Period
to 21 July 2017

The median contractor rate for an Automation Tester was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in Brighton during the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Automation Tester
East Sussex > Brighton
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 - 54
Rank change year-on-year - +54 -8
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Tester 3 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Brighton 0.80% - 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% - 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Brighton median daily rate £325 - £325
10th Percentile £313 - £313
90th Percentile £338 - £368
East Sussex median daily rate £325 - £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Brighton median hourly rate - - -
East Sussex median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Brighton. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Brighton
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 358 409 474
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Brighton 95.98% 98.55% 97.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 247 307
Brighton median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.60% +7.14% +27.27%
10th Percentile £213 £263 £225
90th Percentile £488 £540 £525
East Sussex median daily rate £375 £363 £360
% change year-on-year +3.45% +0.69% +21.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 17
Brighton median hourly rate £11.93 £17.50 £21.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.83% -17.24% +51.04%
10th Percentile £10.50 £13.00 £14.10
90th Percentile £72.50 £37.50 £38.75
East Sussex median hourly rate £12.72 £18.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year -29.36% -3.64% +24.53%

Automation Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Brighton

Job postings that featured Automation Tester in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Brighton.

Job vacancy trend for Automation Tester in Brighton

Automation Tester
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Automation Tester in Brighton

Automation Tester Skill Set
Top 21 Co-occurring IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 21 July 2017, Automation Tester contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Brighton region featuring Automation Tester in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) WebDriver
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) SpecFlow
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium IDE
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Protractor
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) HP UFT
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) Web Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Data Protection

Automation Tester Skill Set
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 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) WebDriver
3 1 (33.33%) HP UFT
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) Protractor
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium IDE
3 1 (33.33%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript