The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leatherhead region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 29 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leatherhead 4.10% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.56% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-16.16% +15.38%
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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 Leatherhead region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leatherhead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
90 20 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leatherhead 73.77% 68.97% 39.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 18 9
Average daily rate £400 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £18.50 £31.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.26% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Leatherhead

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Automation across the Leatherhead region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Leatherhead

Test Automation
Daily Rate Trend in Leatherhead

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

Test Automation Daily Rate Trend in Leatherhead

Test Automation
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Leatherhead

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leatherhead 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 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (85.71%) Selenium
3 5 (71.43%) Test Management
3 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
3 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
3 5 (71.43%) PowerShell
3 5 (71.43%) Subversion
3 5 (71.43%) TestNG
3 5 (71.43%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (71.43%) SoapUI
3 5 (71.43%) SOAP
3 5 (71.43%) XML
3 5 (71.43%) Eclipse
3 5 (71.43%) HP
4 4 (57.14%) XML Messaging
4 4 (57.14%) VBA
5 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (28.57%) Web Services
5 2 (28.57%) PHP
5 2 (28.57%) C#
5 2 (28.57%) HTML
5 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
5 2 (28.57%) Cyber Security
5 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
5 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
5 2 (28.57%) QA
5 2 (28.57%) Information Assurance

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Leatherhead by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leatherhead 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.

Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Selenium
2 5 (71.43%) TestNG
2 5 (71.43%) Eclipse
2 5 (71.43%) Subversion
2 5 (71.43%) SoapUI
3 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
1 3 (42.86%) AWS Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Automation Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Test Automation Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) SOAP
1 5 (71.43%) XML
2 4 (57.14%) XML Messaging
3 2 (28.57%) Web Services
3 2 (28.57%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Test Management
2 2 (28.57%) Information Assurance
2 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
2 2 (28.57%) Cyber Security
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) PowerShell
3 4 (57.14%) VBA
4 2 (28.57%) PHP
4 2 (28.57%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
1 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) HP