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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automated Testing
South East / West Sussex
Rank 26 46 46
Rank change year-on-year
+20 0
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 23 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 5.28% 1.19% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.90% 1.39% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 0
Median daily rate £488 £344 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.03% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £362
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -0.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Median hourly rate £44.19 - £33.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 - £30.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.87 - £35.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +36.36%

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
390 432 327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 89.45% 85.38% 77.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 274 203
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 22 19
Median hourly rate £42.50 £33.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.78% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £23.50 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.87 £37.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 - 15 £507 -
Burgess Hill - 2 - -
Automated Testing
South East

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 54 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (75.93%) Java
2 41 (75.93%) Selenium
3 35 (64.81%) Scala
4 28 (51.85%) C#
5 24 (44.44%) Scrum
5 24 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
5 24 (44.44%) User Stories
6 23 (42.59%) Jenkins
6 23 (42.59%) JIRA
6 23 (42.59%) Test Automation
7 22 (40.74%) Gherkin
7 22 (40.74%) QA
8 21 (38.89%) RESTful
8 21 (38.89%) WebDriver
9 20 (37.04%) Git (software)
10 19 (35.19%) Confluence
10 19 (35.19%) Cucumber
10 19 (35.19%) Ruby
10 19 (35.19%) JSON
11 18 (33.33%) Unit Testing
11 18 (33.33%) Python
12 17 (31.48%) JUnit
12 17 (31.48%) Groovy
13 16 (29.63%) Open Source
13 16 (29.63%) Software Engineering
14 15 (27.78%) HTTP
14 15 (27.78%) Performance Testing
14 15 (27.78%) Google
14 15 (27.78%) Exploratory Testing

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 19 (35.19%) Confluence
2 6 (11.11%) nginx
2 6 (11.11%) Tomcat
3 4 (7.41%) Apache
4 2 (3.70%) JBoss
4 2 (3.70%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.11%) GitHub
1 6 (11.11%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 15 (27.78%) HTTP
2 10 (18.52%) TCP/IP
3 6 (11.11%) SSL
4 4 (7.41%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 6 (11.11%) MongoDB
2 6 (11.11%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 41 (75.93%) Selenium
2 23 (42.59%) Jenkins
2 23 (42.59%) JIRA
3 21 (38.89%) WebDriver
4 20 (37.04%) Git (software)
5 19 (35.19%) Cucumber
6 17 (31.48%) JUnit
7 12 (22.22%) SoapUI
8 9 (16.67%) Subversion
9 7 (12.96%) Appium
9 7 (12.96%) RSpec
10 6 (11.11%) Ant
10 6 (11.11%) Gatling
10 6 (11.11%) Grunt
10 6 (11.11%) gulp
10 6 (11.11%) IntelliJ
10 6 (11.11%) Karma Test Runner
10 6 (11.11%) Sublime Text
11 4 (7.41%) Calabash
11 4 (7.41%) Protractor
General
1 10 (18.52%) Games
Job Titles
1 24 (44.44%) Developer
2 16 (29.63%) Tester
3 12 (22.22%) Automation Tester
3 12 (22.22%) Scala Developer
3 12 (22.22%) Test Engineer
4 9 (16.67%) QA Engineer
4 9 (16.67%) QA Test Engineer
5 7 (12.96%) Developer in Test
5 7 (12.96%) Java Developer
5 7 (12.96%) Quality Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) Test Automation Developer
7 4 (7.41%) QA Tester
7 4 (7.41%) Selenium Tester
8 3 (5.56%) Agile Tester
8 3 (5.56%) Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) Java Scala Developer
8 3 (5.56%) QA Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) Senior Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Senior Scala Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (40.74%) Gherkin
2 21 (38.89%) RESTful
3 19 (35.19%) JSON
4 14 (25.93%) CSS
4 14 (25.93%) HTML
4 14 (25.93%) HTML5
5 13 (24.07%) REST
6 12 (22.22%) CSS3
6 12 (22.22%) Web Services
7 11 (20.37%) Ajax
7 11 (20.37%) Play Framework
7 11 (20.37%) Spring
8 9 (16.67%) Django
8 9 (16.67%) Guice
8 9 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails
9 6 (11.11%) AngularJS
9 6 (11.11%) jQuery
9 6 (11.11%) Node.js
9 6 (11.11%) Servlets
10 5 (9.26%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 3 (5.56%) User Experience
3 1 (1.85%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.37%) Linux
2 6 (11.11%) Ubuntu
2 6 (11.11%) Windows
3 2 (3.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
2 24 (44.44%) Scrum
2 24 (44.44%) User Stories
3 23 (42.59%) Test Automation
4 18 (33.33%) Unit Testing
5 16 (29.63%) Open Source
5 16 (29.63%) Software Engineering
6 15 (27.78%) Exploratory Testing
6 15 (27.78%) Performance Testing
7 14 (25.93%) TDD
8 13 (24.07%) BDD
8 13 (24.07%) Continuous Improvement
9 12 (22.22%) Automation Testing
9 12 (22.22%) Defect Management
9 12 (22.22%) Defect Tracking
9 12 (22.22%) Security Testing
9 12 (22.22%) Usability Testing
10 11 (20.37%) API Testing
10 11 (20.37%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 41 (75.93%) Java
2 35 (64.81%) Scala
3 28 (51.85%) C#
4 19 (35.19%) Ruby
5 18 (33.33%) Python
6 17 (31.48%) Groovy
7 13 (24.07%) JavaScript
8 6 (11.11%) Haskell
8 6 (11.11%) Perl
9 2 (3.70%) SQL
10 1 (1.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (7.41%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (40.74%) QA
2 6 (11.11%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (11.11%) Grafana
1 6 (11.11%) Kibana
2 2 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (27.78%) Google
2 10 (18.52%) Atlassian
3 2 (3.70%) HP
3 2 (3.70%) webMethods
4 1 (1.85%) Adobe
4 1 (1.85%) Microsoft