Period
to 12 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staines 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 12 December 2018 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 > Staines
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 25 40
Rank change year-on-year +3 +15 -4
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 21 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staines 5.74% 4.66% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.38% 5.28% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 1
Staines median daily rate £481 £475 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.32% +31.94% -
10th Percentile £413 £401 £355
90th Percentile £596 £525 £365
Surrey median daily rate £488 £475 £375
% change year-on-year +2.63% +26.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Staines median hourly rate - - -
Surrey median hourly rate £40.00 £50.50 -
% change year-on-year -20.79% - -

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 Staines with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Staines
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 329 246 258
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staines 89.89% 88.17% 93.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 128 95
Staines median daily rate £481 £475 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.32% +10.47% -2.82%
10th Percentile £309 £340 £256
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
Surrey median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 3
Staines median hourly rate £47.50 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -11.11%
10th Percentile £37.25 £18.50 £35.50
90th Percentile £51.75 £47.50 £49.00
Surrey median hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £27.25
% change year-on-year +60.00% -8.26% -9.17%

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Staines

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation in Staines

Test Automation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staines

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Automation in Staines

Test Automation
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Staines

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Test Automation in Staines over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Test Automation in Staines

Test Automation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staines

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Test Automation in Staines

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Test Automation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Staines region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 17 (80.95%) JavaScript
2 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (47.62%) CSS
3 10 (47.62%) HTML
4 9 (42.86%) Ember.js
4 9 (42.86%) ES6
5 8 (38.10%) Cucumber
5 8 (38.10%) BDD
6 7 (33.33%) Front End Development
6 7 (33.33%) Scrum
6 7 (33.33%) QA
7 5 (23.81%) Manual Testing
7 5 (23.81%) Java
7 5 (23.81%) QA Automation
7 5 (23.81%) Presales
7 5 (23.81%) Node.js
7 5 (23.81%) Appium
8 3 (14.29%) TDD
8 3 (14.29%) Analytics
9 2 (9.52%) Coaching
9 2 (9.52%) Chai
9 2 (9.52%) Protractor
9 2 (9.52%) Acceptance Criteria
9 2 (9.52%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
9 2 (9.52%) Iteration Planning
9 2 (9.52%) Web Services
9 2 (9.52%) Security Testing
9 2 (9.52%) OWASP
9 2 (9.52%) Mocha
9 2 (9.52%) RESTful

Test Automation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staines 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:

Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) Cucumber
2 5 (23.81%) Appium
3 2 (9.52%) Mocha
3 2 (9.52%) Protractor
4 1 (4.76%) Ranorex
4 1 (4.76%) Selenium
4 1 (4.76%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
1 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Developer
2 7 (33.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 5 (23.81%) Automation Consultant
3 5 (23.81%) Consultant
4 4 (19.05%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Test Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Agile Test Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) QA Tester
6 2 (9.52%) Senior QA Tester
6 2 (9.52%) Senior Tester
6 2 (9.52%) Tester
7 1 (4.76%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Developer in Test
7 1 (4.76%) React Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (47.62%) CSS
1 10 (47.62%) HTML
2 9 (42.86%) Ember.js
3 5 (23.81%) Node.js
4 2 (9.52%) Chai
4 2 (9.52%) RESTful
4 2 (9.52%) Web Services
5 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
5 1 (4.76%) CSS3
5 1 (4.76%) HTML5
5 1 (4.76%) JSON
5 1 (4.76%) PhoneGap
5 1 (4.76%) React
5 1 (4.76%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.76%) EPoS
1 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
1 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (38.10%) BDD
3 7 (33.33%) Front End Development
3 7 (33.33%) Scrum
4 5 (23.81%) Manual Testing
4 5 (23.81%) Presales
4 5 (23.81%) QA Automation
5 3 (14.29%) Analytics
5 3 (14.29%) TDD
6 2 (9.52%) Acceptance Criteria
6 2 (9.52%) Coaching
6 2 (9.52%) Iteration Planning
6 2 (9.52%) OWASP
6 2 (9.52%) Security Testing
6 2 (9.52%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
7 1 (4.76%) Analytical Thinking
7 1 (4.76%) API Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Kanban
7 1 (4.76%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (4.76%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 17 (80.95%) JavaScript
2 9 (42.86%) ES6
3 5 (23.81%) Java
4 1 (4.76%) C#
4 1 (4.76%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (33.33%) QA