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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 16 47 -
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 84 13 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 10.99% 2.31% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.21% 2.74% -
Number of daily rates quoted 24 10 0
Median daily rate £425 £334 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.34% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £38.75 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-13.54% +6.89%
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
688 475 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 90.05% 84.37% 71.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 426 320 143
Median daily rate £425 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £502
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 14
Median hourly rate £43.00 £44.90 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.23% +28.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £20.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £45.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West 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 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 31 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 31 May 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
Worthing +5 69 £450 -10.00%
Gatwick +6 4 £418 +21.89%
Crawley -4 3 £418 +21.45%
East Grinstead - 1 £300 -
Automated Testing
South East

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 107 (99.07%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (85.19%) REST
3 91 (84.26%) Java
3 91 (84.26%) Open Source
4 88 (81.48%) JSON
5 87 (80.56%) Ajax
6 86 (79.63%) HTML
6 86 (79.63%) CSS
6 86 (79.63%) Ruby
6 86 (79.63%) HTML5
6 86 (79.63%) CSS3
7 85 (78.70%) Scala
8 83 (76.85%) Continuous Integration
8 83 (76.85%) HTTP
9 82 (75.93%) Python
9 82 (75.93%) Jenkins
10 81 (75.00%) JUnit
11 78 (72.22%) Subversion
11 78 (72.22%) Git (software)
12 75 (69.44%) Scrum
13 74 (68.52%) Play Framework
14 73 (67.59%) Guice
14 73 (67.59%) Django
14 73 (67.59%) Google
15 72 (66.67%) Ruby on Rails
15 72 (66.67%) Spring
16 69 (63.89%) Web Design
16 69 (63.89%) Responsive Web Design
17 53 (49.07%) C#
18 52 (48.15%) Confluence

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West 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 52 (48.15%) Confluence
2 1 (0.93%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.85%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 83 (76.85%) HTTP
2 1 (0.93%) Firewall
2 1 (0.93%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.85%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.93%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 82 (75.93%) Jenkins
2 81 (75.00%) JUnit
3 78 (72.22%) Git (software)
3 78 (72.22%) Subversion
4 52 (48.15%) JIRA
5 32 (29.63%) Selenium
6 5 (4.63%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.85%) SoapUI
7 2 (1.85%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.93%) Ant
8 1 (0.93%) Capybara
8 1 (0.93%) Gradle
8 1 (0.93%) Hudson
8 1 (0.93%) JMeter
8 1 (0.93%) jMock
8 1 (0.93%) Maven
8 1 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (2.78%) Finance
2 1 (0.93%) Banking
Job Titles
1 87 (80.56%) Developer
2 60 (55.56%) Scala Developer
3 43 (39.81%) Java Developer
4 33 (30.56%) Java Scala Developer
5 29 (26.85%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 13 (12.04%) Software Developer
7 11 (10.19%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
7 11 (10.19%) Lead Developer
7 11 (10.19%) QA Engineer
8 10 (9.26%) C# Developer
9 9 (8.33%) HTML CSS Developer
9 9 (8.33%) HTML Developer
10 8 (7.41%) Tester
11 6 (5.56%) Applications Engineer
11 6 (5.56%) Mobile Tester
11 6 (5.56%) Senior QA Engineer
12 5 (4.63%) iOS Tester
12 5 (4.63%) QA Tester
13 4 (3.70%) Applications Tester
13 4 (3.70%) Mobile Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (85.19%) REST
2 88 (81.48%) JSON
3 87 (80.56%) Ajax
4 86 (79.63%) CSS
4 86 (79.63%) CSS3
4 86 (79.63%) HTML
4 86 (79.63%) HTML5
5 74 (68.52%) Play Framework
6 73 (67.59%) Django
6 73 (67.59%) Guice
7 72 (66.67%) Ruby on Rails
7 72 (66.67%) Spring
8 51 (47.22%) RESTful
9 40 (37.04%) Spring MVC
10 2 (1.85%) .NET
11 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET
11 1 (0.93%) Hibernate
11 1 (0.93%) JMS
11 1 (0.93%) Web Services
11 1 (0.93%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 29 (26.85%) User Experience
2 11 (10.19%) Mobile App
3 1 (0.93%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.93%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (0.93%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 47 (43.52%) Linux
2 11 (10.19%) Android
2 11 (10.19%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (99.07%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (84.26%) Open Source
3 83 (76.85%) Continuous Integration
4 75 (69.44%) Scrum
5 69 (63.89%) Responsive Web Design
5 69 (63.89%) Web Design
6 49 (45.37%) OWASP
7 40 (37.04%) Configuration Management
7 40 (37.04%) MVC
8 36 (33.33%) Mentoring
9 35 (32.41%) Web Development
10 29 (26.85%) Front End Development
11 24 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
11 24 (22.22%) Service Design
12 23 (21.30%) Line Management
13 12 (11.11%) Black-Box Testing
13 12 (11.11%) Regression Testing
14 10 (9.26%) Mobile Application Development
15 9 (8.33%) Defect Management
15 9 (8.33%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 91 (84.26%) Java
2 86 (79.63%) Ruby
3 85 (78.70%) Scala
4 82 (75.93%) Python
5 53 (49.07%) C#
6 12 (11.11%) SQL
7 1 (0.93%) C++
7 1 (0.93%) Groovy
7 1 (0.93%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (7.41%) SC Cleared
1 8 (7.41%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.85%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.93%) Degree
3 1 (0.93%) ISEB
3 1 (0.93%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.04%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (2.78%) Puppet
2 1 (0.93%) Ganglia
2 1 (0.93%) Nagios
2 1 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 73 (67.59%) Google
2 2 (1.85%) Atlassian
3 1 (0.93%) HP
3 1 (0.93%) SAP