The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the East Sussex region that had Test Automation Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Test Engineer
Rank 31 41 30
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Test Automation Engineer 13 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 4.17% 1.22% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.30% 1.26% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Median daily rate £350 - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.50 -
Test Automation Engineer
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
302 317 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 96.79% 96.35% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 195 147
Median daily rate £375 £320 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £116
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 18 21
Median hourly rate £15.50 £15.75 £15.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.58% -0.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.32 £13.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.81 £35.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

Test Automation Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

The demand trend of IT contracts across the East Sussex region that featured Test Automation Engineer in the job title.

Test Automation Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

Test Automation Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Test Automation Engineer Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

Test Automation Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in East Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Automation Engineer across the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

Test Automation Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in East Sussex

Test Automation Engineer
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation Engineer within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brighton +6 8 £500 -
Test Automation Engineer
South East

Test Automation Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, Test Automation Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East Sussex region featuring Test Automation Engineer in the job title.

1 12 (85.71%) User Stories
2 8 (57.14%) ASP.NET
2 8 (57.14%) C#
2 8 (57.14%) .NET
3 7 (50.00%) Code Coverage
3 7 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 7 (50.00%) Web Development
3 7 (50.00%) Selenium
4 6 (42.86%) QA
4 6 (42.86%) Test Automation
4 6 (42.86%) REST
4 6 (42.86%) WebDriver
4 6 (42.86%) Cucumber
4 6 (42.86%) BDD
4 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (42.86%) TDD
4 6 (42.86%) Regression Testing
4 6 (42.86%) Finance
4 6 (42.86%) Java
5 5 (35.71%) Ant
5 5 (35.71%) JUnit
5 5 (35.71%) IIS
5 5 (35.71%) WebSphere MQ
5 5 (35.71%) Web Services
5 5 (35.71%) JMS
5 5 (35.71%) ISEB
5 5 (35.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (35.71%) Hibernate
5 5 (35.71%) JMeter
5 5 (35.71%) Spring

Test Automation Engineer Skill Set
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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (35.71%) Confluence
1 5 (35.71%) IIS
2 1 (7.14%) Node.js
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Selenium
2 6 (42.86%) Cucumber
2 6 (42.86%) WebDriver
3 5 (35.71%) Ant
3 5 (35.71%) Gradle
3 5 (35.71%) Hudson
3 5 (35.71%) Jenkins
3 5 (35.71%) JIRA
3 5 (35.71%) JMeter
3 5 (35.71%) jMock
3 5 (35.71%) JUnit
3 5 (35.71%) Maven
3 5 (35.71%) SoapUI
4 1 (7.14%) Jasmine
4 1 (7.14%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) .NET
1 8 (57.14%) ASP.NET
2 6 (42.86%) REST
3 5 (35.71%) Ajax
3 5 (35.71%) Hibernate
3 5 (35.71%) Java EE
3 5 (35.71%) JMS
3 5 (35.71%) Spring
3 5 (35.71%) Web Services
3 5 (35.71%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (7.14%) HTML
4 1 (7.14%) HTML5
4 1 (7.14%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Computer Science
1 5 (35.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) User Stories
2 7 (50.00%) Code Coverage
2 7 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (50.00%) Web Development
3 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (42.86%) BDD
3 6 (42.86%) Regression Testing
3 6 (42.86%) TDD
3 6 (42.86%) Test Automation
4 5 (35.71%) Compatibility Testing
4 5 (35.71%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (35.71%) Domain-Driven Design
4 5 (35.71%) Functional Testing
4 5 (35.71%) Integration Testing
4 5 (35.71%) Performance Testing
4 5 (35.71%) QA Automation
4 5 (35.71%) System Integration Testing
4 5 (35.71%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) C#
2 6 (42.86%) Java
3 5 (35.71%) Groovy
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Degree
1 5 (35.71%) ISEB
1 5 (35.71%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) QA
2 1 (7.14%) SDET
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Atlassian
1 5 (35.71%) Rally