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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 73 79 84
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +5
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 17 20 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.41% 1.43% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.72% 1.81% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 16 2
Median daily rate £375 £388 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +49.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £275 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £272
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.75 £31.44 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+16.88% -19.38%
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
990 1108 1013
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 82.36% 79.31% 77.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 701 655 613
Median daily rate £430 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £522
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 33 29
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +26.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.63 £18.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £58.43 £59.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +28.15%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Surrey region citing Test Automation as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation 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
Woking - 5 £375 - 3
Leatherhead +7 2 £450 +16.12%
Guildford +6 2 - -
Camberley - 1 £365 -
Test Automation
South East

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 22 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
1 22 (64.71%) Selenium
2 15 (44.12%) Web Services
2 15 (44.12%) XML
3 14 (41.18%) Java
3 14 (41.18%) SQL
3 14 (41.18%) Cucumber
4 13 (38.24%) BDD
4 13 (38.24%) Functional Testing
4 13 (38.24%) Linux
4 13 (38.24%) HP
5 12 (35.29%) C#
5 12 (35.29%) Load Testing
5 12 (35.29%) Security Cleared
5 12 (35.29%) HP Quality Center
6 11 (32.35%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (32.35%) Automation Testing
7 10 (29.41%) VoltDB
7 10 (29.41%) SpecFlow
7 10 (29.41%) Jenkins
7 10 (29.41%) SoapUI
7 10 (29.41%) JBehave
7 10 (29.41%) Oracle
7 10 (29.41%) JUnit
7 10 (29.41%) SOAP
7 10 (29.41%) Unix
7 10 (29.41%) ISEB
7 10 (29.41%) JBoss
7 10 (29.41%) Eclipse
7 10 (29.41%) JSON

Test Automation
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 10 (29.41%) JBoss
2 3 (8.82%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (5.88%) Apache Spark
3 2 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.94%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.71%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (29.41%) VoltDB
2 2 (5.88%) Big Data
2 2 (5.88%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 22 (64.71%) Selenium
2 14 (41.18%) Cucumber
3 11 (32.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (29.41%) Eclipse
4 10 (29.41%) JBehave
4 10 (29.41%) Jenkins
4 10 (29.41%) JMeter
4 10 (29.41%) JUnit
4 10 (29.41%) Maven
4 10 (29.41%) SoapUI
4 10 (29.41%) SpecFlow
5 6 (17.65%) Subversion
6 4 (11.76%) JIRA
6 4 (11.76%) TestNG
7 3 (8.82%) Visual Studio
8 2 (5.88%) HP UFT
8 2 (5.88%) WebDriver
9 1 (2.94%) Appium
9 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (2.94%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (35.29%) Developer
2 10 (29.41%) Developer in Test
2 10 (29.41%) Java Developer
3 9 (26.47%) Tester
4 8 (23.53%) Automation Tester
5 7 (20.59%) Test Engineer
6 4 (11.76%) Agile Developer
6 4 (11.76%) Agile Java Developer
7 3 (8.82%) Consultant
7 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 3 (8.82%) Selenium Tester
7 3 (8.82%) Test Automation Engineer
8 2 (5.88%) Agile Tester
8 2 (5.88%) Manual Tester
8 2 (5.88%) Ruby Engineer
8 2 (5.88%) Test Automation Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Test Consultant
9 1 (2.94%) Automation Test Lead
9 1 (2.94%) QA Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (44.12%) Web Services
1 15 (44.12%) XML
2 10 (29.41%) Java EE
2 10 (29.41%) JSON
2 10 (29.41%) SOAP
3 9 (26.47%) .NET
4 5 (14.71%) .NET Framework
5 3 (8.82%) Middleware
6 2 (5.88%) HTML
6 2 (5.88%) RESTful
7 1 (2.94%) Angular 2
7 1 (2.94%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.94%) REST
7 1 (2.94%) WPF
Operating Systems
1 13 (38.24%) Linux
2 10 (29.41%) Unix
3 2 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (38.24%) BDD
2 13 (38.24%) Functional Testing
3 12 (35.29%) Load Testing
4 11 (32.35%) Automation Testing
5 10 (29.41%) Scrum
6 8 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (20.59%) Regression Testing
8 6 (17.65%) DevOps
8 6 (17.65%) Technical Analysis
8 6 (17.65%) Test Strategy
8 6 (17.65%) Use Case
9 5 (14.71%) Automated Testing
9 5 (14.71%) Security Testing
10 4 (11.76%) Manual Testing
10 4 (11.76%) Performance Testing
10 4 (11.76%) User Stories
11 2 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (5.88%) TDD
11 2 (5.88%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 14 (41.18%) Java
1 14 (41.18%) SQL
2 12 (35.29%) C#
3 5 (14.71%) Ruby
4 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.94%) Python
4 1 (2.94%) Scala
4 1 (2.94%) VBA
4 1 (2.94%) XPath
Qualifications
1 12 (35.29%) Security Cleared
2 10 (29.41%) ISEB
2 10 (29.41%) ISTQB
3 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared
4 4 (11.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (26.47%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (35.29%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (5.88%) Oozie
Vendors
1 13 (38.24%) HP
2 10 (29.41%) Oracle
3 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.94%) Google
4 1 (2.94%) IBM
4 1 (2.94%) Telerik
4 1 (2.94%) VMware
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