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 24 June 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
24 Jun 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 - - 1.31%
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 £39.00 £38.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +3.33%
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
80 117 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 88.89% 73.58% 81.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 77 66
Median daily rate £400 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £522 £504
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 6
Median hourly rate £23.00 £15.67 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.75% -38.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.11 £12.45 £14.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.45 £18.90 £33.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 13 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) JBoss
1 2 (100.00%) Swing
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (100.00%) MapReduce
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Accumulo
1 2 (100.00%) PuTTY

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 (100.00%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Accumulo
1 2 (100.00%) Hadoop
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Swing
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 2 (100.00%) MapReduce
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB