The median contractor rate for an Automation Test Analyst was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

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
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 107 111 107
Rank change year-on-year +4 -4  
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Test Analyst 3 3 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.17% 0.15% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.16% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 8
Hampshire median daily rate £325 £325 £336
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.12%  
10th Percentile £311 £310 £280
90th Percentile £364 £345 £397
South East median daily rate £325 £350 £358
% change year-on-year -7.14% -2.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hampshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1713 1860 2037
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 95.17% 94.13% 95.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 3466 4010 4427
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.96%  
10th Percentile £230 £258 £250
90th Percentile £538 £544 £500
South East median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 363 342 522
Hampshire median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +56.25%  
10th Percentile £11.33 £12.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £46.00 £48.00 £41.00
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.61 £16.14
% change year-on-year -8.21% +21.49%  

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 3 months to 29 June 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
Andover - 1 £370 -
Basingstoke - 1 £310 -
Winchester - 1 £325 -
Automation Test Analyst
South East

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, Automation Test Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hampshire region featuring Automation Test Analyst in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (77.78%) Selenium
3 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (55.56%) C#
4 5 (55.56%) BDD
5 4 (44.44%) Test Strategy
5 4 (44.44%) SpecFlow
5 4 (44.44%) Test Scripting
5 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
5 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
6 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (33.33%) F#
6 3 (33.33%) Scrum
6 3 (33.33%) .NET
6 3 (33.33%) Oracle
6 3 (33.33%) Regression Testing
6 3 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
7 2 (22.22%) Appium
7 2 (22.22%) Defect Tracking
7 2 (22.22%) Exploratory Testing
7 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
7 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
7 2 (22.22%) DevOps
7 2 (22.22%) PuTTY
7 2 (22.22%) WinSCP
7 2 (22.22%) MVC
7 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (22.22%) HP
7 2 (22.22%) HP UFT
7 2 (22.22%) Red Hat

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) PuTTY
1 2 (22.22%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) Selenium
2 4 (44.44%) SpecFlow
3 2 (22.22%) Ant
3 2 (22.22%) Appium
3 2 (22.22%) Eclipse
3 2 (22.22%) HP UFT
3 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
3 2 (22.22%) NUnit
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (22.22%) TeamCity
3 2 (22.22%) TestNG
3 2 (22.22%) WebDriver
4 1 (11.11%) LoadRunner
4 1 (11.11%) SoapUI
4 1 (11.11%) Toad
General
1 1 (11.11%) Electronics
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
1 1 (11.11%) Marketing
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) Middleware
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
1 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (55.56%) BDD
4 4 (44.44%) Test Scripting
4 4 (44.44%) Test Strategy
5 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (33.33%) Regression Testing
5 3 (33.33%) Scrum
5 3 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Defect Tracking
6 2 (22.22%) DevOps
6 2 (22.22%) Exploratory Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
6 2 (22.22%) MVC
6 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
6 2 (22.22%) TDD
7 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
7 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
7 1 (11.11%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C#
2 3 (33.33%) F#
3 2 (22.22%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
4 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
4 1 (11.11%) Python
4 1 (11.11%) VB
4 1 (11.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
1 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) ISEB
2 1 (11.11%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) vRealize
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) HP
2 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) SAP
3 1 (11.11%) VMware