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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation
East Sussex / Brighton
Rank 24 27 46
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +19
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 1.48% 0.65% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.87% 0.93% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £450 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £375 £358
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +4.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £50.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +33.33%

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
107 107 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 79.26% 69.93% 87.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 81 129
Median daily rate £394 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 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%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Brighton region citing Test Automation as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (25.00%) JSON
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) XHTML
3 1 (25.00%) ISO 9000
3 1 (25.00%) HTTP
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) ISEB
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Matrix Management
3 1 (25.00%) Use Case
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Web Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Management
3 1 (25.00%) Android
3 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server

Test Automation
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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) Appium
2 1 (25.00%) Calabash
2 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Java Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Junior
2 1 (25.00%) Junior Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Junior Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Software Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Software Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Ajax
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) Gherkin
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) JSON
1 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (25.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Android
1 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Matrix Management
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Management
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Use Case
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) Ruby
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) ISO 9000
2 1 (25.00%) SDET
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft