Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Crawley with a requirement for Test Automation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Test Automation over the 6 months to 19 November 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
West Sussex > Crawley
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 33 37
Rank change year-on-year +8 +4 -
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 10 4 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Crawley 4.10% 1.45% 3.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.65% 1.60% 4.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 17
Crawley median daily rate £250 £406 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -38.46% +16.07% -
West Sussex median daily rate £445 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +11.25% +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Crawley median hourly rate £45.00 - -
West Sussex median hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year +11.76% - -

Test Automation is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Crawley with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Crawley
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 215 250 413
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Crawley 88.11% 90.58% 87.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 166 325
Crawley median daily rate £400 £389 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.89% -2.81% +9.59%
10th Percentile £143 £240 £301
90th Percentile £563 £510 £538
West Sussex median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.90% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 12
Crawley median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +20.00% +167.86%
10th Percentile £14.29 £34.00 £14.13
90th Percentile £47.50 £50.00 £44.38
West Sussex median hourly rate £46.25 £35.00 £29.75
% change year-on-year +32.14% +17.65% +85.94%

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Crawley

Job postings citing Test Automation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Crawley.

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation in Crawley

Test Automation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Automation in Crawley

Test Automation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Crawley

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation in Crawley.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Test Automation in Crawley

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, 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 Crawley region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) TDD
3 6 (60.00%) Git (software)
3 6 (60.00%) GoogleTest
3 6 (60.00%) Software Architecture
3 6 (60.00%) Yocto
3 6 (60.00%) C++
3 6 (60.00%) Linux
3 6 (60.00%) OO
4 2 (20.00%) ISEB
4 2 (20.00%) Finance
4 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
4 2 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Asset Management
4 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Test Management
5 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
5 1 (10.00%) System Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Kanban
5 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Reference Data
5 1 (10.00%) Content Management
5 1 (10.00%) Document Management
5 1 (10.00%) Pair Programming
5 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (10.00%) Confluence

Test Automation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Crawley 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 1 (10.00%) CMS
1 1 (10.00%) Confluence
1 1 (10.00%) Documentum
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Maximo
1 1 (10.00%) SAP CO
1 1 (10.00%) SAP FI
1 1 (10.00%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (10.00%) SAP MM
1 1 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (60.00%) GoogleTest
2 1 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Asset Management Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Manual Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum Master
3 1 (10.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Equities
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (10.00%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) TDD
3 6 (60.00%) OO
3 6 (60.00%) Software Architecture
4 2 (20.00%) Asset Management
4 2 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Coaching
5 1 (10.00%) Content Management
5 1 (10.00%) Document Management
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL
5 1 (10.00%) Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Pair Programming
5 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Scrum
5 1 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) C++
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) ISEB
1 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) MiFID
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) HP
1 1 (10.00%) SAP