The table below looks at the statistics for Automation 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 Automation Testing over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 57 58 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Automation Testing 6 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.86% 0.84% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 0.95% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 0
Median daily rate £450 £345 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £334 £342
% change year-on-year
+4.86% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 -
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -
Automation 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
622 524 263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 89.37% 87.92% 75.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 376 168
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 £312 £285 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £548 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 10 19
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 £14.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.10 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Sussex region citing Automation Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

Automation Testing Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

Automation 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 Automation Testing within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 27 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 -13 5 £373 -
Automation Testing
South East

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Automation 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 Automation Testing.

1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Selenium
2 6 (60.00%) Java
3 5 (50.00%) Scrum
3 5 (50.00%) Scala
4 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
4 4 (40.00%) QA
4 4 (40.00%) TDD
4 4 (40.00%) Automated Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Performance Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Unit Testing
5 3 (30.00%) WebDriver
5 3 (30.00%) BDD
5 3 (30.00%) User Stories
5 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
5 3 (30.00%) Defect Tracking
6 2 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (20.00%) RSpec
6 2 (20.00%) Cucumber
6 2 (20.00%) SoapUI
6 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (20.00%) Security Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Groovy
6 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
6 2 (20.00%) Games
6 2 (20.00%) JSON
6 2 (20.00%) C#
6 2 (20.00%) JUnit

Automation 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Big Data
1 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (10.00%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Selenium
2 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (30.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (20.00%) JUnit
3 2 (20.00%) RSpec
3 2 (20.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (10.00%) Hudson
4 1 (10.00%) PigUnit
4 1 (10.00%) PyUnit
4 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (20.00%) Games
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) QA Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Tester
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Test Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) QA Test Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Quality Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Tester
2 2 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Agile C# Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Java Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Hadoop Tester
3 1 (10.00%) iOS Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Java Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Java Scala Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) JSON
2 1 (10.00%) Ajax
2 1 (10.00%) CSS
2 1 (10.00%) CSS3
2 1 (10.00%) Django
2 1 (10.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (10.00%) Guice
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) HTML5
2 1 (10.00%) Play Framework
2 1 (10.00%) REST
2 1 (10.00%) RESTful
2 1 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (10.00%) Spring
2 1 (10.00%) Spring MVC
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Android
1 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Scrum
3 4 (40.00%) Automated Testing
3 4 (40.00%) TDD
3 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (30.00%) BDD
4 3 (30.00%) Defect Tracking
4 3 (30.00%) Performance Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (30.00%) User Stories
5 2 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (20.00%) Security Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Kanban
6 1 (10.00%) Usability Testing
6 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) Java
2 5 (50.00%) Scala
3 2 (20.00%) C#
3 2 (20.00%) Groovy
4 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (10.00%) Python
4 1 (10.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) QA
2 1 (10.00%) WCAG
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Google
1 1 (10.00%) HP
1 1 (10.00%) SAP