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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 6 July 2015 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank - 21 30
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 0 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford - 1.36% 2.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.89% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +21.95%
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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
88 106 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 64.71% 72.11% 67.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 49 58
Average daily rate £450 £385 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.88% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £318 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 23
Average hourly rate £15.67 £25.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.53% -32.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £15.00 £26.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.90 £33.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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 24 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) PaaS
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Game Development
1 1 (100.00%) OpenStack
1 1 (100.00%) IaaS
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) PaaS
1 1 (100.00%) IaaS
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Game Development
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell