The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank - 44 -
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 0 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex - 1.72% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.12% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Average daily rate - £290 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £348
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.91%
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
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the East Sussex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
173 283 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 72.69% 81.32% 74.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 164 110
Average daily rate £345 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £188 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 18 18
Average hourly rate £39.00 £21.99 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.39% +62.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £18.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £34.00 £16.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

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

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

Automated Testing
Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Automated Testing Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

Automated Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Automated Testing across the East Sussex region.

Automated Testing Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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 4 (80.00%) C#
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) SOA
2 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (40.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) PHP
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) VBA
2 2 (40.00%) Subversion
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Embedded Linux
2 2 (40.00%) StarTeam
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) JIRA
2 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) Test Management
2 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) TeamCity
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (40.00%) DevOps

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
1 2 (40.00%) StarTeam
1 2 (40.00%) Subversion
1 2 (40.00%) TeamCity
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Software Support Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Support Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Informatica Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Data Structures
1 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Embedded Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (40.00%) DevOps
1 2 (40.00%) Issue Tracking
1 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (40.00%) SOA
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (40.00%) Test Management
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) ETL
2 1 (20.00%) High Availability
2 1 (20.00%) Refactoring
2 1 (20.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) PHP
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Informatica