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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation
Surrey / Guildford
Rank 21 21 27
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 2 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 1.61% 2.52% 1.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.00% 3.13% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 4
Median daily rate - £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.29%
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £375 £358
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +4.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £50.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +33.33%

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
100 96 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 80.65% 80.67% 82.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 53 104
Median daily rate £425 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 1
Median hourly rate £13.00 £42.50 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.41% +26.86%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.88 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +45.45%

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 27 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
2 4 (80.00%) Load Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (80.00%) Hadoop
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) ISEB
2 4 (80.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (80.00%) Big Data
2 4 (80.00%) AngularJS
2 4 (80.00%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (80.00%) Oozie
2 4 (80.00%) Apache Spark
2 4 (80.00%) Angular 2
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Spring
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (20.00%) Cucumber

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 4 (80.00%) Apache Spark
1 4 (80.00%) Elasticsearch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) Big Data
1 4 (80.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
1 4 (80.00%) Test Automation Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Java Automation Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Angular 2
1 4 (80.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) Spring
2 1 (20.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Load Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) ISEB
1 4 (80.00%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) Oozie
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle