The median contractor rate for a Test Automation Developer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

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.

Automation Test Developer
South East / Surrey
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 97 95
Contract jobs requiring a Test Automation Developer 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey - 0.15% 0.071%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.15% 0.075%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +19.23%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £313
% change year-on-year +5.96% +20.80%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - £38.75

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1230 1306 1336
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 93.47% 96.10% 95.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 804 862 728
Median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £550 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 94 63
Median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £18.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.77% +19.04%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.43 £11.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.28 £16.70
% change year-on-year -4.24% +9.43%  

Test Automation Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey that featured Test Automation Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation Developer in Surrey

Test Automation Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Automation Developer in Surrey

Test Automation Developer Skill Set
Top 15 Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 23 April 2017, Test Automation Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Surrey region featuring Test Automation Developer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (100.00%) Big Data
1 2 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (100.00%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (100.00%) Oozie
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Spark
1 2 (100.00%) Angular 2

Test Automation Developer 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 (100.00%) Apache Spark
1 2 (100.00%) Elasticsearch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Big Data
1 2 (100.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Angular 2
1 2 (100.00%) AngularJS
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Oozie