The first table below looks at the demand for Automation 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 Automation Testing over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Sussex region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Testing
Rank - - 49
Contract jobs citing Automation Testing 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex - - 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £336 £286
% change year-on-year
-3.34% +17.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £34.00 -
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
256 287 487
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 69.19% 72.29% 81.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 200 294
Average daily rate £325 £363 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 16 8
Average hourly rate £16.50 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.85% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.50 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
Automation Testing
South East

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

Automation Testing Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Automation Testing
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Automation Testing Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

Automation 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 Automation Testing within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Horsham - - - -
Automation Testing
South East

Automation Testing
Top 3 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex region citing Automation 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 Automation Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex region citing Automation 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 Automation Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Manager
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB