The first table below looks at the demand for Automated Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Woking region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 30 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 Woking 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 14 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 3.53% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.84% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £328 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.39% +9.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.75 £33.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+79.69% -16.87%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Woking
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
62 61 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 72.94% 77.22% 73.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 39 21
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £700 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £30.00 £15.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.54% +24.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%
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Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

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

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

Automated Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Woking

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Automated Testing across the Woking region.

Automated Testing Daily Rate Trend in Woking

Automated Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Woking

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Automated Testing across the Woking region.

Automated Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Woking

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Woking

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Woking region citing Automated Testing 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 Automated Testing.

1 15 (100.00%) C#
1 15 (100.00%) Scrum
1 15 (100.00%) QA
1 15 (100.00%) WCF
1 15 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (93.33%) BDD
2 14 (93.33%) .NET
2 14 (93.33%) SOAP
2 14 (93.33%) Web Services
2 14 (93.33%) XML
2 14 (93.33%) REST
3 13 (86.67%) SQL Server
3 13 (86.67%) Visual Studio
3 13 (86.67%) WPF
4 12 (80.00%) SQL
4 12 (80.00%) ISEB
5 11 (73.33%) Software Testing
6 6 (40.00%) Office 365
7 5 (33.33%) SpecFlow
8 4 (26.67%) DevOps
9 3 (20.00%) ISTQB
9 3 (20.00%) Publishing
9 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
10 2 (13.33%) MVC
10 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
11 1 (6.67%) TDD
11 1 (6.67%) Content Management
11 1 (6.67%) Law
11 1 (6.67%) Legal
11 1 (6.67%) Mercator

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Woking region citing Automated Testing 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 Automated Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (40.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (86.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (86.67%) Visual Studio
3 5 (33.33%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (20.00%) Publishing
2 1 (6.67%) Law
2 1 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Analyst
1 10 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 8 (53.33%) Test Engineer
3 5 (33.33%) Agile Test Analyst
3 5 (33.33%) Tester
4 4 (26.67%) QA Analyst
5 3 (20.00%) QA Engineer
6 2 (13.33%) Automation Tester
7 1 (6.67%) QA Test Analyst
7 1 (6.67%) Test Consultant
7 1 (6.67%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) WCF
2 14 (93.33%) .NET
2 14 (93.33%) SOAP
2 14 (93.33%) Web Services
2 14 (93.33%) XML
2 14 (93.33%) REST
3 13 (86.67%) WPF
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Scrum
2 14 (93.33%) BDD
3 11 (73.33%) Software Testing
4 4 (26.67%) DevOps
5 2 (13.33%) MVC
5 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (6.67%) TDD
6 1 (6.67%) Content Management
6 1 (6.67%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) C#
2 12 (80.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (80.00%) ISEB
2 3 (20.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Mercator