The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation 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 Test Automation over the 3 months to 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank - - 40
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton - - 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £39.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-13.46% +4.00%
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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
166 120 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 69.46% 68.97% 79.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 53 123
Average daily rate £350 £400 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 2 2
Average hourly rate £19.91 £26.25 £22.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.15% +14.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Automation across the Brighton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

Test Automation
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

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

Test Automation Daily Rate Trend in Brighton