The table below looks at the statistics for the Automation Tester role in IT contracts advertised for the Crawley region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automation Tester in their job title 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 Tester
Rank 32 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Tester 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 0.89% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £369 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £170.00 - -
Automation Tester
West Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Crawley region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Crawley
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
221 131 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 98.66% 94.93% 96.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 91 75
Average daily rate £410 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.10% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £265 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 9
Average hourly rate £43.00 £15.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+177.41% -48.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.59 £14.50 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.40 £48.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Automation Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Crawley region that cited Automation Tester in their job title 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 with Automation Tester in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) JUnit
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (100.00%) ETL
1 2 (100.00%) Star Schema
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Requirements Management
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (100.00%) PyUnit
1 2 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (100.00%) RSpec
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Hive
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Pig
1 2 (100.00%) Sqoop
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) Oozie
1 2 (100.00%) HDFS
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Big Data
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL

Automation Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Crawley region that cited Automation Tester in their job title 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 with Automation Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Pig
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Spark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Hive
1 2 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (100.00%) Sqoop
1 2 (100.00%) Star Schema
2 1 (50.00%) Big Data
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) JUnit
1 2 (100.00%) PyUnit
1 2 (100.00%) RSpec
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) ETL
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Requirements Management
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Oozie