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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank - 34 33
Contract jobs citing Automation Testing 0 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex - 2.79% 1.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 3.30% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 5
Median daily rate - £300 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £170.00 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year
+300.00% -
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
288 273 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 80.90% 84.52% 71.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 164 120
Median daily rate £363 £400 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +15.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 23
Median hourly rate £18.43 £33.25 £20.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.57% +66.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.31 £15.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £35.00 £142.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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

Automation Testing
Top 12 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Automation Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East Sussex region with a requirement for Automation Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Tracking

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Tracking
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center