Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 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
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 14 36
Rank change year-on-year -1 +22 -2
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 38 21 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staines 9.72% 8.97% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.62% 10.19% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 8 0
Staines median daily rate £494 £469 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.33% - -
Surrey median daily rate £475 £375 £425
% change year-on-year +26.67% -11.76% +12.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Staines median hourly rate - - £45.00
Surrey median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +2.56% -13.33% +233.33%

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 327 206 202
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staines 83.63% 88.03% 91.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 72 65
Staines median daily rate £488 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% -5.00% +26.98%
10th Percentile £277 £363 £209
90th Percentile £600 £599 £600
Surrey median daily rate £475 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +11.76% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 4
Staines median hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -29.41% +161.54%
10th Percentile £39.50 £16.25 £35.75
90th Percentile £64.50 £47.50 £47.50
Surrey median hourly rate £27.00 £25.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +5.88% -36.25% +12.68%

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 18 June 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 18 June 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 26 (68.42%) JavaScript
2 25 (65.79%) HTML
2 25 (65.79%) CSS
3 16 (42.11%) ES6
4 15 (39.47%) Ember.js
4 15 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (36.84%) TDD
6 9 (23.68%) Unit Testing
6 9 (23.68%) Front End Development
7 8 (21.05%) DevOps
7 8 (21.05%) React
7 8 (21.05%) JIRA
7 8 (21.05%) Python
8 7 (18.42%) Linux
8 7 (18.42%) Perl
8 7 (18.42%) Ruby
8 7 (18.42%) Configuration Management
8 7 (18.42%) YAML
8 7 (18.42%) CentOS
8 7 (18.42%) Open Source
8 7 (18.42%) Confluence
8 7 (18.42%) Puppet
8 7 (18.42%) Server Hardening
8 7 (18.42%) MCollective
8 7 (18.42%) Jenkins
8 7 (18.42%) Analytics
8 7 (18.42%) Mobile App
8 7 (18.42%) GitHub
9 6 (15.79%) Bitbucket
9 6 (15.79%) Artifactory

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 7 (18.42%) Confluence
2 1 (2.63%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.42%) GitHub
2 6 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (7.89%) npm
4 3 (7.89%) Yarn
5 2 (5.26%) Sauce Labs
6 1 (2.63%) Google Play
6 1 (2.63%) Heroku
6 1 (2.63%) TestFlight
Development Applications
1 8 (21.05%) JIRA
2 7 (18.42%) Jenkins
3 6 (15.79%) Artifactory
3 6 (15.79%) Bitbucket
3 6 (15.79%) Git (software)
4 3 (7.89%) Bower
4 3 (7.89%) Grunt
4 3 (7.89%) Jasmine
4 3 (7.89%) Karma Test Runner
4 3 (7.89%) Mocha
5 2 (5.26%) JMeter
5 2 (5.26%) Selenium
6 1 (2.63%) Appium
6 1 (2.63%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.63%) Gatling
6 1 (2.63%) HP UFT
6 1 (2.63%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.63%) SpecFlow
6 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.63%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 24 (63.16%) Developer
2 17 (44.74%) JavaScript Developer
3 9 (23.68%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 5 (13.16%) React Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Tester
6 2 (5.26%) Automation Tester
6 2 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Agile Test Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Agile Tester
7 1 (2.63%) Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Applications Tester
7 1 (2.63%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Mobile Tester
7 1 (2.63%) Software Test Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Test Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (65.79%) CSS
1 25 (65.79%) HTML
2 15 (39.47%) Ember.js
3 8 (21.05%) React
4 7 (18.42%) MCollective
4 7 (18.42%) YAML
5 6 (15.79%) React Native
6 5 (13.16%) CSS3
6 5 (13.16%) HTML5
6 5 (13.16%) RESTful
7 4 (10.53%) REST
8 3 (7.89%) AngularJS
8 3 (7.89%) Jest
8 3 (7.89%) LESS
8 3 (7.89%) Sass
8 3 (7.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (5.26%) Node.js
10 1 (2.63%) Middleware
10 1 (2.63%) SOAP
10 1 (2.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Mobile App
2 3 (7.89%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.42%) CentOS
1 7 (18.42%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (36.84%) TDD
3 9 (23.68%) Front End Development
3 9 (23.68%) Unit Testing
4 8 (21.05%) DevOps
5 7 (18.42%) Analytics
5 7 (18.42%) Configuration Management
5 7 (18.42%) Open Source
5 7 (18.42%) Server Hardening
6 6 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (15.79%) Integration Testing
6 6 (15.79%) Load Testing
6 6 (15.79%) System Testing
7 5 (13.16%) Mobile Application Development
7 5 (13.16%) Refactoring
8 4 (10.53%) BDD
9 3 (7.89%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
9 3 (7.89%) Web Development
10 2 (5.26%) Scrum
11 1 (2.63%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 26 (68.42%) JavaScript
2 16 (42.11%) ES6
3 8 (21.05%) Python
4 7 (18.42%) Perl
4 7 (18.42%) Ruby
5 3 (7.89%) TypeScript
6 1 (2.63%) C#
6 1 (2.63%) Java
6 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.63%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (18.42%) Puppet
2 1 (2.63%) Ansible
2 1 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (2.63%) Apple
1 1 (2.63%) Atlassian
1 1 (2.63%) Google
1 1 (2.63%) HP
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft