The table below looks at the statistics 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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 67 84 87
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +3
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 28 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.83% 0.31% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.48% 0.41% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 4 2
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£335 £250 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.00% -33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £328 £313
% change year-on-year
+14.50% +4.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £37.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-24.00% +167.85%
Test Automation
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
1131 983 950
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 73.83% 76.02% 72.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 622 577 518
Average daily rate £395 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £240 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £515 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 41 63
Average hourly rate £42.50 £36.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.43% -2.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £11.25 £16.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £90.00 £78.30 £48.92
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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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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
Guildford -3 8 £330 +76.00% 1
Walton-on-Thames - 2 - -
Woking +10 1 £350 -2.77%
Staines - 1 £325 -
Leatherhead - 1 £400 -
Redhill - - - -
Reigate - - - -
Camberley - - - -
Chertsey - - - -
Egham - - - -
Esher - - - -
Test Automation
South East

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 18 (56.25%) Java
2 12 (37.50%) Performance Testing
2 12 (37.50%) SC Cleared
2 12 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 10 (31.25%) Selenium
4 9 (28.13%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (28.13%) SQL
5 8 (25.00%) C#
5 8 (25.00%) Automation Testing
6 7 (21.88%) Test Strategy
6 7 (21.88%) Smart Meter
6 7 (21.88%) Python
7 6 (18.75%) Web Services
7 6 (18.75%) Scrum
8 5 (15.63%) Linux
8 5 (15.63%) QA
8 5 (15.63%) Jenkins
9 4 (12.50%) Game Development
9 4 (12.50%) Cucumber
9 4 (12.50%) Test Scripting
9 4 (12.50%) TeamCity
9 4 (12.50%) C
9 4 (12.50%) JavaScript
9 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
9 4 (12.50%) ISEB
9 4 (12.50%) Software Testing
9 4 (12.50%) ISTQB
9 4 (12.50%) Games
9 4 (12.50%) TDD

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (9.38%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.25%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (9.38%) PaaS
1 3 (9.38%) IaaS
2 2 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (3.13%) Amazon S3
3 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) ASN.1
1 1 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) Data Mining
2 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (31.25%) Selenium
2 5 (15.63%) Jenkins
3 4 (12.50%) Cucumber
3 4 (12.50%) TeamCity
4 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (6.25%) InstallShield
5 1 (3.13%) Maven
5 1 (3.13%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (3.13%) JUnit
5 1 (3.13%) TestComplete
5 1 (3.13%) Mockito
5 1 (3.13%) RSpec
5 1 (3.13%) WebDriver
5 1 (3.13%) SoapUI
5 1 (3.13%) MSBuild
5 1 (3.13%) SpecFlow
General
1 4 (12.50%) Games
2 2 (6.25%) Finance
3 1 (3.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Analyst
2 10 (31.25%) Developer
3 8 (25.00%) Test Analyst
4 6 (18.75%) Software Test Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Tester
6 2 (6.25%) Automation Tester
6 2 (6.25%) Junior Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Junior
6 2 (6.25%) Software Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) QA Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Java Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Test Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Test Manager
7 1 (3.13%) QA Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Performance Tester
7 1 (3.13%) Change Manager
7 1 (3.13%) QA Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) SAP Business Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Integration Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Applications Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) Web Services
2 3 (9.38%) XML
3 1 (3.13%) LAMP
3 1 (3.13%) Spring
3 1 (3.13%) Ajax
3 1 (3.13%) Hibernate
3 1 (3.13%) CSS
3 1 (3.13%) RESTful
3 1 (3.13%) JPA
3 1 (3.13%) JSON
3 1 (3.13%) Spring MVC
3 1 (3.13%) WCF
3 1 (3.13%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Smart Meter
2 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
2 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.25%) Open Source
3 2 (6.25%) Visualisation
4 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.13%) Data Integration
4 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Linux
2 3 (9.38%) Windows
3 1 (3.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) Performance Testing
2 9 (28.13%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (25.00%) Automation Testing
4 7 (21.88%) Test Strategy
5 6 (18.75%) Scrum
6 4 (12.50%) Game Development
6 4 (12.50%) Test Scripting
6 4 (12.50%) Software Testing
6 4 (12.50%) TDD
7 3 (9.38%) Software Engineering
7 3 (9.38%) Release Management
7 3 (9.38%) BDD
7 3 (9.38%) DevOps
7 3 (9.38%) Line Management
8 2 (6.25%) Analytics
8 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Management
8 2 (6.25%) Software Architecture
8 2 (6.25%) Process Architecture
8 2 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (56.25%) Java
2 9 (28.13%) SQL
3 8 (25.00%) C#
4 7 (21.88%) Python
5 4 (12.50%) C
5 4 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 3 (9.38%) PowerShell
7 2 (6.25%) C++
7 2 (6.25%) Perl
8 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
8 1 (3.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 12 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.50%) ISEB
2 4 (12.50%) ISTQB
3 3 (9.38%) Degree
4 1 (3.13%) IIBA
4 1 (3.13%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) VirtualBox
1 1 (3.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Puppet
1 1 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (3.13%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle
2 1 (3.13%) SAP
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