The table below looks at the statistics for the Automation Tester role 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 Automation Tester in their job title 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
Automation Tester
Rank - - 38
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Tester 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex - - 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £351
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.08% +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £170.00 - -
Automation Tester
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the East Sussex 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
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
237 334 293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 99.58% 95.98% 95.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 182 154
Average daily rate £338 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 32 24
Average hourly rate £18.50 £25.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.00% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.38 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.00 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Automation Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Automation Tester in the job title across the East Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Automation Tester Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

Automation Tester
Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Automation Tester Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex