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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 15 26 22
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -4
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 1 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leatherhead 1.49% 6.02% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.13% 8.99% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 1
Median daily rate £480 £401 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.62% +0.31%
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £40.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+17.50% +40.35%
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 Leatherhead region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leatherhead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
47 89 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leatherhead 70.15% 66.92% 55.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 82 46
Median daily rate £400 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £400 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.01% +39.80%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Leatherhead

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leatherhead 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 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 30 Related IT Skills in Leatherhead

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 Leatherhead region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) TestNG
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) VoltDB
2 1 (50.00%) JBehave
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Use Case
2 1 (50.00%) Load Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Maven
2 1 (50.00%) Java EE
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Leatherhead 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 1 (50.00%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) JBehave
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) JMeter
2 1 (50.00%) JUnit
2 1 (50.00%) Maven
2 1 (50.00%) TestNG
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer in Test
1 2 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared Java Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation Developer
2 1 (50.00%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Java EE
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML Messaging
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Load Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Test Management
1 1 (50.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle