Period
to 23 November 2017

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 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 > Staines
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 - 37
Rank change year-on-year - +37 -1
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 14 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staines 5.22% - 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.81% - 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Staines median daily rate £475 - -
Surrey median daily rate £450 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Staines median hourly rate - - £45.00
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 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 241 278 247
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staines 89.93% 93.92% 88.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 102 51
Staines median daily rate £475 £444 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.04% +1.43% +16.67%
10th Percentile £340 £263 £281
90th Percentile £573 £575 £563
Surrey median daily rate £450 £425 £403
% change year-on-year +5.88% +5.59% +7.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 6
Staines median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% -14.14%
10th Percentile £18.50 £35.50 £13.13
90th Percentile £47.50 £49.00 £48.13
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 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 23 November 2017.

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 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 Staines region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 11 (78.57%) JavaScript
2 9 (64.29%) HTML
2 9 (64.29%) CSS
3 8 (57.14%) ES6
4 7 (50.00%) React
4 7 (50.00%) Ember.js
4 7 (50.00%) Node.js
4 7 (50.00%) Scrum
4 7 (50.00%) Front End Development
5 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (42.86%) AngularJS
6 5 (35.71%) User Stories
6 5 (35.71%) User Experience
7 4 (28.57%) Collaborative Working
8 3 (21.43%) React Native
8 3 (21.43%) Analytics
8 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
9 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
9 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (14.29%) Defect Management
9 2 (14.29%) Appium
9 2 (14.29%) TDD
9 2 (14.29%) Refactoring
9 2 (14.29%) QA
9 2 (14.29%) HP
9 2 (14.29%) Java
9 2 (14.29%) HP UFT
9 2 (14.29%) LoadRunner

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 1 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Sauce Labs
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Appium
1 2 (14.29%) HP UFT
1 2 (14.29%) LoadRunner
2 1 (7.14%) Mocha
2 1 (7.14%) Selenium
2 1 (7.14%) SoapUI
2 1 (7.14%) SpecFlow
2 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.14%) WebDriver
2 1 (7.14%) XMLSpy
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Developer
2 7 (50.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 6 (42.86%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (14.29%) Angular Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
4 2 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Applications Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) HTML CSS Developer
5 1 (7.14%) HTML Developer
5 1 (7.14%) QA Automation Tester
5 1 (7.14%) QA Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Test Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) CSS
1 9 (64.29%) HTML
2 7 (50.00%) Ember.js
2 7 (50.00%) Node.js
2 7 (50.00%) React
3 6 (42.86%) AngularJS
4 3 (21.43%) React Native
5 1 (7.14%) Aurelia
5 1 (7.14%) Chai
5 1 (7.14%) Middleware
5 1 (7.14%) Redux
5 1 (7.14%) RESTful
5 1 (7.14%) SOAP
5 1 (7.14%) Web Services
5 1 (7.14%) WebdriverIO
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) User Experience
2 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
3 1 (7.14%) Cloud Native
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Front End Development
1 7 (50.00%) Scrum
2 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (35.71%) User Stories
4 4 (28.57%) Collaborative Working
5 3 (21.43%) Analytics
5 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement Process
6 2 (14.29%) Defect Management
6 2 (14.29%) Refactoring
6 2 (14.29%) TDD
6 2 (14.29%) V-Model
6 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
7 1 (7.14%) Acceptance Criteria
7 1 (7.14%) BDD
7 1 (7.14%) Coaching
7 1 (7.14%) QA Automation
7 1 (7.14%) Smoke Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) JavaScript
2 8 (57.14%) ES6
3 2 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (7.14%) C#
4 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) ISEB
1 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft