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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank - 41 40
Contract jobs citing Automation Testing 0 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex - 0.60% 2.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.78% 2.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 7
Median daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 -
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -
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
220 255 312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 82.40% 76.12% 76.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 190 184
Median daily rate £400 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £285 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 32
Median hourly rate £21.50 £18.68 £19.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.09% -6.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £11.31 £9.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.68 £40.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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