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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 79 80 76
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 10 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.85% 0.72% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 0.90% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 11
Median daily rate £358 £275 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £244 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £325 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+9.28% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.00 £42.50 £80.00
% change year-on-year
+22.35% -46.87%
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
974 1105 1010
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 82.40% 79.10% 77.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 690 653 611
Median daily rate £430 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £522
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 34 27
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £30.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +30.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.63 £18.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £56.87 £59.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016.

Automated Testing Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 August 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
Redhill - 3 £300 -
Guildford +5 1 £550 +100.00%
Woking -2 1 £338 -
Leatherhead - 1 £475 - 1
Automated Testing
South East

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (56.25%) Scrum
3 8 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 7 (43.75%) Web Services
5 6 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (31.25%) Test Automation
6 5 (31.25%) QA
6 5 (31.25%) Selenium
6 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
6 5 (31.25%) C#
6 5 (31.25%) .NET
6 5 (31.25%) ISEB
6 5 (31.25%) Manual Testing
6 5 (31.25%) Exploratory Testing
7 4 (25.00%) TDD
7 4 (25.00%) Linux
7 4 (25.00%) BDD
7 4 (25.00%) SpecFlow
7 4 (25.00%) Functional Testing
7 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
8 3 (18.75%) AngularJS
8 3 (18.75%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (18.75%) DevOps
8 3 (18.75%) REST
8 3 (18.75%) Multithreading
8 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (18.75%) XML
8 3 (18.75%) Windows

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 (18.75%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (6.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (6.25%) CMS
2 1 (6.25%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Firewall
1 1 (6.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (31.25%) Selenium
4 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 4 (25.00%) SpecFlow
5 2 (12.50%) Cucumber
5 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
6 1 (6.25%) Capybara
6 1 (6.25%) Gerrit
6 1 (6.25%) GitLab
6 1 (6.25%) JIRA
6 1 (6.25%) Subversion
6 1 (6.25%) Vagrant
6 1 (6.25%) Zephyr
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Legal
1 1 (6.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Developer
1 4 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 2 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Developer in Test
3 2 (12.50%) Software Tester
3 2 (12.50%) Test Automation Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Test Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (6.25%) HTML Developer
4 1 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Lead C# Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Test Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Test Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) Web Services
2 5 (31.25%) .NET
3 3 (18.75%) AngularJS
3 3 (18.75%) CSS
3 3 (18.75%) Middleware
3 3 (18.75%) REST
3 3 (18.75%) XML
4 2 (12.50%) CSS3
4 2 (12.50%) HTML
4 2 (12.50%) jQuery
4 2 (12.50%) Node.js
4 2 (12.50%) Sass
4 2 (12.50%) SOAP
4 2 (12.50%) WCF
4 2 (12.50%) WPF
5 1 (6.25%) Express
5 1 (6.25%) Gherkin
5 1 (6.25%) HTML5
5 1 (6.25%) Modernizr
5 1 (6.25%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (18.75%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Linux
2 3 (18.75%) Windows
3 1 (6.25%) CentOS
3 1 (6.25%) Ubuntu
3 1 (6.25%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (56.25%) Scrum
3 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (31.25%) Exploratory Testing
3 5 (31.25%) Manual Testing
3 5 (31.25%) Test Automation
4 4 (25.00%) BDD
4 4 (25.00%) Functional Testing
4 4 (25.00%) TDD
5 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
5 3 (18.75%) DevOps
5 3 (18.75%) Multithreading
5 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
6 2 (12.50%) Continuous Deployment
6 2 (12.50%) Regression Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Software Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (12.50%) User Stories
7 1 (6.25%) Low Latency
7 1 (6.25%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) C#
2 3 (18.75%) C++
2 3 (18.75%) Shell Script
3 2 (12.50%) Embedded C++
3 2 (12.50%) Java
3 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 2 (12.50%) Ruby
3 2 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
4 1 (6.25%) Perl
4 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) ISEB
2 3 (18.75%) ISTQB
3 1 (6.25%) Degree
3 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.25%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Ansible
1 1 (6.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Adobe
2 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
2 1 (6.25%) VMware