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 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank - 43 42
Contract jobs citing Automation Testing 0 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex - 1.31% 1.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.61% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 5
Median daily rate - £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 -
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
238 310 304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 84.10% 81.15% 77.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 239 168
Median daily rate £421 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.31% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 33
Median hourly rate £22.59 £18.68 £15.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.93% +18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.84 £17.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £21.15 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +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