Period
to 19 November 2018

The median contractor rate for an Automation Test Analyst was £388 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 6 months to 19 November 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.

Test Automation Analyst
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 171 156 160
Rank change year-on-year -15 +4 +6
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Test Analyst 11 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.30% 0.20% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.21% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 5
Hampshire median daily rate £388 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.23% -7.14% +3.32%
10th Percentile £301 £263 £273
90th Percentile £425 £399 £480
South East median daily rate £400 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +23.08% -7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Hampshire median hourly rate - - £39.37
South East median hourly rate - - £39.37

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire. 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
Hampshire
Contract vacancies in Hampshire with a recognized job title 3,508 3,346 3,573
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.15% 95.41% 92.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,173 1,981 2,228
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £285 £213 £235
90th Percentile £575 £535 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 191 158 248
Hampshire median hourly rate £27.50 £22.75 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.88% -9.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £55.00 £47.50 £52.88
South East median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +13.89% -7.69% +5.82%

Automation Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Automation Test Analyst in Hampshire

Automation Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Automation Test Analyst in Hampshire

Automation Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Automation Test Analyst in Hampshire over the 6 months to 19 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Automation Test Analyst in Hampshire

Automation Test Analyst
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 Automation Test Analyst within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 19 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southampton - 3 £315 -
Gosport - 2 £400 -
Andover -6 1 £363 -2.03%
Farnborough - 1 £425 -
Automation Test Analyst
South East

Automation Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 19 November 2018, Automation Test Analyst 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 Hampshire region featuring Automation Test Analyst in the job title.

1 11 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 8 (72.73%) .NET
2 8 (72.73%) Selenium
2 8 (72.73%) Security Cleared
3 7 (63.64%) SC Cleared
3 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
4 6 (54.55%) Oracle
4 6 (54.55%) C#
5 5 (45.45%) HP
5 5 (45.45%) ISEB
5 5 (45.45%) HP UFT
5 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (45.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (45.45%) SpecFlow
5 5 (45.45%) HP ALM
6 4 (36.36%) System Integration Testing
6 4 (36.36%) API Testing
6 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database
6 4 (36.36%) vSphere
6 4 (36.36%) BDD
6 4 (36.36%) SoapUI
6 4 (36.36%) Functional Testing
6 4 (36.36%) Non-Functional Testing
6 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (36.36%) Oracle APEX
6 4 (36.36%) Test Scripting
6 4 (36.36%) Scrum
6 4 (36.36%) VMware

Automation Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) PuTTY
1 3 (27.27%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database 10g
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 8 (72.73%) Selenium
2 5 (45.45%) HP UFT
2 5 (45.45%) SpecFlow
3 4 (36.36%) Oracle APEX
3 4 (36.36%) SoapUI
4 3 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (18.18%) Ant
5 2 (18.18%) Eclipse
5 2 (18.18%) TestNG
5 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
5 2 (18.18%) WebDriver
6 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
6 1 (9.09%) JIRA
6 1 (9.09%) JIRA Agile
6 1 (9.09%) JMeter
6 1 (9.09%) LoadRunner
6 1 (9.09%) MSTest
6 1 (9.09%) NUnit
6 1 (9.09%) Toad
6 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio Team System
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) .NET
2 3 (27.27%) Web Services
3 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
3 2 (18.18%) HTML
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
4 1 (9.09%) Gherkin
4 1 (9.09%) JSON
4 1 (9.09%) React
4 1 (9.09%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
1 1 (9.09%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
1 4 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) API Testing
3 4 (36.36%) BDD
3 4 (36.36%) Functional Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Non-Functional Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Scrum
3 4 (36.36%) System Integration Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Test Scripting
4 3 (27.27%) CRM
4 3 (27.27%) DevOps
5 2 (18.18%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
6 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Load Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Stress Testing
6 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) C#
2 4 (36.36%) Java
3 3 (27.27%) F#
3 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
4 2 (18.18%) SQL
4 2 (18.18%) VB
5 1 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) Security Cleared
2 7 (63.64%) SC Cleared
3 5 (45.45%) ISEB
3 5 (45.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (27.27%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
5 2 (18.18%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) HP ALM
2 2 (18.18%) vRealize
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 6 (54.55%) Oracle
3 5 (45.45%) HP
4 4 (36.36%) Red Hat
4 4 (36.36%) Software AG
4 4 (36.36%) VMware
4 4 (36.36%) webMethods