The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Surrey region that had Test Automation Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Test Developer
Rank 86 96 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs requiring a Test Automation Developer 4 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.33% 0.21% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £369 £394 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.34% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £381 £250
% change year-on-year
+4.91% +52.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £28.00 -
Test Automation Developer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1157 1317 1238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 96.26% 94.27% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 814 772 734
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £263 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 50 51
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.75 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.09% +33.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £45.00 £135.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Test Automation Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Surrey region that featured Test Automation Developer in the job title.

Test Automation Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Test Automation Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Test Automation Developer Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Test Automation Developer
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 Test Automation Developer within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 26 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
Guildford - 2 - -
Test Automation Developer
South East

Test Automation Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, Test Automation Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Surrey region featuring Test Automation Developer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) ISEB
2 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) WCF
2 2 (50.00%) WPF
2 2 (50.00%) Load Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (50.00%) Oozie
2 2 (50.00%) DevOps
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Apache Spark
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (50.00%) SOAP
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) BDD

Test Automation Developer Skill Set
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 2 (50.00%) Apache Spark
1 2 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Big Data
1 2 (50.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) REST
1 2 (50.00%) SOAP
1 2 (50.00%) WCF
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
1 2 (50.00%) WPF
1 2 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) Angular 2
2 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (50.00%) BDD
1 2 (50.00%) DevOps
1 2 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Functional Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Load Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
1 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) ISEB
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Oozie