The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automated Testing
East Sussex / Brighton
Rank 23 - 39
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 2 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 1.50% - 1.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.90% - 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 5
Median daily rate £320 - £290
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £56.88 £44.75 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+27.10% +35.60%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Brighton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
105 112 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 78.95% 69.14% 86.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 84 128
Median daily rate £394 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £201 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 15
Median hourly rate £42.00 £39.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +73.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £39.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.00 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +40.35%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Brighton region citing Automated Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

Automated Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Automated Testing across the Brighton region.

Automated Testing Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Automated Testing 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 Brighton region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 8 (66.67%) .NET
1 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
1 8 (66.67%) C#
1 8 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 7 (58.33%) SOA
3 2 (16.67%) Python
3 2 (16.67%) Mobile Games
3 2 (16.67%) Games
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (16.67%) Online Games
4 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Security Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Test Management
4 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
4 1 (8.33%) Android
4 1 (8.33%) iPhone
4 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
4 1 (8.33%) Automation Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Android Development
4 1 (8.33%) iOS Development
4 1 (8.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 1 (8.33%) SDLC
4 1 (8.33%) Django
4 1 (8.33%) Matrix Management

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (16.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Analyst
1 8 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 7 (58.33%) Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Python Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Automation Test Lead
4 1 (8.33%) Test Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) .NET
2 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (8.33%) Django
3 1 (8.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Mobile Games
1 2 (16.67%) Online Games
2 1 (8.33%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 7 (58.33%) SOA
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (8.33%) Android Development
4 1 (8.33%) Automation Testing
4 1 (8.33%) iOS Development
4 1 (8.33%) Matrix Management
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) SDLC
4 1 (8.33%) Security Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
4 1 (8.33%) Test Management
4 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
4 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) C#
2 7 (58.33%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) Python
4 1 (8.33%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) ISO 9000