Period
to 22 January 2018

The median contractor rate for an Automation Tester was £395 per day in advertised job vacancies in Brighton during the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 44 -
Rank change year-on-year +5 - +61
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Tester 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Brighton 0.65% 0.89% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.93% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Brighton median daily rate £395 - -
East Sussex median daily rate £395 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Brighton median hourly rate - - -
East Sussex median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Brighton. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Brighton
Contract vacancies in Brighton with a recognized job title 291 324 389
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.17% 96.43% 99.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 185 249
Brighton median daily rate £375 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.29% -2.86%
10th Percentile £178 £216 £210
90th Percentile £563 £538 £538
East Sussex median daily rate £373 £363 £345
% change year-on-year +2.76% +5.07% +4.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 11
Brighton median hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.79% +16.22% -1.10%
10th Percentile £9.75 £11.66 £13.50
90th Percentile £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
East Sussex median hourly rate £37.50 £16.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year +127.27% -10.81% +1.65%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Brighton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Automation Tester in Brighton over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Automation Tester in Brighton

Automation Tester Skill Set
Top 12 Co-occurring IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 2 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) Static Code Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Test Planning
1 2 (100.00%) Scenario Testing

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:

General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 2 (100.00%) Scenario Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (100.00%) Static Code Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL