The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gatwick with a requirement for Automated Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 30 March 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 / Gatwick
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 14 -
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gatwick - 5.88% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 6.52% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £363 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £386 £331
% change year-on-year -1.42% +16.37%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £67.89 £44.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year +52.56% +23.61%  

Automated Testing 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 Gatwick with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Gatwick
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 77 46 48
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gatwick 83.70% 90.20% 82.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 38 28
Median daily rate £425 £400 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -15.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £325 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £531
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

Automated Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Gatwick

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gatwick citing Automated Testing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Automated Testing in Gatwick

Automated Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gatwick

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Automated Testing in Gatwick.

Contractor daily rate trend for Automated Testing in Gatwick

Automated Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gatwick

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing in Gatwick.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Automated Testing in Gatwick