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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 28 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 2 9 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sussex 21.43% 4.55% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 25.00% 5.71% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.37 £80.00
% change year-on-year
+1.60% -50.78%
Automated 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 Sussex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
12 35 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sussex 85.71% 79.55% 76.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 26 9
Median daily rate £500 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £15.00 - £14.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Sussex region citing Automated Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 8 Related IT Skills in Sussex

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Automated Testing 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 Sussex region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 3 (100.00%) PHP
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 3 (100.00%) User Stories
1 3 (100.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (33.33%) French Language

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in 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:

Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (33.33%) French Language
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 3 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (100.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) PHP