The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Worthing 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 28 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 / Worthing
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 13 22
Rank change year-on-year -4 +9  
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 11 39 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worthing 8.73% 22.54% 1.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.57% 24.07% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 0
Median daily rate £516 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.61% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £380 £340
% change year-on-year +1.31% +11.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £45.87 - £36.00
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 Worthing with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Worthing
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 115 162 87
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Worthing 91.27% 93.64% 79.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 59 62
Median daily rate £500 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.64% +1.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £525 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Median hourly rate £50.00 £25.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -30.55%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

Automated Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Worthing

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Worthing 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 Worthing

Automated Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Worthing

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Automated Testing in Worthing

Automated Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Worthing

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Automated Testing in Worthing

Automated Testing
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Worthing

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Automated Testing 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 Worthing region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 26 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (80.77%) Scala
3 17 (65.38%) Jenkins
3 17 (65.38%) JSON
3 17 (65.38%) JIRA
3 17 (65.38%) Selenium
3 17 (65.38%) Java
3 17 (65.38%) C#
3 17 (65.38%) JUnit
4 16 (61.54%) Git (software)
4 16 (61.54%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (50.00%) Confluence
6 12 (46.15%) HTTP
6 12 (46.15%) Python
6 12 (46.15%) HTML
6 12 (46.15%) CSS
6 12 (46.15%) Ruby
6 12 (46.15%) Google
6 12 (46.15%) Spring
6 12 (46.15%) HTML5
6 12 (46.15%) REST
6 12 (46.15%) Play Framework
6 12 (46.15%) Open Source
7 10 (38.46%) User Stories
7 10 (38.46%) WebDriver
7 10 (38.46%) Test Automation
8 9 (34.62%) Guice
8 9 (34.62%) OWASP
8 9 (34.62%) Cucumber
8 9 (34.62%) CSS3

Automated Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Worthing 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 13 (50.00%) Confluence
2 9 (34.62%) Apache
3 3 (11.54%) JBoss
3 3 (11.54%) nginx
3 3 (11.54%) Tomcat
3 3 (11.54%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) GitHub
1 3 (11.54%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 12 (46.15%) HTTP
2 7 (26.92%) TCP/IP
3 4 (15.38%) Ethernet
4 3 (11.54%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (34.62%) Relational Database
2 3 (11.54%) MongoDB
2 3 (11.54%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (65.38%) Jenkins
1 17 (65.38%) JIRA
1 17 (65.38%) JUnit
1 17 (65.38%) Selenium
2 16 (61.54%) Git (software)
3 10 (38.46%) WebDriver
4 9 (34.62%) Cucumber
4 9 (34.62%) Subversion
5 5 (19.23%) RSpec
6 4 (15.38%) Protractor
6 4 (15.38%) SoapUI
6 4 (15.38%) SpecFlow
7 3 (11.54%) Ant
7 3 (11.54%) Eclipse
7 3 (11.54%) Gatling
7 3 (11.54%) Grunt
7 3 (11.54%) gulp
7 3 (11.54%) IntelliJ
7 3 (11.54%) Karma Test Runner
7 3 (11.54%) Sublime Text
General
1 5 (19.23%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Developer
2 12 (46.15%) Scala Developer
3 7 (26.92%) Test Engineer
4 5 (19.23%) QA Engineer
4 5 (19.23%) QA Test Engineer
4 5 (19.23%) Quality Engineer
4 5 (19.23%) Tester
5 3 (11.54%) Java Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Java Scala Developer
5 3 (11.54%) QA Tester
5 3 (11.54%) Senior Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Senior Scala Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Automation Tester
6 2 (7.69%) Test Automation Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Applications Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Software Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Validation Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (65.38%) JSON
2 12 (46.15%) CSS
2 12 (46.15%) HTML
2 12 (46.15%) HTML5
2 12 (46.15%) Play Framework
2 12 (46.15%) REST
2 12 (46.15%) Spring
3 9 (34.62%) Ajax
3 9 (34.62%) CSS3
3 9 (34.62%) Django
3 9 (34.62%) Guice
3 9 (34.62%) Ruby on Rails
4 8 (30.77%) Gherkin
5 7 (26.92%) RESTful
6 6 (23.08%) Akka
6 6 (23.08%) spray
7 4 (15.38%) Web Services
8 3 (11.54%) Servlets
8 3 (11.54%) SOAP
8 3 (11.54%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Linux
2 3 (11.54%) Ubuntu
2 3 (11.54%) Unix
2 3 (11.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (61.54%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (46.15%) Open Source
4 10 (38.46%) Test Automation
4 10 (38.46%) User Stories
5 9 (34.62%) Defect Tracking
5 9 (34.62%) OWASP
5 9 (34.62%) Responsive Web Design
5 9 (34.62%) Software Engineering
5 9 (34.62%) Test Strategy
5 9 (34.62%) Web Design
6 8 (30.77%) Exploratory Testing
7 7 (26.92%) Scrum
8 6 (23.08%) Configuration Management
8 6 (23.08%) Microservices
9 5 (19.23%) Automation Testing
9 5 (19.23%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (19.23%) Test Scripting
9 5 (19.23%) Unit Testing
9 5 (19.23%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (80.77%) Scala
2 17 (65.38%) C#
2 17 (65.38%) Java
3 12 (46.15%) Python
3 12 (46.15%) Ruby
4 7 (26.92%) Groovy
4 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
5 3 (11.54%) Haskell
5 3 (11.54%) Perl
5 3 (11.54%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (34.62%) QA
2 5 (19.23%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) Grafana
1 3 (11.54%) Kibana
1 3 (11.54%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) Google
2 4 (15.38%) Atlassian
3 3 (11.54%) Adobe
3 3 (11.54%) webMethods