Period
to 23 June 2018

The median contractor rate for an Automation Test Analyst was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 23 June 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Test Automation Analyst
South East > Surrey
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 148 120 139
Rank change year-on-year -28 +19 -2
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Test Analyst 15 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.48% 0.55% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.58% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 4
Surrey median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +16.67%
10th Percentile £317 £323 £318
90th Percentile £438 £470 £433
South East median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -6.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Surrey median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Surrey
Contract vacancies in Surrey with a recognized job title 2,950 2,243 2,452
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.67% 94.48% 95.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,035 1,507 1,601
Surrey median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £289 £260 £250
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 69 164
Surrey median hourly rate £22.50 £19.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -15.22% +29.58%
10th Percentile £11.17 £12.70 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.13 £47.50 £51.00
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +2.86% -12.50% +16.14%

Automation Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

Job postings that featured Automation Test Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Surrey.

Job vacancy trend for Automation Test Analyst in Surrey

Automation Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Automation Test Analyst in Surrey

Automation Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Automation Test Analyst in Surrey over the 6 months to 23 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Automation Test Analyst in Surrey

Automation Test Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Test Analyst within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 23 June 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reigate -25 6 £400 +6.67%
Guildford -11 1 £413 -21.43%
Leatherhead - 1 - -
Sunbury-on-Thames - 1 £325 -
Epsom - 1 £230 -
Automation Test Analyst
South East

Automation Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 23 June 2018, Automation Test Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Surrey region featuring Automation Test Analyst in the job title.

1 15 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 12 (80.00%) Selenium
3 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (60.00%) Scrum
4 9 (60.00%) C#
4 9 (60.00%) Test Scripting
5 8 (53.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (53.33%) Visual Studio
5 8 (53.33%) Finance
5 8 (53.33%) Test Strategy
5 8 (53.33%) Acceptance Criteria
6 7 (46.67%) HP
6 7 (46.67%) TDD
6 7 (46.67%) SQL
6 7 (46.67%) Performance Testing
7 6 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
7 6 (40.00%) WebDriver
7 6 (40.00%) TeamCity
7 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
7 6 (40.00%) E-Commerce
7 6 (40.00%) Banking
7 6 (40.00%) Software Engineering
7 6 (40.00%) ISTQB
7 6 (40.00%) Regression Testing
7 6 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (40.00%) Protractor
8 5 (33.33%) SpecFlow
9 4 (26.67%) BDD
10 3 (20.00%) AngularJS

Automation Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 2 (13.33%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (80.00%) Selenium
2 8 (53.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (53.33%) Visual Studio
3 6 (40.00%) Protractor
3 6 (40.00%) TeamCity
3 6 (40.00%) WebDriver
4 5 (33.33%) SpecFlow
5 2 (13.33%) Cucumber
5 2 (13.33%) JIRA
5 2 (13.33%) SoapUI
6 1 (6.67%) Eclipse
6 1 (6.67%) TestNG
General
1 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 6 (40.00%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) .NET
1 3 (20.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (20.00%) Web Services
2 2 (13.33%) Gherkin
2 2 (13.33%) Middleware
2 2 (13.33%) XML
3 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (6.67%) REST
3 1 (6.67%) SOAP
3 1 (6.67%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Unix
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (60.00%) Scrum
3 9 (60.00%) Test Scripting
4 8 (53.33%) Acceptance Criteria
4 8 (53.33%) Test Strategy
5 7 (46.67%) Performance Testing
5 7 (46.67%) TDD
6 6 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (40.00%) E-Commerce
6 6 (40.00%) Regression Testing
6 6 (40.00%) Software Engineering
7 4 (26.67%) BDD
8 3 (20.00%) Manual Testing
9 2 (13.33%) Black-Box Testing
9 2 (13.33%) Functional Testing
9 2 (13.33%) Non-Functional Testing
9 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (13.33%) System Testing
9 2 (13.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) C#
2 7 (46.67%) SQL
3 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (13.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) ISTQB
1 6 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (6.67%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) HP
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle