The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Guildford region that had Test Automation Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automation Test Developer
Surrey / Guildford
Rank 22 17 25
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Test Automation Developer 2 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 1.53% 0.99% 2.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.59% 1.05% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Median daily rate - £300 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
UK excluding London median daily rate £374 £385 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.92% +18.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £40.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Guildford region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
126 95 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 96.18% 94.06% 89.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 48 116
Median daily rate £425 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £434
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 2
Median hourly rate £14.00 £40.00 £165.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.00% -75.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Test Automation Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Guildford region that featured Test Automation Developer in the job title.

Test Automation Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

Test Automation Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Test Automation Developer Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

Test Automation Developer Skill Set
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, Test Automation Developer 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 Guildford region featuring Test Automation Developer in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) ISEB
1 6 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 6 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 6 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 6 (100.00%) Big Data
1 6 (100.00%) Elasticsearch
1 6 (100.00%) Oozie
1 6 (100.00%) Apache Spark
1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (83.33%) Angular 2
2 5 (83.33%) AngularJS
2 5 (83.33%) Selenium
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Scala

Test Automation Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford 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 6 (100.00%) Apache Spark
1 6 (100.00%) Elasticsearch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) Big Data
1 6 (100.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Selenium
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) Angular 2
1 5 (83.33%) AngularJS
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 6 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (16.67%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) ISEB
1 6 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 6 (100.00%) Oozie