%) DV Cleared
3 4 (13.79%) ISTQB
4 2 (6.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (3.45%) Degree
5 1 (3.45%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Docker
2 1 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (3.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) Oracle
2 6 (20.69%) ServiceNow
2 6 (20.69%) Twitter
3 4 (13.79%) Google
4 3 (10.34%) Atlassian
5 1 (3.45%) F5
5 1 (3.45%) HP
5 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.45%) SaltStack
5 1 (3.45%) SAP
Hampshire
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