The table below looks at the statistics for Automation 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 Automation Testing over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank - 40 35
Contract jobs citing Automation Testing 0 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton - 1.47% 1.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.77% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 5
Median daily rate - £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £331
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 -
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Automation Testing
East Sussex

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
158 226 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 83.16% 82.78% 79.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 174 104
Median daily rate £450 £410 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% +17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £288 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 29
Median hourly rate £22.59 £18.68 £15.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.93% +17.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.84 £17.88 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £21.15 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

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

Automation Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

Automation Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

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

Automation Testing Daily Rate Trend in Brighton