The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank - - 27
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford - - 1.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
Test Automation
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
104 128 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 85.95% 75.29% 82.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 83 71
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £195 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 6
Median hourly rate £23.00 £18.90 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.69% -25.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.48 £12.45 £14.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £37.50 £33.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Guildford region citing Test Automation as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

Test Automation
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Test Automation Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Test Automation 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 Guildford region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) JBoss
1 2 (66.67%) Swing
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
1 2 (66.67%) Load Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 2 (66.67%) Hadoop
1 2 (66.67%) Apache Accumulo
1 2 (66.67%) PuTTY
1 2 (66.67%) MapReduce
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (33.33%) SaaS
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Electronics
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas

Test Automation
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 2 (66.67%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Apache Accumulo
1 2 (66.67%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
General
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Swing
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Load Testing
1 2 (66.67%) MapReduce
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) SAP