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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 70 84 77
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -7
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 25 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.65% 0.52% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.28% 0.69% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 6
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£336 £355 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.28% +2.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £188 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £368 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £316
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +10.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-26.92% +30.00%
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
1098 1020 938
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 72.28% 75.72% 71.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 608 633 515
Average daily rate £400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £501 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 37 62
Average hourly rate £45.00 £36.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.28% -2.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.25 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £90.00 £45.50 £48.92
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.40 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-14.96% +1.37%

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 25 November 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 25 November 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
Guildford -10 7 £335 +24.65% 2
Walton-on-Thames - 2 - - 1
Woking +2 1 £350 -2.77%
Staines -5 1 - - 1
Leatherhead - 1 £400 -
Redhill - - - -
Reigate - - - - 1
Camberley - - - - 1
Chertsey - - - - 1
Egham - - - -
Esher - - - -
Godalming - - - -
Test Automation
South East

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 17 (58.62%) Java
2 12 (41.38%) Performance Testing
2 12 (41.38%) SC Cleared
2 12 (41.38%) Security Cleared
3 11 (37.93%) Selenium
4 9 (31.03%) SQL
5 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (27.59%) Automation Testing
6 7 (24.14%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (24.14%) Smart Meter
7 6 (20.69%) Test Strategy
7 6 (20.69%) C#
7 6 (20.69%) Web Services
8 5 (17.24%) Python
8 5 (17.24%) Scrum
8 5 (17.24%) QA
9 4 (13.79%) Test Scripting
9 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
9 4 (13.79%) ISEB
10 3 (10.34%) QuickTest Pro
10 3 (10.34%) C
10 3 (10.34%) XML
10 3 (10.34%) Games
10 3 (10.34%) Regression Testing
10 3 (10.34%) Finance
10 3 (10.34%) TDD
10 3 (10.34%) Software Testing
10 3 (10.34%) Software Engineering
10 3 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (10.34%) Game Development

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
1 1 (3.45%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) SAP FI
1 1 (3.45%) SAP CO
1 1 (3.45%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.45%) PaaS
1 1 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.45%) Amazon S3
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.45%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Internet
1 1 (3.45%) ASN.1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) Data Mining
2 1 (3.45%) DB2
2 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 11 (37.93%) Selenium
2 3 (10.34%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (10.34%) Jenkins
3 2 (6.90%) Cucumber
3 2 (6.90%) TeamCity
3 2 (6.90%) InstallShield
3 2 (6.90%) LoadRunner
4 1 (3.45%) JUnit
4 1 (3.45%) Maven
4 1 (3.45%) JMeter
4 1 (3.45%) JIRA
4 1 (3.45%) TestComplete
4 1 (3.45%) Mockito
4 1 (3.45%) RSpec
4 1 (3.45%) WebDriver
4 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.45%) MSBuild
4 1 (3.45%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (10.34%) Games
1 3 (10.34%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Retail
2 1 (3.45%) Automotive
2 1 (3.45%) Legal
2 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) Analyst
2 9 (31.03%) Test Analyst
2 9 (31.03%) Developer
3 6 (20.69%) Software Test Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Tester
5 2 (6.90%) Junior Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.90%) QA Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Junior
5 2 (6.90%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Test Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) QA Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) SAP Business Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Web Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) QA Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Change Manager
6 1 (3.45%) SAP Tester
6 1 (3.45%) Functional Tester
6 1 (3.45%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) Web Services
2 3 (10.34%) XML
3 1 (3.45%) CSS
3 1 (3.45%) Spring
3 1 (3.45%) Ajax
3 1 (3.45%) LAMP
3 1 (3.45%) Hibernate
3 1 (3.45%) JSON
3 1 (3.45%) Spring MVC
3 1 (3.45%) WCF
3 1 (3.45%) JPA
3 1 (3.45%) RESTful
3 1 (3.45%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Smart Meter
2 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.90%) Visualisation
3 2 (6.90%) Open Source
3 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Linux
2 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Performance Testing
2 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (27.59%) Automation Testing
3 7 (24.14%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (20.69%) Test Strategy
5 5 (17.24%) Scrum
6 4 (13.79%) Test Scripting
7 3 (10.34%) Regression Testing
7 3 (10.34%) TDD
7 3 (10.34%) Software Testing
7 3 (10.34%) Software Engineering
7 3 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (10.34%) Game Development
8 2 (6.90%) Analytics
8 2 (6.90%) BDD
8 2 (6.90%) Software Architecture
8 2 (6.90%) Process Architecture
8 2 (6.90%) Time Management
8 2 (6.90%) Load Testing
8 2 (6.90%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (58.62%) Java
2 9 (31.03%) SQL
3 6 (20.69%) C#
4 5 (17.24%) Python
5 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
6 3 (10.34%) C
7 2 (6.90%) Perl
7 2 (6.90%) C++
8 1 (3.45%) PHP
8 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (41.38%) SC Cleared
1 12 (41.38%) Security Cleared
2 4 (13.79%) ISEB
3 2 (6.90%) Degree
3 2 (6.90%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.45%) IIBA
4 1 (3.45%) CBAP
4 1 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) VirtualBox
1 1 (3.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.45%) Puppet
2 1 (3.45%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) SAP
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
1 2 (6.90%) HP
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