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 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 - 23
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 13 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staines 13.27% - 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.98% - 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Median daily rate £469 - £245
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -1.31% +8.57%  

Test Automation is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Staines with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Staines
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 93 152 119
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Staines 94.90% 98.70% 79.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 45 22
Median daily rate £475 £500 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £298 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £613 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 4
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +146.15%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Staines

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staines citing Test Automation as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 25 June 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 16 (84.21%) JavaScript
2 12 (63.16%) Front End Development
3 11 (57.89%) ES6
4 10 (52.63%) Ember.js
4 10 (52.63%) HTML
4 10 (52.63%) CSS
4 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (42.11%) React
6 7 (36.84%) Mobile App
6 7 (36.84%) Analytics
6 7 (36.84%) Node.js
6 7 (36.84%) TDD
7 6 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (31.58%) Kanban
7 6 (31.58%) React Native
7 6 (31.58%) Redux
8 5 (26.32%) Time Management
8 5 (26.32%) AngularJS
8 5 (26.32%) Refactoring
8 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
9 4 (21.05%) Scrum
10 3 (15.79%) BDD
10 3 (15.79%) Java
11 2 (10.53%) User Stories
11 2 (10.53%) User Experience
11 2 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery
12 1 (5.26%) webpack
12 1 (5.26%) gulp
12 1 (5.26%) Grunt
12 1 (5.26%) DevOps

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 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Grunt
1 1 (5.26%) gulp
1 1 (5.26%) Jasmine
1 1 (5.26%) Mocha
1 1 (5.26%) QUnit
1 1 (5.26%) Selenium
1 1 (5.26%) SoapUI
1 1 (5.26%) SpecFlow
1 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (5.26%) webpack
1 1 (5.26%) XMLSpy
Job Titles
1 17 (89.47%) Developer
2 8 (42.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 5 (26.32%) JavaScript Developer
4 4 (21.05%) Senior Developer
4 4 (21.05%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Angular Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Java Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
6 2 (10.53%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Agile Test Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Applications Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Software Test Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Test Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (52.63%) CSS
1 10 (52.63%) Ember.js
1 10 (52.63%) HTML
2 8 (42.11%) React
3 7 (36.84%) Node.js
4 6 (31.58%) React Native
4 6 (31.58%) Redux
5 5 (26.32%) AngularJS
6 1 (5.26%) Chai
6 1 (5.26%) CSS3
6 1 (5.26%) Middleware
6 1 (5.26%) RxJS
6 1 (5.26%) SOAP
6 1 (5.26%) Spring
6 1 (5.26%) Spring Cloud
6 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Mobile App
2 2 (10.53%) User Experience
3 1 (5.26%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Front End Development
2 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (36.84%) Analytics
3 7 (36.84%) TDD
4 6 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (31.58%) Kanban
5 5 (26.32%) Refactoring
5 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
5 5 (26.32%) Time Management
6 4 (21.05%) Scrum
7 3 (15.79%) BDD
8 2 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (10.53%) User Stories
9 1 (5.26%) Coaching
9 1 (5.26%) DevOps
9 1 (5.26%) Integration Testing
9 1 (5.26%) Manual Testing
9 1 (5.26%) Microservices
9 1 (5.26%) Open Source
9 1 (5.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (84.21%) JavaScript
2 11 (57.89%) ES6
3 3 (15.79%) Java
4 1 (5.26%) C#
4 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) ISEB
1 1 (5.26%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
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