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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 71 65 70
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 12 30 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.14% 2.20% 1.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.44% 2.72% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 21 16
Median daily rate £410 £395 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.79% +17.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £387 £300 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £42.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+23.52% +49.12%
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
836 1104 1171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 79.69% 81.12% 76.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 500 728 640
Median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £325 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 16 35
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £90.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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
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 8 December 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 -4 4 - -
Woking - 4 £415 - 3
Leatherhead +8 1 £480 +17.79%
Test Automation
South East

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 23 (76.67%) Selenium
2 20 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (63.33%) C#
4 13 (43.33%) XML
4 13 (43.33%) SpecFlow
5 12 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 12 (40.00%) ISEB
5 12 (40.00%) ISTQB
6 11 (36.67%) Scrum
6 11 (36.67%) Test Strategy
7 10 (33.33%) QA
7 10 (33.33%) .NET
8 9 (30.00%) Java
9 8 (26.67%) BDD
9 8 (26.67%) SQL
9 8 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (23.33%) DevOps
10 7 (23.33%) Git (software)
10 7 (23.33%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (20.00%) Kanban
11 6 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
11 6 (20.00%) WebDriver
11 6 (20.00%) RESTful
11 6 (20.00%) Visual Studio
11 6 (20.00%) Linux
11 6 (20.00%) Security Testing
11 6 (20.00%) .NET Framework
11 6 (20.00%) TDD
12 5 (16.67%) Load Testing

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 5 (16.67%) Apache Spark
1 5 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) Big Data
1 5 (16.67%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 23 (76.67%) Selenium
2 13 (43.33%) SpecFlow
3 12 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (23.33%) Git (software)
5 6 (20.00%) Visual Studio
5 6 (20.00%) WebDriver
6 4 (13.33%) MSTest
6 4 (13.33%) NUnit
7 3 (10.00%) Cucumber
8 2 (6.67%) HP UFT
9 1 (3.33%) Appium
9 1 (3.33%) Eclipse
9 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
9 1 (3.33%) SoapUI
9 1 (3.33%) Subversion
9 1 (3.33%) TestNG
General
1 1 (3.33%) Back Office
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Tester
2 9 (30.00%) Automation Tester
3 7 (23.33%) Developer
3 7 (23.33%) Test Automation Developer
4 5 (16.67%) Analyst
4 5 (16.67%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 5 (16.67%) Selenium Tester
4 5 (16.67%) Test Analyst
4 5 (16.67%) Test Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Automation Test Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) Test Automation Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Developer in Test
6 2 (6.67%) Manual Tester
7 1 (3.33%) C# Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Java Developer
7 1 (3.33%) QA Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Technical Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (43.33%) XML
2 10 (33.33%) .NET
3 6 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 6 (20.00%) RESTful
4 5 (16.67%) SOAP
5 4 (13.33%) Angular 2
5 4 (13.33%) AngularJS
5 4 (13.33%) HTML
6 2 (6.67%) REST
6 2 (6.67%) Web Services
7 1 (3.33%) CSS
7 1 (3.33%) Hibernate
7 1 (3.33%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (3.33%) Spring
7 1 (3.33%) WPF
7 1 (3.33%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (36.67%) Scrum
2 11 (36.67%) Test Strategy
3 8 (26.67%) BDD
3 8 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (23.33%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (23.33%) DevOps
5 6 (20.00%) Kanban
5 6 (20.00%) Security Testing
5 6 (20.00%) TDD
6 5 (16.67%) Load Testing
6 5 (16.67%) MVVM
6 5 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
6 5 (16.67%) Test Scripting
7 2 (6.67%) Automated Testing
7 2 (6.67%) Functional Testing
7 2 (6.67%) Performance Testing
7 2 (6.67%) Regression Testing
8 1 (3.33%) CRM
8 1 (3.33%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 19 (63.33%) C#
2 9 (30.00%) Java
3 8 (26.67%) SQL
4 5 (16.67%) PowerShell
5 4 (13.33%) T-SQL
6 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
7 2 (6.67%) Ruby
7 2 (6.67%) VBA
8 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
8 1 (3.33%) Python
8 1 (3.33%) Scala
8 1 (3.33%) XPath
Qualifications
1 12 (40.00%) ISEB
1 12 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 5 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) Oozie
2 1 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) HP
3 1 (3.33%) Google
3 1 (3.33%) IBM
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle
3 1 (3.33%) VMware
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