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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 75 73 80
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 13 19 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.03% 1.51% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.37% 1.99% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 1
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£325 £360 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% -10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.81% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £38.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +18.46%
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
949 953 920
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 75.44% 75.63% 73.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 546 563 466
Average daily rate £425 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £246 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £516 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 39 54
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £18.00 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.19 £59.50 £48.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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
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 6 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 6 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Woking +11 3 - - 1
Guildford 0 2 - - 1
Leatherhead - 1 £550 -
Automated Testing
South East

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 (31.03%) JMeter
1 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (31.03%) HP
1 9 (31.03%) LoadRunner
1 9 (31.03%) SC Cleared
1 9 (31.03%) Security Cleared
2 8 (27.59%) Load Testing
3 7 (24.14%) TDD
3 7 (24.14%) Apache
3 7 (24.14%) SQL
3 7 (24.14%) Selenium
3 7 (24.14%) Functional Testing
4 6 (20.69%) C#
5 5 (17.24%) Scrum
5 5 (17.24%) WebDriver
5 5 (17.24%) Software Engineering
5 5 (17.24%) QA
5 5 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (17.24%) SDLC
6 4 (13.79%) Test Automation
6 4 (13.79%) .NET
6 4 (13.79%) SOA
7 3 (10.34%) Bluetooth
7 3 (10.34%) CSS
7 3 (10.34%) MySQL
7 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
7 3 (10.34%) Java
7 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
7 3 (10.34%) Web Services
7 3 (10.34%) Electronics

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 7 (24.14%) Apache
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.45%) uiautomator
2 1 (3.45%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) Bluetooth
2 1 (3.45%) HTTP
2 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.45%) DNS
2 1 (3.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) MySQL
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (31.03%) LoadRunner
1 9 (31.03%) JMeter
2 7 (24.14%) Selenium
3 5 (17.24%) WebDriver
4 3 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (6.90%) Sahi
5 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
5 2 (6.90%) JUnit
5 2 (6.90%) Visual Studio
5 2 (6.90%) JProfiler
6 1 (3.45%) MSBuild
6 1 (3.45%) SpecFlow
6 1 (3.45%) Robotium
6 1 (3.45%) Robolectric
6 1 (3.45%) MSTest
6 1 (3.45%) PHPUnit
6 1 (3.45%) Subversion
General
1 3 (10.34%) Electronics
1 3 (10.34%) Automotive
1 3 (10.34%) Games
2 1 (3.45%) Retail
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Tester
2 8 (27.59%) Performance Tester
3 5 (17.24%) Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Test Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Software Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Test Team Leader
5 2 (6.90%) Team Leader
5 2 (6.90%) Test Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) QA Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Lead Test Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) ScrumMaster
5 2 (6.90%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) AWS Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Selenium Tester
6 1 (3.45%) Test Leader
6 1 (3.45%) Android Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) .NET
2 3 (10.34%) CSS
2 3 (10.34%) Web Services
3 2 (6.90%) XML
3 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET
3 2 (6.90%) Velocity
3 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (6.90%) REST
3 2 (6.90%) HTML
4 1 (3.45%) WCF
4 1 (3.45%) jQuery
4 1 (3.45%) SOAP
4 1 (3.45%) XML Messaging
4 1 (3.45%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Physics
2 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) UNIX
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
1 1 (3.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (27.59%) Load Testing
3 7 (24.14%) TDD
3 7 (24.14%) Functional Testing
4 5 (17.24%) SDLC
4 5 (17.24%) Software Engineering
4 5 (17.24%) Scrum
4 5 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (13.79%) SOA
5 4 (13.79%) Test Automation
6 3 (10.34%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (10.34%) User Stories
6 3 (10.34%) Supplier Management
6 3 (10.34%) Test-First Development
6 3 (10.34%) Manual Testing
6 3 (10.34%) Performance Testing
6 3 (10.34%) V-Model
6 3 (10.34%) Planning Poker
6 3 (10.34%) BDD
7 2 (6.90%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (24.14%) SQL
2 6 (20.69%) C#
3 3 (10.34%) Java
3 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
3 3 (10.34%) PHP
4 2 (6.90%) C++
4 2 (6.90%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.45%) Python
5 1 (3.45%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (31.03%) SC Cleared
1 9 (31.03%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.34%) Degree
3 1 (3.45%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) HP
2 2 (6.90%) Cadence
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft