The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the West 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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 29 47 -
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 16 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 3.30% 1.08% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.88% 1.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 0
Average daily rate £325 £344 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.45% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.00% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £33.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.25 £33.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+40.15% -2.22%
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 West Sussex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
412 376 261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 84.95% 80.86% 76.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 234 158
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.06% +6.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £482 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 24 15
Average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Automated Testing
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Automated Testing Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

Automated Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Automated Testing Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

Automated Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Automated Testing Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

Automated Testing
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crawley +1 9 £325 -18.75% 1
Gatwick - 5 £363 -
Worthing +5 4 - -
Burgess Hill - 1 £325 - 1
Automated Testing
South East

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 16 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (69.57%) QA
2 15 (65.22%) Android
2 15 (65.22%) Open Source
2 15 (65.22%) Apple iOS
2 15 (65.22%) Mobile App
2 15 (65.22%) Black-Box Testing
2 15 (65.22%) SQL
3 12 (52.17%) Regression Testing
4 11 (47.83%) Mobile Application Development
5 10 (43.48%) User Experience
6 9 (39.13%) Scrum
7 7 (30.43%) Software Testing
7 7 (30.43%) Defect Management
7 7 (30.43%) Defect Tracking
8 6 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (26.09%) Subversion
9 5 (21.74%) Spring
9 5 (21.74%) C#
9 5 (21.74%) JUnit
9 5 (21.74%) Java
9 5 (21.74%) Web Development
9 5 (21.74%) Selenium
9 5 (21.74%) Jenkins
9 5 (21.74%) REST
10 4 (17.39%) Play Framework
10 4 (17.39%) Security Testing
10 4 (17.39%) Django
10 4 (17.39%) Guice
10 4 (17.39%) RESTful

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (13.04%) Confluence
1 3 (13.04%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) HTTP
2 1 (4.35%) Firewall
2 1 (4.35%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Subversion
2 5 (21.74%) Jenkins
2 5 (21.74%) JUnit
2 5 (21.74%) Selenium
3 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
4 3 (13.04%) JIRA
4 3 (13.04%) SoapUI
5 2 (8.70%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (8.70%) TeamCity
6 1 (4.35%) Ant
6 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
6 1 (4.35%) Gradle
6 1 (4.35%) Hudson
6 1 (4.35%) JMeter
6 1 (4.35%) jMock
6 1 (4.35%) Maven
6 1 (4.35%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (4.35%) Banking
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (65.22%) QA Engineer
2 11 (47.83%) Applications Engineer
2 11 (47.83%) Applications Tester
2 11 (47.83%) Mobile Tester
2 11 (47.83%) QA Tester
2 11 (47.83%) Tester
3 9 (39.13%) iOS Tester
4 5 (21.74%) Android Engineer
4 5 (21.74%) QA Test Engineer
4 5 (21.74%) Test Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Scala Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Lead Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Team Leader
8 1 (4.35%) ASP Developer
8 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (4.35%) Technical Leader
8 1 (4.35%) Technical Team Leader
8 1 (4.35%) VB Developer
8 1 (4.35%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) REST
1 5 (21.74%) Spring
2 4 (17.39%) Ajax
2 4 (17.39%) Django
2 4 (17.39%) Guice
2 4 (17.39%) Play Framework
2 4 (17.39%) RESTful
2 4 (17.39%) Ruby on Rails
3 3 (13.04%) CSS
3 3 (13.04%) CSS3
3 3 (13.04%) HTML
3 3 (13.04%) HTML5
3 3 (13.04%) JSON
4 2 (8.70%) .NET
4 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (8.70%) SOAP
5 1 (4.35%) Classic ASP
5 1 (4.35%) Sensu
5 1 (4.35%) Spring MVC
5 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (65.22%) Mobile App
2 10 (43.48%) User Experience
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 15 (65.22%) Android
1 15 (65.22%) Apple iOS
2 2 (8.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (65.22%) Black-Box Testing
2 15 (65.22%) Open Source
3 12 (52.17%) Regression Testing
4 11 (47.83%) Mobile Application Development
5 9 (39.13%) Scrum
6 7 (30.43%) Defect Management
6 7 (30.43%) Defect Tracking
6 7 (30.43%) Software Testing
7 6 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (21.74%) Web Development
9 4 (17.39%) Security Testing
10 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
10 3 (13.04%) MVC
10 3 (13.04%) Responsive Web Design
10 3 (13.04%) Web Design
11 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
11 2 (8.70%) OWASP
11 2 (8.70%) Release Management
11 2 (8.70%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 15 (65.22%) SQL
2 5 (21.74%) C#
2 5 (21.74%) Java
3 4 (17.39%) Python
3 4 (17.39%) Ruby
3 4 (17.39%) Scala
4 1 (4.35%) Groovy
4 1 (4.35%) VB
4 1 (4.35%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
1 1 (4.35%) ISEB
1 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (69.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Ganglia
1 1 (4.35%) Nagios
1 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Google
2 1 (4.35%) Atlassian
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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