The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for Automation Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Automation Testing over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automation Testing
South East / Hampshire
Rank 106 114 116
Rank change year-on-year +8 +2  
Contract jobs citing Automation Testing 8 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.43% 0.46% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.58% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 5
Median daily rate £425 £388 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.67% +33.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £283 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £500 £391
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £323 £300
% change year-on-year +0.77% +7.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £170.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year - +300.00%  

Automation 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 1472 1739 1762
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 79.83% 79.77% 81.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 890 1170 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 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 68 87
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 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Automation Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Automation Testing in Hampshire

Automation Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Automation Testing in Hampshire

Automation Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Automation Testing in Hampshire over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Automation Testing in Hampshire

Automation 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 Automation Testing within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 26 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
Andover - 4 £425 -
Havant - 2 - -
Automation Testing
South East

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Automation 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 Automation Testing.

1 8 (66.67%) Selenium
2 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) Oracle
2 7 (58.33%) Linux
2 7 (58.33%) BDD
3 6 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 5 (41.67%) Oracle Database
4 5 (41.67%) PuTTY
4 5 (41.67%) WinSCP
4 5 (41.67%) Oracle APEX
4 5 (41.67%) SpecFlow
4 5 (41.67%) System Integration Testing
4 5 (41.67%) XML
4 5 (41.67%) Windows
4 5 (41.67%) .NET
4 5 (41.67%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (41.67%) HP
4 5 (41.67%) HP UFT
4 5 (41.67%) Red Hat
4 5 (41.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (41.67%) Integration Testing
4 5 (41.67%) Test Scripting
4 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (41.67%) F#
4 5 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
4 5 (41.67%) TeamCity
5 4 (33.33%) vSphere
5 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (33.33%) Terminal Services

Automation 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 (33.33%) IIS
1 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) PuTTY
1 5 (41.67%) WinSCP
2 4 (33.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle Database
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle Database 10g
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (66.67%) Selenium
2 6 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 5 (41.67%) HP UFT
3 5 (41.67%) Oracle APEX
3 5 (41.67%) SpecFlow
3 5 (41.67%) TeamCity
4 2 (16.67%) Appium
4 2 (16.67%) NUnit
4 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (8.33%) Ant
5 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
5 1 (8.33%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (8.33%) TestNG
General
1 1 (8.33%) Electronics
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (8.33%) Marketing
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Test Automation Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Test Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Java Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Lead Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) .NET
1 5 (41.67%) XML
2 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (8.33%) PrimeFaces
2 1 (8.33%) REST
2 1 (8.33%) SOAP
2 1 (8.33%) Spring
2 1 (8.33%) Spring Boot
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Linux
2 5 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (41.67%) Windows
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (8.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (58.33%) BDD
2 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (41.67%) Integration Testing
2 5 (41.67%) System Integration Testing
2 5 (41.67%) Test Scripting
3 4 (33.33%) DevOps
3 4 (33.33%) Migration
3 4 (33.33%) Scrum
4 3 (25.00%) Exploratory Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Regression Testing
4 3 (25.00%) TDD
4 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
5 2 (16.67%) Defect Tracking
5 2 (16.67%) MVC
5 2 (16.67%) Test Management
6 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) F#
2 4 (33.33%) C#
2 4 (33.33%) Java
3 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (25.00%) Python
4 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
4 1 (8.33%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) VB
4 1 (8.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 4 (33.33%) Terminal Services
1 4 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) vRealize
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Oracle
2 5 (41.67%) HP
2 5 (41.67%) Red Hat
3 4 (33.33%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) SAP
4 1 (8.33%) Talend
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £319 - £371 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 17 days ago