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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 15 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reigate 1.85% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.44% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £415 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +12.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £35.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+40.84% -5.33%
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 Reigate region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reigate
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41 40 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reigate 75.93% 80.00% 94.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 16 18
Average daily rate £420 £355 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.30% -16.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £135 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £43.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 9 February 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) HP UFT
4 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (40.00%) C#
4 2 (40.00%) .NET
4 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (40.00%) HP
4 2 (40.00%) Degree
4 2 (40.00%) JIRA
4 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (40.00%) SpecFlow
4 2 (40.00%) Gherkin
5 1 (20.00%) C
5 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
5 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (20.00%) AppDynamics
5 1 (20.00%) Defect Tracking
5 1 (20.00%) Dynatrace
5 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (20.00%) Kanban
5 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (20.00%) CA Wily
5 1 (20.00%) WebLOAD
5 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Scrum
5 1 (20.00%) CA

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Reigate by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (60.00%) HP UFT
2 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (40.00%) JIRA
2 2 (40.00%) SpecFlow
3 1 (20.00%) Introscope
3 1 (20.00%) JMeter
3 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (20.00%) WebLOAD
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Tester
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Manual Tester
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Manual Tester
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Penetration Tester
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Tester
2 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Performance Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Performance Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Systems Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (20.00%) Kanban
3 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) CA Wily
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) AppDynamics
2 1 (20.00%) CA
2 1 (20.00%) Dynatrace