Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 28 30
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2 +10
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 19 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staines 5.12% 3.06% 2.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.23% 3.43% 2.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 0
Staines median daily rate £425 £368 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.65% - -
Surrey median daily rate £475 £385 £400
% change year-on-year +23.38% -3.75% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Staines median hourly rate - - £46.25
Surrey median hourly rate £58.50 - £46.25

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 305 204 165
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staines 82.21% 89.08% 88.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 65 39
Staines median daily rate £475 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -11.11% +9.76%
10th Percentile £316 £256 £184
90th Percentile £575 £538 £605
Surrey median daily rate £475 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +11.76% - +9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 1 5
Staines median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% -
10th Percentile £18.50 £37.50 £38.00
90th Percentile £51.00 £42.50 £48.75
Surrey median hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +60.00% -41.18% -

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 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 22 February 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 11 (57.89%) JavaScript
2 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (47.37%) HTML
3 9 (47.37%) CSS
4 6 (31.58%) Scrum
5 5 (26.32%) TDD
5 5 (26.32%) AngularJS
5 5 (26.32%) React
5 5 (26.32%) Front End Development
6 4 (21.05%) Appium
6 4 (21.05%) React Native
6 4 (21.05%) Defect Management
6 4 (21.05%) ES6
6 4 (21.05%) Continuous Improvement Process
6 4 (21.05%) Sauce Labs
6 4 (21.05%) QA
6 4 (21.05%) HP
6 4 (21.05%) HP UFT
6 4 (21.05%) LoadRunner
6 4 (21.05%) JIRA
6 4 (21.05%) Unit Testing
6 4 (21.05%) V-Model
6 4 (21.05%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (21.05%) Mocha
6 4 (21.05%) BDD
6 4 (21.05%) Waterfall
6 4 (21.05%) REST
6 4 (21.05%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (15.79%) Jasmine
7 3 (15.79%) Node.js

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (15.79%) Confluence
2 1 (5.26%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Sauce Labs
2 3 (15.79%) npm
2 3 (15.79%) Yarn
3 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (10.53%) GitHub
4 1 (5.26%) Heroku
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Appium
1 4 (21.05%) HP UFT
1 4 (21.05%) JIRA
1 4 (21.05%) LoadRunner
1 4 (21.05%) Mocha
2 3 (15.79%) Bower
2 3 (15.79%) Grunt
2 3 (15.79%) Jasmine
2 3 (15.79%) Karma Test Runner
3 2 (10.53%) Artifactory
3 2 (10.53%) Bitbucket
3 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
3 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
3 2 (10.53%) Selenium
3 2 (10.53%) WebDriver
4 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
4 1 (5.26%) Gatling
4 1 (5.26%) SoapUI
4 1 (5.26%) SpecFlow
4 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Developer
2 7 (36.84%) JavaScript Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Tester
4 4 (21.05%) Automation Tester
5 3 (15.79%) Applications Tester
5 3 (15.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (15.79%) Mobile Tester
6 1 (5.26%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Agile Tester
6 1 (5.26%) Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Angular Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) HTML CSS Developer
6 1 (5.26%) HTML Developer
6 1 (5.26%) QA Automation Tester
6 1 (5.26%) QA Tester
6 1 (5.26%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Test Automation Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (47.37%) CSS
1 9 (47.37%) HTML
2 5 (26.32%) AngularJS
2 5 (26.32%) React
3 4 (21.05%) React Native
3 4 (21.05%) REST
4 3 (15.79%) Jest
4 3 (15.79%) LESS
4 3 (15.79%) Node.js
4 3 (15.79%) Sass
4 3 (15.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (10.53%) Ember.js
5 2 (10.53%) MCollective
5 2 (10.53%) YAML
6 1 (5.26%) Aurelia
6 1 (5.26%) Chai
6 1 (5.26%) RESTful
6 1 (5.26%) SOAP
6 1 (5.26%) Web Services
6 1 (5.26%) WebdriverIO
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (15.79%) Mobile App
2 2 (10.53%) User Experience
3 1 (5.26%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) CentOS
1 2 (10.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (31.58%) Scrum
3 5 (26.32%) Front End Development
3 5 (26.32%) TDD
4 4 (21.05%) BDD
4 4 (21.05%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (21.05%) Continuous Improvement Process
4 4 (21.05%) Defect Management
4 4 (21.05%) Unit Testing
4 4 (21.05%) V-Model
4 4 (21.05%) Waterfall
5 3 (15.79%) Analytics
5 3 (15.79%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
5 3 (15.79%) Open Source
5 3 (15.79%) QA Automation
6 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
6 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (10.53%) DevOps
6 2 (10.53%) Server Hardening
6 2 (10.53%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) JavaScript
2 4 (21.05%) ES6
3 3 (15.79%) TypeScript
4 2 (10.53%) Perl
4 2 (10.53%) Python
4 2 (10.53%) Ruby
5 1 (5.26%) C#
5 1 (5.26%) Java
5 1 (5.26%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (10.53%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) HP
2 1 (5.26%) Atlassian
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft