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 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
Test Automation
Rank 47 56 42
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -14
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 16 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 2.30% 1.17% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.57% 1.34% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 0
Median daily rate £425 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £31.44 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+27.22% -18.33%
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
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%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

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

Test Automation Daily Rate Histogram 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
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 Test Automation 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 -7 12 £500 +29.03%
Gatwick - 3 £300 -
Test Automation
South East

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 16 (94.12%) Selenium
2 15 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (70.59%) QA
3 12 (70.59%) Java
3 12 (70.59%) User Stories
4 11 (64.71%) Gherkin
4 11 (64.71%) Automated Testing
5 10 (58.82%) SoapUI
5 10 (58.82%) Unit Testing
6 9 (52.94%) Scala
7 8 (47.06%) Kanban
7 8 (47.06%) Groovy
7 8 (47.06%) RESTful
7 8 (47.06%) Performance Testing
7 8 (47.06%) Security Testing
7 8 (47.06%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (47.06%) Scrum
7 8 (47.06%) API Testing
8 7 (41.18%) Defect Management
8 7 (41.18%) Continuous Delivery
8 7 (41.18%) Exploratory Testing
8 7 (41.18%) Software Engineering
8 7 (41.18%) Web Services
8 7 (41.18%) Confluence
8 7 (41.18%) JIRA
8 7 (41.18%) Usability Testing
8 7 (41.18%) Atlassian
9 6 (35.29%) BDD
9 6 (35.29%) C#
10 4 (23.53%) Cucumber

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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (41.18%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 16 (94.12%) Selenium
2 10 (58.82%) SoapUI
3 7 (41.18%) JIRA
4 4 (23.53%) Cucumber
4 4 (23.53%) WebDriver
5 3 (17.65%) Appium
5 3 (17.65%) Calabash
5 3 (17.65%) Capybara
6 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
6 1 (5.88%) JUnit
6 1 (5.88%) RSpec
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Tester
2 8 (47.06%) Automation Tester
3 3 (17.65%) Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Developer in Test
3 3 (17.65%) QA Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Test Automation Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Programme Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Programme Test Manager
5 1 (5.88%) QA Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) QA Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Quality Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Selenium Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Test Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Test Programme Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (64.71%) Gherkin
2 8 (47.06%) RESTful
3 7 (41.18%) Web Services
4 3 (17.65%) HTML
5 1 (5.88%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Mobile App
1 3 (17.65%) Social Network
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (70.59%) User Stories
3 11 (64.71%) Automated Testing
4 10 (58.82%) Unit Testing
5 8 (47.06%) API Testing
5 8 (47.06%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (47.06%) Kanban
5 8 (47.06%) Performance Testing
5 8 (47.06%) Scrum
5 8 (47.06%) Security Testing
6 7 (41.18%) Continuous Delivery
6 7 (41.18%) Defect Management
6 7 (41.18%) Exploratory Testing
6 7 (41.18%) Software Engineering
6 7 (41.18%) Usability Testing
7 6 (35.29%) BDD
8 4 (23.53%) Web Testing
9 3 (17.65%) Integration Testing
9 3 (17.65%) OO
10 2 (11.76%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) Java
2 9 (52.94%) Scala
3 8 (47.06%) Groovy
4 6 (35.29%) C#
5 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
5 3 (17.65%) SQL
6 1 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (70.59%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) WCAG
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Atlassian
2 1 (5.88%) HP
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