Period
to 19 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reigate 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 19 October 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 > Reigate
6 months to
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 11 9
Rank change year-on-year -8 -2 +3
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 20 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reigate 9.85% 2.33% 13.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.99% 2.56% 18.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 1 8
Reigate median daily rate £450 £450 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +33.33% -20.59%
10th Percentile £400 £438 £310
90th Percentile £504 £463 £400
Surrey median daily rate £425 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +11.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reigate median hourly rate - - -
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 Reigate with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Reigate
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 182 39 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reigate 89.66% 90.70% 74.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 30 46
Reigate median daily rate £465 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.41% +3.03% +10.00%
10th Percentile £363 £199 £303
90th Percentile £550 £488 £544
Surrey median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Reigate median hourly rate - £11.00 -
Surrey median hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £31.25
% change year-on-year +45.45% -12.00% +25.00%

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Reigate

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation in Reigate

Test Automation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reigate

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Automation in Reigate

Test Automation
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reigate

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Test Automation in Reigate over the 6 months to 19 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Test Automation in Reigate

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 Reigate region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 13 (65.00%) Finance
2 12 (60.00%) SQL
3 11 (55.00%) Unix
3 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (40.00%) Data Migration
4 8 (40.00%) OO
4 8 (40.00%) Python
4 8 (40.00%) Migration
4 8 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (35.00%) Software Testing
5 7 (35.00%) ISTQB
6 6 (30.00%) QA
6 6 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (30.00%) Unit Testing
6 6 (30.00%) System Testing
6 6 (30.00%) ISEB
6 6 (30.00%) Test Strategy
6 6 (30.00%) Issue Tracking
7 5 (25.00%) Defect Management
7 5 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (25.00%) Test Planning
7 5 (25.00%) HP UFT
8 4 (20.00%) Configuration Management
8 4 (20.00%) Scrum
8 4 (20.00%) Java
8 4 (20.00%) Statistics
8 4 (20.00%) Project Planning
8 4 (20.00%) SpecFlow
8 4 (20.00%) Gherkin
8 4 (20.00%) BDD

Test Automation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reigate 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 (5.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) HP UFT
2 4 (20.00%) SpecFlow
3 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (10.00%) JIRA
4 2 (10.00%) Subversion
4 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
5 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 13 (65.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Analyst
2 7 (35.00%) Consultant
3 6 (30.00%) Test Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Pensions Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Java Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Lead Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Lead Java Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Software Test Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Software Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Software Test Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Systems Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Leader
6 1 (5.00%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Test Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) Gherkin
2 3 (15.00%) J2EE
2 3 (15.00%) Spring
2 3 (15.00%) Spring Boot
3 2 (10.00%) Java EE
3 2 (10.00%) Spring Cloud
4 1 (5.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) Unix
2 2 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (40.00%) Data Migration
2 8 (40.00%) Migration
2 8 (40.00%) OO
3 7 (35.00%) Software Testing
4 6 (30.00%) Issue Tracking
4 6 (30.00%) System Testing
4 6 (30.00%) Test Strategy
4 6 (30.00%) Unit Testing
4 6 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (25.00%) Defect Management
5 5 (25.00%) Test Planning
6 4 (20.00%) BDD
6 4 (20.00%) Configuration Management
6 4 (20.00%) Project Planning
6 4 (20.00%) Scrum
6 4 (20.00%) Statistics
7 3 (15.00%) Coaching
7 3 (15.00%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) SQL
2 8 (40.00%) Python
3 4 (20.00%) Java
4 2 (10.00%) C#
5 1 (5.00%) Perl
5 1 (5.00%) PHP
5 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) ISTQB
2 6 (30.00%) ISEB
3 2 (10.00%) Degree
3 2 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (30.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) HP
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle