Period
to 24 January 2019

The median contractor rate for an Automation Test Analyst was £438 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 6 months to 24 January 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.

Test Automation Analyst
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
24 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 177 146 150
Rank change year-on-year -31 +4 +19
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Test Analyst 2 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.052% 0.28% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.056% 0.30% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 6
Hampshire median daily rate £438 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% +7.14% -5.41%
10th Percentile £406 £264 £275
90th Percentile £479 £388 £494
South East median daily rate £450 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +28.57% - -
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 3,602 3,310 3,336
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.17% 94.28% 92.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,282 1,953 2,078
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £275 £213 £228
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
South East median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 214 161 224
Hampshire median hourly rate £24.71 £19.34 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.74% -3.30% -14.89%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.40 £11.00
90th Percentile £54.13 £47.50 £48.38
South East median hourly rate £20.25 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% +2.86% -7.97%

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
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 24 January 2019. 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
Aldershot - 1 £475 -
Southampton - 1 £400 -
Automation Test Analyst
South East

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

For the 6 months to 24 January 2019, 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 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (50.00%) MSTest
2 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) React
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Team
2 1 (50.00%) Traceability Matrix
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) TestNG
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) JMeter
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development

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 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (50.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) JMeter
2 1 (50.00%) MSTest
2 1 (50.00%) NUnit
2 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (50.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (50.00%) TestNG
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio Team System
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) React
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Traceability Matrix
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA