The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Crawley region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 20 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 9 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 5.08% 0.77% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.00% 0.96% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 0
Average daily rate £325 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.00% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.25 £33.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+40.15% -2.22%
Automated Testing
West 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 Crawley region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Crawley
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
150 104 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 84.75% 80.00% 73.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 61 48
Average daily rate £375 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £488 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 3
Average hourly rate £37.50 £42.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +5.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

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

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

Automated Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

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

Automated Testing Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Crawley region citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Automated Testing.

1 12 (80.00%) SQL
1 12 (80.00%) QA
1 12 (80.00%) Android
1 12 (80.00%) Apple iOS
1 12 (80.00%) Mobile App
1 12 (80.00%) Black-Box Testing
2 8 (53.33%) Mobile Application Development
2 8 (53.33%) Open Source
2 8 (53.33%) Regression Testing
2 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (46.67%) User Experience
4 6 (40.00%) Defect Tracking
5 5 (33.33%) Defect Management
5 5 (33.33%) Software Testing
5 5 (33.33%) Scrum
6 3 (20.00%) Security Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Selenium
7 2 (13.33%) Release Management
7 2 (13.33%) TeamCity
7 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (13.33%) RESTful
7 2 (13.33%) SoapUI
7 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (13.33%) GitHub
7 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (13.33%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (13.33%) MVC
7 2 (13.33%) SOAP
7 2 (13.33%) .NET
7 2 (13.33%) IIS

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Crawley region citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Automated Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Selenium
2 2 (13.33%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (13.33%) SoapUI
2 2 (13.33%) Subversion
2 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (13.33%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) QA Engineer
2 10 (66.67%) Applications Engineer
2 10 (66.67%) Applications Tester
2 10 (66.67%) Mobile Tester
2 10 (66.67%) QA Tester
2 10 (66.67%) Tester
3 9 (60.00%) iOS Tester
4 5 (33.33%) Android Engineer
4 5 (33.33%) QA Test Engineer
4 5 (33.33%) Test Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Team Leader
6 1 (6.67%) .NET Team Leader
6 1 (6.67%) Senior ASP Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior VB Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior VB6 Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Technical Leader
6 1 (6.67%) Technical Team Leader
6 1 (6.67%) VB Developer
6 1 (6.67%) VB6 Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Web Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
1 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 2 (13.33%) RESTful
1 2 (13.33%) SOAP
2 1 (6.67%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (80.00%) Mobile App
2 7 (46.67%) User Experience
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Android
1 12 (80.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Black-Box Testing
2 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (53.33%) Mobile Application Development
2 8 (53.33%) Open Source
2 8 (53.33%) Regression Testing
3 6 (40.00%) Defect Tracking
4 5 (33.33%) Defect Management
4 5 (33.33%) Scrum
4 5 (33.33%) Software Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Security Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (13.33%) MVC
6 2 (13.33%) Release Management
6 2 (13.33%) Web Development
7 1 (6.67%) Change Control
7 1 (6.67%) ITIL
7 1 (6.67%) ITIL V3
7 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
7 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) C#
3 1 (6.67%) VB
3 1 (6.67%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (80.00%) QA