The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank - 26 21
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford - 0.52% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.65% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate - £375 £243
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +54.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.00% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.25 £33.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+40.15% -2.22%
Automated Testing
Surrey

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Guildford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
87 154 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 79.82% 80.63% 77.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 89 63
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.50 £127.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -73.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Automated Testing across the Guildford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

Automated Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Automated Testing Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

Automated Testing
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford region citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Automated Testing.

1 4 (100.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Kanban
2 2 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Game Development
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) SOA
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Test-First Development
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) ISEB
2 2 (50.00%) Games
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Cadence
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (50.00%) Unreal Engine
3 1 (25.00%) ForgeRock
3 1 (25.00%) SDET
3 1 (25.00%) Identity Management
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford region citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Automated Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 2 (50.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Developer in Test
1 1 (25.00%) Development Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Games Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Games Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Lead Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Project Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Software Development Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Software Test Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Test Development Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Tester
1 1 (25.00%) UAT Lead
1 1 (25.00%) UAT Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) Unreal Engine
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Game Development
2 2 (50.00%) Kanban
2 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) SOA
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Test-First Development
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Identity Management
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) SDET
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cadence
2 1 (25.00%) ForgeRock
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft