The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation 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 Test Automation over the 3 months to 6 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £357 £328
% change year-on-year
+5.17% +8.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%
Test Automation
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
693 488 256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 89.77% 83.85% 75.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 427 329 160
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £290 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 13
Median hourly rate £43.00 £44.90 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.23% +79.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £20.00 £11.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.70 £50.00 £38.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.63%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Sussex region citing Test Automation as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Test Automation
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Test Automation Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

Test Automation
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Test Automation across the West Sussex region.

Test Automation Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

Test Automation
Top 19 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 4 (66.67%) HP UFT
2 3 (50.00%) Code Coverage
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) JIRA
2 3 (50.00%) Selenium
2 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Test Management
2 3 (50.00%) System Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Android
2 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 3 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
2 3 (50.00%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) QA
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills

Test Automation
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:

Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) HP UFT
2 3 (50.00%) JIRA
2 3 (50.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Test Automation Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Test Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Programme Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Programme Test Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Test Programme Manager
3 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Developer in Test
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Test Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Android
1 3 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Code Coverage
1 3 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
1 3 (50.00%) System Testing
1 3 (50.00%) Test Management
1 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA