The first table below looks at the demand for Test Automation 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 Test Automation over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Guildford region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank - 26 -
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford - 1.85% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.54% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -18.75%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
87 118 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 66.92% 72.84% 75.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 61 42
Average daily rate £375 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -17.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 20 13
Average hourly rate £15.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Test Automation
Surrey

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Automation across the Guildford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 13 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) JSF
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (50.00%) OWASP
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Linux

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) JSF
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (50.00%) OWASP
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago