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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automated Testing
South East / Surrey
Rank 75 89 70
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -19
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 6 8 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.61% 0.64% 1.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 0.79% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 12
Median daily rate £383 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £408 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £513 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £376 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.48% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £47.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £56.88 £45.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+26.40% +36.36%

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
786 1013 1158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 79.47% 81.23% 82.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 516 690 640
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £312 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £553 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 66 18
Median hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £22.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.40 £60.62 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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
Staines +1 3 £360 -
Woking - 1 £405 -
Automated Testing
South East

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) C#
3 6 (46.15%) SQL
3 6 (46.15%) Scrum
3 6 (46.15%) TDD
4 5 (38.46%) Selenium
4 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
4 5 (38.46%) Visual Studio
4 5 (38.46%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (30.77%) AngularJS
5 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
5 4 (30.77%) HTML
5 4 (30.77%) Kanban
5 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
5 4 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
6 3 (23.08%) QA
6 3 (23.08%) .NET
6 3 (23.08%) Defect Management
6 3 (23.08%) Process Improvement
6 3 (23.08%) REST
6 3 (23.08%) HTML5
6 3 (23.08%) Cucumber
6 3 (23.08%) BDD
7 2 (15.38%) C
7 2 (15.38%) vSphere
7 2 (15.38%) Bash Shell
7 2 (15.38%) CSS3
7 2 (15.38%) NoSQL

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) DVB
1 2 (15.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Azure SQL Database
1 2 (15.38%) NoSQL
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Selenium
1 5 (38.46%) Visual Studio
2 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
2 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
2 4 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (23.08%) Cucumber
4 2 (15.38%) JIRA
4 2 (15.38%) WebDriver
5 1 (7.69%) Jasmine
5 1 (7.69%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (7.69%) Protractor
5 1 (7.69%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) C# Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Test Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Tester
3 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce Tester
3 2 (15.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (15.38%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Automation Tester
4 1 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Developer in Test
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Junior DevOps
4 1 (7.69%) Junior Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Lead .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Web Applications Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) AngularJS
1 4 (30.77%) HTML
2 3 (23.08%) .NET
2 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
2 3 (23.08%) HTML5
2 3 (23.08%) REST
3 2 (15.38%) CSS
3 2 (15.38%) CSS3
3 2 (15.38%) Ember.js
3 2 (15.38%) Node.js
3 2 (15.38%) RESTful
4 1 (7.69%) jQuery
4 1 (7.69%) MEAN Stack
4 1 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Digital TV
1 2 (15.38%) MPEG
1 2 (15.38%) STB
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) CentOS
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
1 2 (15.38%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) Scrum
2 6 (46.15%) TDD
3 5 (38.46%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (30.77%) Kanban
5 3 (23.08%) BDD
5 3 (23.08%) Defect Management
5 3 (23.08%) Process Improvement
6 2 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
6 2 (15.38%) Functional Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Product Management
6 2 (15.38%) Project Management
6 2 (15.38%) Regression Testing
6 2 (15.38%) SOA
6 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
6 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
7 1 (7.69%) OWASP
7 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) C#
2 6 (46.15%) SQL
3 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
4 2 (15.38%) Bash Shell
4 2 (15.38%) C
4 2 (15.38%) C++
4 2 (15.38%) ES6
4 2 (15.38%) Java
4 2 (15.38%) Perl
4 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
4 2 (15.38%) Python
4 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) QA
2 2 (15.38%) SDET
3 1 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Docker
1 2 (15.38%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (15.38%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) SaltStack
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) VMware