Period
to 22 May 2018

The median contractor rate for an Automation Tester was - per day in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 6 months to 22 May 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
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 90 100
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Tester 0 2 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex - 0.20% 1.03%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.21% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 7
West Sussex median daily rate - - £350
South East median daily rate £390 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +20.00% -7.14% +15.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Sussex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - £170.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex. 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
West Sussex
Contract vacancies in West Sussex with a recognized job title 1,141 938 1,225
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.04% 95.91% 97.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 647 559 758
West Sussex median daily rate £434 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.46% +3.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £293 £280 £219
90th Percentile £550 £538 £523
South East median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 39 36
West Sussex median hourly rate £42.50 £16.50 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +157.58% -37.14% +61.54%
10th Percentile £15.04 £9.60 £13.88
90th Percentile £67.25 £49.50 £44.50
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year - -6.67% +8.40%

Automation Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

Job postings that featured Automation Tester in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Sussex.

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