Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Guildford with a requirement for Test Automation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Test Automation over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Automated Testing
Surrey > Guildford
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 21 25
Rank change year-on-year -5 +4 +9
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 5 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Guildford 2.17% 3.69% 3.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.96% 4.79% 4.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 5
Guildford median daily rate £585 £460 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.17% +53.33% -8.40%
10th Percentile £583 £311 £263
90th Percentile £588 £553 £373
Surrey median daily rate £450 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Guildford median hourly rate £39.00 - -
Surrey median hourly rate £44.75 - £45.00

Test Automation is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Guildford with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Guildford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 169 167 175
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Guildford 73.48% 76.96% 77.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 98 96
Guildford median daily rate £404 £375 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.67% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £200 £145 £264
90th Percentile £581 £566 £500
Surrey median daily rate £450 £425 £403
% change year-on-year +5.88% +5.59% +7.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 17 5
Guildford median hourly rate £16.50 £25.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.00% -33.33% +150.00%
10th Percentile £11.88 £10.59 £21.08
90th Percentile £39.75 £44.25 £40.00
Surrey median hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +9.09% -15.38% +5.69%

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Guildford

Job postings citing Test Automation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Guildford.

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation in Guildford

Test Automation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Test Automation in Guildford.

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Automation in Guildford

Test Automation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation in Guildford.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Test Automation in Guildford

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, 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 Guildford region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Subversion
2 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (60.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (60.00%) Redis
2 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (60.00%) DevOps
2 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (60.00%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) Perforce
3 1 (20.00%) REST
3 1 (20.00%) Tektronix
3 1 (20.00%) Mocha
3 1 (20.00%) Agilent
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Chai
3 1 (20.00%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (20.00%) React
3 1 (20.00%) SDET
3 1 (20.00%) Sinon.JS

Test Automation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Guildford 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 1 (20.00%) Cloud Foundry
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (60.00%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (60.00%) Redis
1 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (60.00%) Sonatype Nexus
1 3 (60.00%) Subversion
2 1 (20.00%) Mocha
2 1 (20.00%) Sinon.JS
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Senior DevOps
1 3 (60.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Developer in Test
3 1 (20.00%) Senior C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Chai
1 1 (20.00%) React
1 1 (20.00%) REST
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) SDET
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Agilent
1 1 (20.00%) Perforce
1 1 (20.00%) Tektronix