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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automation Testing over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank - 28 26
Contract jobs citing Automation Testing 0 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton - 4.29% 2.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 4.97% 3.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 5
Average daily rate - £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £170.00 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year
+300.00% -
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
190 181 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 79.17% 86.19% 75.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 114 80
Average daily rate £375 £400 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £488 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 16
Average hourly rate £13.00 £25.25 £19.31
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.51% +30.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.31 £14.44 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £35.00 £142.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Automation Testing across the Brighton region as a proportion of the total demand within 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