The first table below looks at the demand for Test Automation 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 Test Automation over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Surrey region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 85 65 85
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +20
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 3 16 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.24% 1.30% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 1.83% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 2
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£335 £300 £248
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.66% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £175 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £365 £270
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+21.95% -23.12%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
881 873 1084
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 71.92% 71.15% 73.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 533 455 562
Average daily rate £375 £391 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.15% +6.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 47 59
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £19.50 £16.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -
Test Automation
South East

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Automation across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Test Automation
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Test Automation Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Test Automation
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Test Automation Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

Test Automation
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Test Automation Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

Test Automation
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 Test Automation within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014. 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
Chertsey - - - -
Egham - - - - 1
Guildford - - - - 2
Leatherhead - - - - 2
Redhill - - - -
Reigate - - - -
Walton-on-Thames - - - - 1
Woking - - - - 1
Test Automation
South East

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 4 (33.33%) .NET
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
1 4 (33.33%) ISEB
1 4 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 3 (25.00%) HP
2 3 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (25.00%) C#
2 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Scrum
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) Degree
2 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (25.00%) Selenium
2 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (16.67%) TeamCity
3 2 (16.67%) QA
3 2 (16.67%) JSF
3 2 (16.67%) Publishing
3 2 (16.67%) Java
3 2 (16.67%) Web Services
3 2 (16.67%) Linux
3 2 (16.67%) Python
3 2 (16.67%) LoadRunner
3 2 (16.67%) Internet
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
3 2 (16.67%) JMeter
3 2 (16.67%) SpecFlow

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SAP FI
1 1 (8.33%) SAP CO
1 1 (8.33%) SAP FI/CO
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) MySQL
1 1 (8.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (25.00%) Selenium
2 2 (16.67%) TeamCity
2 2 (16.67%) LoadRunner
2 2 (16.67%) JMeter
2 2 (16.67%) SpecFlow
2 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (16.67%) Cucumber
3 1 (8.33%) Hudson
3 1 (8.33%) SoapUI
3 1 (8.33%) WebDriver
3 1 (8.33%) Selenium IDE
3 1 (8.33%) ClearCase
3 1 (8.33%) JUnit
3 1 (8.33%) JIRA
3 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Publishing
3 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (8.33%) Games
3 1 (8.33%) Automotive
3 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
1 4 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Test Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Automation Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Automated Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Tools Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Web Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Web Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) SAP Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Functional Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (16.67%) JSF
2 2 (16.67%) Web Services
2 2 (16.67%) Gherkin
3 1 (8.33%) SOAP
3 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (8.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 3 (25.00%) Scrum
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
3 2 (16.67%) BDD
3 2 (16.67%) Use Case
4 1 (8.33%) Game Development
4 1 (8.33%) Software Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) Process Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
4 1 (8.33%) Code Coverage
4 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
4 1 (8.33%) TDD
4 1 (8.33%) V-Model
4 1 (8.33%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (16.67%) Java
3 2 (16.67%) Python
4 1 (8.33%) C
4 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
4 1 (8.33%) VBScript
4 1 (8.33%) VB
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) ISEB
2 3 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) SAP
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