The table below looks at the statistics for Automation Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Sussex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automation Testing over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank - 40 40
Contract jobs citing Automation Testing 0 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex - 1.65% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.95% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 3
Median daily rate - £300 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -17.80%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.25 -
% change year-on-year
-0.82% -
Automation 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
221 307 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 80.36% 84.34% 73.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 222 128
Median daily rate £413 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.25% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 25
Median hourly rate £21.36 £18.68 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.32% +18.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.63 £15.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £21.15 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +15.09%

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Sussex region citing Automation Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automation Testing Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

Automation Testing
Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Automation Testing Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex