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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 32 32 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 2.19% 0.47% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.21% 0.69% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £245 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.44% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £370
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -12.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -
Automated Testing
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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
156 144 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 68.42% 67.92% 77.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 62 101
Average daily rate £325 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 2
Average hourly rate £21.58 £15.00 £22.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.86% -34.49%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Automated Testing across the Brighton region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

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

Automated Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton region citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Automated Testing.

1 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) C++
3 3 (23.08%) Selenium
3 3 (23.08%) HTML
3 3 (23.08%) CSS
3 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
3 3 (23.08%) SQL
4 2 (15.38%) SOAP
4 2 (15.38%) Web Services
4 2 (15.38%) C#
4 2 (15.38%) TDD
4 2 (15.38%) Degree
4 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
4 2 (15.38%) Software Architecture
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (15.38%) BDD
4 2 (15.38%) RESTful
5 1 (7.69%) CSS3
5 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
5 1 (7.69%) Automation Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Manual Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Kanban
5 1 (7.69%) JPA
5 1 (7.69%) TestNG
5 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (7.69%) HTML5
5 1 (7.69%) WebDriver
5 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (7.69%) QA
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton region citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Automated Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Selenium
2 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.69%) TestNG
2 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.69%) WebDriver
2 1 (7.69%) JUnit
2 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.69%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (7.69%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Software Engineer
1 8 (61.54%) Software Development Engineer
1 8 (61.54%) Development Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Automated Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (7.69%) QA Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Test Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) QA Tester
4 1 (7.69%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) HTML
1 3 (23.08%) CSS
2 2 (15.38%) SOAP
2 2 (15.38%) Web Services
2 2 (15.38%) RESTful
3 1 (7.69%) CSS3
3 1 (7.69%) JPA
3 1 (7.69%) HTML5
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (7.69%) WCF
3 1 (7.69%) jQuery
3 1 (7.69%) Spring
3 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
3 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
3 1 (7.69%) .NET
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
3 1 (7.69%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) TDD
1 2 (15.38%) Software Architecture
1 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (15.38%) BDD
2 1 (7.69%) Automation Testing
2 1 (7.69%) Manual Testing
2 1 (7.69%) Kanban
2 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing
2 1 (7.69%) Test Management
2 1 (7.69%) MVC
2 1 (7.69%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) C++
2 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
2 3 (23.08%) SQL
3 2 (15.38%) C#
4 1 (7.69%) VBScript
4 1 (7.69%) VB
4 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) HP