Period
to 13 November 2018

The median contractor rate for a Test Automation Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Woking during the 6 months to 13 November 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.

Automation Test Engineer
Surrey > Woking
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 27 25
Rank change year-on-year +6 -2 -
Contract jobs requiring a Test Automation Engineer 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Woking 0.79% 1.33% 1.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 1.49% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Woking median daily rate - £363 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -0.68% -
Surrey median daily rate £475 £425 £365
% change year-on-year +11.76% +16.44% -8.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Woking median hourly rate - - -
Surrey median hourly rate £40.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Woking. 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
Woking
Contract vacancies in Woking with a recognized job title 114 134 103
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 90.48% 89.33% 90.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 91 69
Woking median daily rate £400 £365 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.59% -3.95% -5.00%
10th Percentile £170 £156 £310
90th Percentile £538 £488 £478
Surrey median daily rate £467 £438 £419
% change year-on-year +6.74% +4.54% +4.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 3
Woking median hourly rate £16.00 £10.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.00% -45.95% -50.67%
10th Percentile £14.76 £10.00 £17.75
90th Percentile £51.13 £10.00 £42.85
Surrey median hourly rate £37.50 £17.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year +120.59% -28.42% +31.94%

Test Automation Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Woking

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation Engineer in Woking

Test Automation Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Woking

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Automation Engineer in Woking

Test Automation Engineer Skill Set
Top 19 Co-occurring IT Skills in Woking

For the 6 months to 13 November 2018, Test Automation Engineer 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 Woking region featuring Test Automation Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Command Line

Test Automation Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Woking 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) HP