The median contractor rate for an Automation Tester was - per day in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 3 months to 23 June 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
South East / West Sussex
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 74 -
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Tester 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex - 0.40% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.41% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £388 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year - +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex. 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
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 473 736 524
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 95.36% 98.79% 96.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 303 450 347
Median daily rate £420 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.17% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £525 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 24 19
Median hourly rate £16.50 £25.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.00% +58.73%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £43.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

Automation Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Automation Tester in West Sussex

Automation Tester
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Automation Tester in West Sussex.

Contractor daily rate trend for Automation Tester in West Sussex