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 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 26 27
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 0 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Crawley - 2.12% 1.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.33% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Median daily rate - £410 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +20.58%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.25 £38.00 £34.90
% change year-on-year +0.65% +8.88%  

Test Automation 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 Crawley with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Crawley
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 115 172 130
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Crawley 86.47% 91.01% 83.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 401 442 374
Median daily rate £400 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 0
Median hourly rate £14.50 £43.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.27% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 28 June 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 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) NAS
2 1 (50.00%) XenServer
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (50.00%) Physics
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) NAS
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Build Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Unix Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Unix Linux Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Physics
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Workstation
1 1 (50.00%) vSphere
1 1 (50.00%) XenServer
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix