The median contractor rate for a Automation Tester was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Brighton during the 3 months to 28 April 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
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Tester 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Brighton 0.51% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year - +1.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £170.00 -

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 185 236 204
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Brighton 94.39% 98.33% 96.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 138 123
Median daily rate £347 £410 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.48% +30.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £491
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £398 £375
% change year-on-year +0.62% +6.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 8
Median hourly rate £12.25 £15.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.33% -11.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £21.36 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.70
% change year-on-year - +4.79%  

Automation Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Brighton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Brighton that featured Automation Tester in the job title.

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 8 Co-occurring IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) BDD
1 4 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 4 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
1 4 (100.00%) Protractor
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure

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 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Protractor
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
1 4 (100.00%) SpecFlow
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 4 (100.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript