The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 7 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sussex 6.06% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £351 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.28% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £80.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-46.87% +131.88%
Automated Testing
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Sussex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
25 25 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sussex 75.76% 73.53% 80.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 11 15
Average daily rate £423 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.62% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £675 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Automated Testing across the Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

Automated Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Automated Testing across the Sussex region.

Automated Testing Daily Rate Trend in Sussex

Automated Testing
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Sussex

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Sussex region citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Automated Testing.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Manual Testing

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Sussex region citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Automated Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#