The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 91 75 64
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -11
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 6 12 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.46% 0.94% 2.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 1.22% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 22
Median daily rate £370 £380 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% +5.55%
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+14.61% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £38.75 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-13.54% +6.89%
Automated Testing
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1048 985 1116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 80.99% 77.07% 78.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 694 538 639
Median daily rate £425 £400 £384
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +4.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £279 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 36 57
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +50.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.31 £13.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.19 £59.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Surrey region citing Automated Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Automated Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Automated Testing across the Surrey region.

Automated Testing Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Automated Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Automated Testing across the Surrey region.

Automated Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

Automated Testing
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Egham - 3 £370 -
Woking -1 1 - -
Automated Testing
South East

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Automated Testing 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (42.86%) Web Services
2 6 (42.86%) Test Automation
3 5 (35.71%) Git (software)
3 5 (35.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (35.71%) AngularJS
3 5 (35.71%) C#
3 5 (35.71%) CSS
3 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (28.57%) Selenium
4 4 (28.57%) HTML
4 4 (28.57%) .NET
4 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 4 (28.57%) SpecFlow
5 3 (21.43%) Functional Testing
5 3 (21.43%) QA
5 3 (21.43%) Manual Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Java
5 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
5 3 (21.43%) ISEB
5 3 (21.43%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (21.43%) Middleware
5 3 (21.43%) Scrum
5 3 (21.43%) Subversion
5 3 (21.43%) ISTQB
6 2 (14.29%) .NET Framework
6 2 (14.29%) NUnit
6 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
6 2 (14.29%) Ruby
6 2 (14.29%) WCF

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey 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 3 (21.43%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (14.29%) Node.js
3 1 (7.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (7.14%) CMS
3 1 (7.14%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Git (software)
1 5 (35.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (28.57%) Selenium
2 4 (28.57%) SpecFlow
3 3 (21.43%) Subversion
4 2 (14.29%) Cucumber
4 2 (14.29%) NUnit
4 2 (14.29%) TortoiseSVN
4 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
5 1 (7.14%) Gerrit
5 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
5 1 (7.14%) JIRA
5 1 (7.14%) Maven
5 1 (7.14%) Zephyr
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Consultant
1 4 (28.57%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Test Consultant
2 3 (21.43%) Test Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 2 (14.29%) QA Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) FMCG Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Java Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Java Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Test Automation Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) UI Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Web Applications Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) Web Services
2 5 (35.71%) AngularJS
2 5 (35.71%) CSS
3 4 (28.57%) .NET
3 4 (28.57%) HTML
4 3 (21.43%) Middleware
5 2 (14.29%) .NET Framework
5 2 (14.29%) ADO.NET
5 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
5 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 2 (14.29%) REST
5 2 (14.29%) SOAP
5 2 (14.29%) WCF
5 2 (14.29%) WF
5 2 (14.29%) XML
6 1 (7.14%) CSS3
6 1 (7.14%) Gherkin
6 1 (7.14%) OAuth
6 1 (7.14%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (14.29%) W3C
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Fintech
2 1 (7.14%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
1 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Test Automation
2 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) Functional Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Manual Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Scrum
4 2 (14.29%) BDD
4 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) CRM
4 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 2 (14.29%) E-business
4 2 (14.29%) MVC
4 2 (14.29%) OO
4 2 (14.29%) SOA
4 2 (14.29%) User Stories
5 1 (7.14%) Analytics
5 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
5 1 (7.14%) Low Latency
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.14%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) C#
2 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 3 (21.43%) Java
4 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
4 2 (14.29%) Ruby
4 2 (14.29%) SQL
4 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) ISEB
1 3 (21.43%) ISTQB
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Adobe