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 29 December 2014 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 28 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 4 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 1.97% 1.56% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.61% 1.92% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Average daily rate
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£285 £188 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -12.50%
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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
153 104 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 75.37% 81.25% 65.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 61 51
Average daily rate £350 £380 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +14.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 10
Average hourly rate £33.50 £22.41 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.48% -35.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Guildford region over the 3 months to 29 December 2014.

Automated Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) ISEB
2 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (50.00%) Black-Box Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (50.00%) OOD
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) UML
3 2 (50.00%) OO
3 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (25.00%) MVC
4 1 (25.00%) Games
4 1 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) Cadence
4 1 (25.00%) WinForms
4 1 (25.00%) QA
4 1 (25.00%) Selenium
4 1 (25.00%) WCF
4 1 (25.00%) WPF
4 1 (25.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) Test-First Development
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) SOA
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (25.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Test Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Lead Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) WinForms
2 1 (25.00%) WCF
2 1 (25.00%) WPF
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) REST
2 1 (25.00%) Unreal Engine
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) UML
2 2 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) OOD
2 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Black-Box Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Kanban
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Game Development
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Test-First Development
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) C++
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) PHP
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) ISEB
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) VMware
1 1 (25.00%) Cadence