The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation 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 Test Automation over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 40 45 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 0.35% 0.80% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.99% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £500 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.75 £31.44 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+16.88% -18.33%
Test Automation
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
238 304 310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 84.10% 80.64% 77.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 234 174
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 34
Median hourly rate £22.59 £18.68 £19.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.93% -6.17%
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 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

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

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

Test Automation
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 across the East Sussex region.

Test Automation Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

Test Automation
Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Test Automation Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

Test Automation
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 within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 28 August 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 +7 1 £500 +53.84% 1
Test Automation
South East

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 11 (91.67%) Cucumber
2 9 (75.00%) BDD
2 9 (75.00%) WebDriver
2 9 (75.00%) QA
2 9 (75.00%) Selenium
2 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (75.00%) TDD
2 9 (75.00%) Java
2 9 (75.00%) Finance
3 7 (58.33%) Hibernate
3 7 (58.33%) ISEB
3 7 (58.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 7 (58.33%) WebSphere MQ
3 7 (58.33%) Spring
3 7 (58.33%) Maven
3 7 (58.33%) Ajax
3 7 (58.33%) ISTQB
3 7 (58.33%) Java EE
3 7 (58.33%) Degree
3 7 (58.33%) JIRA
3 7 (58.33%) Computer Science
3 7 (58.33%) Regression Testing
3 7 (58.33%) JMeter
3 7 (58.33%) Web Services
3 7 (58.33%) JMS
3 7 (58.33%) Ant
3 7 (58.33%) JUnit
3 7 (58.33%) IIS
3 7 (58.33%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (58.33%) Groovy

Test Automation
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 7 (58.33%) Confluence
1 7 (58.33%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) RS-232
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 11 (91.67%) Cucumber
2 9 (75.00%) Selenium
2 9 (75.00%) WebDriver
3 7 (58.33%) Ant
3 7 (58.33%) Gradle
3 7 (58.33%) Hudson
3 7 (58.33%) Jenkins
3 7 (58.33%) JIRA
3 7 (58.33%) JMeter
3 7 (58.33%) jMock
3 7 (58.33%) JUnit
3 7 (58.33%) Maven
3 7 (58.33%) SoapUI
4 2 (16.67%) Protractor
General
1 9 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Electronics
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Developer
1 9 (75.00%) Developer in Test
1 9 (75.00%) Test Automation Developer
2 8 (66.67%) Test Engineer
3 7 (58.33%) Analyst
3 7 (58.33%) Analyst Developer
3 7 (58.33%) Automation Test Analyst
3 7 (58.33%) Java Analyst Developer
3 7 (58.33%) Java Developer
3 7 (58.33%) Java Engineer
3 7 (58.33%) Test Analyst
3 7 (58.33%) Test Automation Engineer
4 5 (41.67%) QA Analyst
4 5 (41.67%) QA Automation Analyst
4 5 (41.67%) QA Automation Engineer
4 5 (41.67%) QA Engineer
4 5 (41.67%) QA Test Analyst
4 5 (41.67%) QA Test Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) Angular Developer
5 2 (16.67%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) Ajax
1 7 (58.33%) Hibernate
1 7 (58.33%) Java EE
1 7 (58.33%) JMS
1 7 (58.33%) REST
1 7 (58.33%) Spring
1 7 (58.33%) Web Services
1 7 (58.33%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (16.67%) .NET
2 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (16.67%) CSS
2 2 (16.67%) Gherkin
2 2 (16.67%) HTML
2 2 (16.67%) Node.js
3 1 (8.33%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Computer Science
1 7 (58.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (75.00%) BDD
1 9 (75.00%) TDD
2 7 (58.33%) Compatibility Testing
2 7 (58.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 7 (58.33%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (58.33%) Domain-Driven Design
2 7 (58.33%) Functional Testing
2 7 (58.33%) Integration Testing
2 7 (58.33%) Performance Testing
2 7 (58.33%) Regression Testing
2 7 (58.33%) System Integration Testing
2 7 (58.33%) Unit Testing
2 7 (58.33%) User Stories
3 5 (41.67%) QA Automation
4 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (16.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) Java
2 7 (58.33%) Groovy
3 2 (16.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) Degree
1 7 (58.33%) ISEB
1 7 (58.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (75.00%) QA
2 2 (16.67%) SDET
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Atlassian
1 7 (58.33%) Rally