The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reigate region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 5 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 8 - 12
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reigate 15.38% - 4.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 18.18% - 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£360 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £328 £338
% change year-on-year
+14.50% -2.96%
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 Reigate region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reigate
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
22 13 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reigate 84.62% 72.22% 86.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 12 19
Average daily rate £413 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £25.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+22.00% -19.35%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Reigate

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

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Reigate

Test Automation
Daily Rate Trend in Reigate

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

Test Automation Daily Rate Trend in Reigate

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reigate

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reigate 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 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (75.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) HP UFT
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) UNIX
3 2 (50.00%) Selenium
3 2 (50.00%) WebLOAD
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (50.00%) LoadRunner
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) VBScript
3 2 (50.00%) VB
3 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (50.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (50.00%) DevOps
3 2 (50.00%) Coaching
4 1 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow
4 1 (25.00%) Gherkin
4 1 (25.00%) .NET
4 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Reigate by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reigate 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 3 (75.00%) HP UFT
1 3 (75.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (50.00%) LoadRunner
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) WebLOAD
3 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Test Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Test Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) Gherkin
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 2 (50.00%) DevOps
2 2 (50.00%) Coaching
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) VBScript
1 2 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (25.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) HP