Period
to 19 June 2018

The median contractor rate for an Automation Test Lead was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 19 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 Leader
South East > Surrey
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 131 140
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Test Lead 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey - 0.043% 0.040%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.045% 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Surrey median daily rate - £350 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -26.32% +31.03%
South East median daily rate £366 £313 £413
% change year-on-year +16.96% -24.24% +3.77%
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 2,901 2,213 2,412
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.74% 94.29% 95.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,999 1,479 1,573
Surrey median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £293 £260 £243
90th Percentile £599 £575 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £403 £400
% change year-on-year +5.59% +0.63% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 69 172
Surrey median hourly rate £22.50 £18.50 £26.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.62% -29.19% +47.18%
10th Percentile £11.17 £12.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.18 £47.50 £52.50
South East median hourly rate £18.11 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +3.49% -12.50% +17.65%

Automation Test Lead
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for Automation Test Lead in Surrey

Automation Test Lead
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Automation Test Lead in Surrey