The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Brighton with a requirement for Automated Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Automated Testing
East Sussex / Brighton
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 - 35
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Brighton 0.67% - 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% - 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £298
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £386 £331
% change year-on-year -1.42% +16.37%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £67.89 £44.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year +52.56% +23.61%  

Automated Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Brighton with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Brighton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 129 155 200
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Brighton 86.00% 77.50% 89.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 104 110
Median daily rate £375 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £223 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 10
Median hourly rate £11.00 £13.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.38% -60.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

Automated Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Brighton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Brighton citing Automated Testing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Automated Testing in Brighton

Automated Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Automated Testing in Brighton.

Contractor daily rate trend for Automated Testing in Brighton

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Brighton region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) SOA
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) Mobile Games
2 2 (33.33%) Games
2 2 (33.33%) Online Games
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Android Development
3 1 (16.67%) iOS Development
3 1 (16.67%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Android
3 1 (16.67%) iPhone
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Security Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Management
3 1 (16.67%) Django
3 1 (16.67%) Matrix Management

Automated Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Brighton 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Python Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Support Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Automation Test Lead
2 1 (16.67%) Test Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (16.67%) Django
2 1 (16.67%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Mobile Games
1 2 (33.33%) Online Games
2 1 (16.67%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
1 2 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (16.67%) Android Development
2 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
2 1 (16.67%) iOS Development
2 1 (16.67%) Matrix Management
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) SDLC
2 1 (16.67%) Security Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (16.67%) Test Management
2 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
2 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C#
1 2 (33.33%) Python
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO 9000