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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 39 35 42
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 10 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 2.43% 0.74% 2.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.28% 1.04% 3.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 6
Average daily rate
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£240 £400 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -10.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £400 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £400 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.55% -3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £80.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+128.57% -12.50%
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
305 192 287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 74.03% 71.11% 74.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 105 166
Average daily rate £350 £375 £391
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -4.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 6 16
Average hourly rate £19.91 £15.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.45% -8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.93 £12.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £37.75 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in East Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Automated Testing Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
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Live
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Brighton -7 8 £240 -
Automated Testing
South East

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) C++
3 3 (30.00%) Selenium
4 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Finance
4 2 (20.00%) Scrum
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (20.00%) LoadRunner
4 2 (20.00%) HP
4 2 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) VBScript
4 2 (20.00%) VB
4 2 (20.00%) C#
5 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
5 1 (10.00%) HTML5
5 1 (10.00%) CSS3
5 1 (10.00%) Automation Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Selenium IDE
5 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (10.00%) .NET
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
5 1 (10.00%) CSS
5 1 (10.00%) JSP
5 1 (10.00%) ISEB
5 1 (10.00%) HTML
5 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
5 1 (10.00%) QA

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Selenium
2 2 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (20.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (10.00%) Selenium IDE
3 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Software Development Engineer
1 5 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 5 (50.00%) Development Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Automation Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Automated Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) QA Tester
4 1 (10.00%) QA Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) QA Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) CSS
1 1 (10.00%) JSP
1 1 (10.00%) jQuery
1 1 (10.00%) HTML5
1 1 (10.00%) CSS3
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Scrum
1 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Kanban
2 1 (10.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) VBScript
2 2 (20.00%) VB
2 2 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB
1 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) HP