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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 85 79 76
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 9 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.63% 0.94% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 1.24% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 10
Average daily rate
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£275 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £350 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £425 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
- +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £80.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-46.87% +135.29%
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
1092 969 935
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 76.58% 75.88% 74.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 643 590 554
Average daily rate £400 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £522 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 28 39
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.25 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.30% +26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £14.00 £18.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.05 £53.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Automated Testing across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Woking +3 2 - -
Guildford - 2 £275 - 3
Automated Testing
South East

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region citing Automated Testing 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 Automated Testing.

1 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (38.10%) C#
3 7 (33.33%) SQL
3 7 (33.33%) Selenium
4 6 (28.57%) SDLC
4 6 (28.57%) .NET
4 6 (28.57%) TDD
5 5 (23.81%) Scrum
5 5 (23.81%) WebDriver
5 5 (23.81%) QA
5 5 (23.81%) Software Engineering
5 5 (23.81%) Test Automation
6 4 (19.05%) V-Model
6 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (19.05%) Supplier Management
6 4 (19.05%) Degree
6 4 (19.05%) Physics
6 4 (19.05%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (19.05%) Electronics
6 4 (19.05%) Automotive
6 4 (19.05%) SOA
6 4 (19.05%) Bluetooth
7 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
7 3 (14.29%) CSS
7 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 3 (14.29%) Java
7 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
7 3 (14.29%) Web Services
7 3 (14.29%) PHP
7 3 (14.29%) Games

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region citing Automated Testing 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 Automated Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.76%) IIS
1 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (4.76%) uiautomator
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) Bluetooth
2 1 (4.76%) HTTP
2 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.76%) DNS
2 1 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) MySQL
3 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (33.33%) Selenium
2 5 (23.81%) WebDriver
3 3 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (9.52%) Sahi
4 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
4 2 (9.52%) JUnit
4 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
4 2 (9.52%) LoadRunner
4 2 (9.52%) JMeter
4 2 (9.52%) JProfiler
5 1 (4.76%) MSBuild
5 1 (4.76%) SpecFlow
5 1 (4.76%) Robotium
5 1 (4.76%) Robolectric
5 1 (4.76%) MSTest
5 1 (4.76%) PHPUnit
5 1 (4.76%) Subversion
General
1 4 (19.05%) Electronics
1 4 (19.05%) Automotive
2 3 (14.29%) Games
3 1 (4.76%) Retail
3 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Developer
2 4 (19.05%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Tester
4 2 (9.52%) Software Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Team Leader
4 2 (9.52%) Test Team Leader
4 2 (9.52%) Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Test Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Test Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) QA Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Lead Test Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) ScrumMaster
4 2 (9.52%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) AWS Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Selenium Tester
5 1 (4.76%) Android Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Automation Tester
5 1 (4.76%) Performance Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) .NET
2 3 (14.29%) CSS
2 3 (14.29%) Web Services
3 2 (9.52%) XML
3 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET
3 2 (9.52%) Velocity
3 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (9.52%) REST
3 2 (9.52%) Unreal Engine
3 2 (9.52%) HTML
4 1 (4.76%) WCF
4 1 (4.76%) jQuery
4 1 (4.76%) SOAP
4 1 (4.76%) XML Messaging
4 1 (4.76%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Physics
2 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) UNIX
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
1 1 (4.76%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (28.57%) TDD
2 6 (28.57%) SDLC
3 5 (23.81%) Software Engineering
3 5 (23.81%) Scrum
3 5 (23.81%) Test Automation
4 4 (19.05%) V-Model
4 4 (19.05%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (19.05%) Supplier Management
4 4 (19.05%) SOA
5 3 (14.29%) Test-First Development
5 3 (14.29%) Performance Testing
5 3 (14.29%) User Stories
5 3 (14.29%) Planning Poker
5 3 (14.29%) Manual Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Time Management
6 2 (9.52%) Kanban
6 2 (9.52%) Information Assurance
6 2 (9.52%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) C#
2 7 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (14.29%) Java
3 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 3 (14.29%) PHP
4 2 (9.52%) C++
4 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.76%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Degree
2 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) HP
2 2 (9.52%) Cadence
Guildford, South East, United Kingdom
Microsoft
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Zubito
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 14 days ago