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 19 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automation Testing
East Sussex / Brighton
Rank 23 - 40
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Automation Testing 2 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 1.52% - 2.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.98% - 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 6
Median daily rate £525 - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £106.75 £32.25
% change year-on-year
- +231.00%

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
101 103 222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 76.52% 68.21% 86.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 76 128
Median daily rate £394 £353 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.70% -11.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £213 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £508 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 17
Median hourly rate £42.00 £39.00 £21.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +80.72%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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

Automation Testing
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Automation 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 Automation Testing.

1 4 (66.67%) C#
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 4 (66.67%) Selenium
1 4 (66.67%) BDD
1 4 (66.67%) SpecFlow
1 4 (66.67%) Protractor
2 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
2 1 (16.67%) SDLC
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) TDD
2 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing

Automation 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:

Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Protractor
1 4 (66.67%) Selenium
1 4 (66.67%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Tester
2 3 (50.00%) Automation Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Test Lead
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Developer in Test
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Test Leader
3 1 (16.67%) Test Manager
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) BDD
2 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
2 1 (16.67%) SDLC
2 1 (16.67%) TDD
2 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C#
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript