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 29 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 33 53 -
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 28 12 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 4.05% 1.94% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.57% 2.21% -
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 0
Median daily rate £500 £356 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.35% -
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 £42.00 £39.37 £80.00
% change year-on-year
+6.68% -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 West Sussex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
613 543 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 88.58% 88.01% 75.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 390 172
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £280 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 10 18
Median hourly rate £45.00 £15.50 £21.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+190.32% -28.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.16 £12.25 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.10 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.95% +30.76%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 -4 19 £500 +37.93%
Crawley +7 1 - -
Gatwick -6 1 £270 -21.45%
Automated Testing
South East

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 29 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 83 (98.81%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (80.95%) Java
3 59 (70.24%) Scrum
4 58 (69.05%) Scala
5 54 (64.29%) REST
6 52 (61.90%) JSON
7 51 (60.71%) CSS3
7 51 (60.71%) HTML5
7 51 (60.71%) CSS
7 51 (60.71%) HTML
8 50 (59.52%) Ajax
8 50 (59.52%) Open Source
9 49 (58.33%) Continuous Integration
9 49 (58.33%) Jenkins
10 48 (57.14%) Ruby
11 46 (54.76%) HTTP
12 45 (53.57%) Python
12 45 (53.57%) Git (software)
13 44 (52.38%) JUnit
14 41 (48.81%) Subversion
15 39 (46.43%) RESTful
15 39 (46.43%) Selenium
16 38 (45.24%) Responsive Web Design
16 38 (45.24%) Web Design
17 37 (44.05%) Play Framework
18 36 (42.86%) Spring
18 36 (42.86%) Guice
18 36 (42.86%) Django
18 36 (42.86%) Google
19 35 (41.67%) Ruby on Rails

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 34 (40.48%) Confluence
2 1 (1.19%) CMS
2 1 (1.19%) Documentum
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.38%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 46 (54.76%) HTTP
2 1 (1.19%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (21.43%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.38%) Hazelcast
2 2 (2.38%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 49 (58.33%) Jenkins
2 45 (53.57%) Git (software)
3 44 (52.38%) JUnit
4 41 (48.81%) Subversion
5 39 (46.43%) Selenium
6 35 (41.67%) JIRA
7 12 (14.29%) Cucumber
8 10 (11.90%) SoapUI
8 10 (11.90%) WebDriver
9 5 (5.95%) Appium
10 4 (4.76%) Capybara
11 3 (3.57%) Calabash
12 2 (2.38%) SonarQube
12 2 (2.38%) Sonatype Nexus
12 2 (2.38%) Travis CI
13 1 (1.19%) Gradle
13 1 (1.19%) Grunt
13 1 (1.19%) Protractor
13 1 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
13 1 (1.19%) Yeoman
General
1 3 (3.57%) Games
2 1 (1.19%) French Language
2 1 (1.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 59 (70.24%) Developer
2 35 (41.67%) Java Developer
3 33 (39.29%) Scala Developer
4 24 (28.57%) Java Scala Developer
5 18 (21.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 12 (14.29%) Tester
7 9 (10.71%) Automation Tester
7 9 (10.71%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
8 8 (9.52%) HTML CSS Developer
8 8 (9.52%) HTML Developer
9 7 (8.33%) QA Engineer
10 6 (7.14%) C# Developer
10 6 (7.14%) Test Engineer
11 5 (5.95%) Analyst
11 5 (5.95%) Developer in Test
11 5 (5.95%) QA Test Engineer
12 4 (4.76%) Lead Developer
12 4 (4.76%) QA Analyst
13 3 (3.57%) Senior QA Engineer
13 3 (3.57%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (64.29%) REST
2 52 (61.90%) JSON
3 51 (60.71%) CSS
3 51 (60.71%) CSS3
3 51 (60.71%) HTML
3 51 (60.71%) HTML5
4 50 (59.52%) Ajax
5 39 (46.43%) RESTful
6 37 (44.05%) Play Framework
7 36 (42.86%) Django
7 36 (42.86%) Guice
7 36 (42.86%) Spring
8 35 (41.67%) Ruby on Rails
9 23 (27.38%) Spring MVC
10 11 (13.10%) Gherkin
11 8 (9.52%) Web Services
12 2 (2.38%) Akka
13 1 (1.19%) AngularJS
13 1 (1.19%) Ember.js
13 1 (1.19%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.67%) User Experience
2 8 (9.52%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.57%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.57%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.19%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 29 (34.52%) Linux
2 3 (3.57%) Android
2 3 (3.57%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (98.81%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (70.24%) Scrum
3 50 (59.52%) Open Source
4 49 (58.33%) Continuous Integration
5 38 (45.24%) Responsive Web Design
5 38 (45.24%) Web Design
6 24 (28.57%) OWASP
7 23 (27.38%) Configuration Management
7 23 (27.38%) Continuous Improvement
7 23 (27.38%) MVC
8 20 (23.81%) Mentoring
9 19 (22.62%) Web Development
10 18 (21.43%) Front End Development
11 15 (17.86%) Line Management
12 14 (16.67%) Service Design
12 14 (16.67%) Unit Testing
12 14 (16.67%) User Stories
13 11 (13.10%) Defect Management
13 11 (13.10%) TDD
13 11 (13.10%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 68 (80.95%) Java
2 58 (69.05%) Scala
3 48 (57.14%) Ruby
4 45 (53.57%) Python
5 33 (39.29%) C#
6 7 (8.33%) Groovy
7 5 (5.95%) SQL
8 3 (3.57%) C++
9 2 (2.38%) JavaScript
9 2 (2.38%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.19%) PHP
10 1 (1.19%) VB
10 1 (1.19%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (3.57%) Degree
2 3 (3.57%) SC Cleared
2 3 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (21.43%) QA
2 1 (1.19%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 4 (4.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 36 (42.86%) Google
2 7 (8.33%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.19%) HP
3 1 (1.19%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.19%) SAP