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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation
South East / East Sussex
Rank 28 31 47
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +16
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 2 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 1.01% 1.26% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.31% 1.69% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £450 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £375 £358
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +4.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £50.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +33.33%

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
153 178 281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 76.88% 74.48% 85.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 132 161
Median daily rate £400 £350 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £230 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 24
Median hourly rate £42.00 £39.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +73.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £26.70 £20.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £39.00 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

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 21 February 2017. 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 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 +3 2 - -
Test Automation
South East

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 3 (60.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (40.00%) QA
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (20.00%) JSON
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby
3 1 (20.00%) Ajax
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) XHTML
3 1 (20.00%) ISO 9000
3 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (20.00%) HTTP
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) ISEB
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Gherkin
3 1 (20.00%) Build Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (20.00%) Calabash

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) Appium
2 1 (20.00%) Calabash
2 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded Linux Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Junior
2 1 (20.00%) Junior Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Junior Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Software Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Ajax
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) Gherkin
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) JSON
1 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (20.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Android
1 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Build Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Matrix Management
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Management
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) Use Case
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Validation
2 1 (20.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) C++
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (20.00%) Ruby
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
2 1 (20.00%) ISO 9000
2 1 (20.00%) SDET
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft