The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Worthing 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 27 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 / Worthing
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 9 12
Rank change year-on-year -10 +3  
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 18 49 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worthing 14.40% 21.03% 11.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.51% 22.79% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 6
Median daily rate £500 £441 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.37% -19.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £406 £463
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £488 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.25 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +0.65% +8.57%  

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 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 109 215 96
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Worthing 87.20% 92.27% 89.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 95 43
Median daily rate £488 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.50% -5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £300 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £664 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 £15.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +216.66% -  
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 Worthing

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation in Worthing

Test Automation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Worthing

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Automation in Worthing

Test Automation
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Worthing

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Test Automation in Worthing over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Test Automation in Worthing

Test Automation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Worthing

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Test Automation in Worthing

For the 6 months to 27 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 Worthing region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 33 (97.06%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (85.29%) Git (software)
3 26 (76.47%) Continuous Integration
4 25 (73.53%) C#
5 24 (70.59%) HTML
5 24 (70.59%) CSS
5 24 (70.59%) REST
6 23 (67.65%) HTTP
7 22 (64.71%) Open Source
7 22 (64.71%) Scala
8 21 (61.76%) JSON
8 21 (61.76%) Play Framework
9 20 (58.82%) Jenkins
9 20 (58.82%) HTML5
9 20 (58.82%) JUnit
9 20 (58.82%) JavaScript
9 20 (58.82%) Spring
9 20 (58.82%) Ruby
9 20 (58.82%) Google
10 19 (55.88%) Java
10 19 (55.88%) Python
11 18 (52.94%) JIRA
12 17 (50.00%) Relational Database
13 16 (47.06%) Responsive Web Design
13 16 (47.06%) Apache
13 16 (47.06%) Subversion
13 16 (47.06%) Web Design
14 15 (44.12%) Selenium
15 14 (41.18%) Configuration Management
16 13 (38.24%) Ajax

Test Automation
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 16 (47.06%) Apache
2 13 (38.24%) Confluence
3 7 (20.59%) JBoss
3 7 (20.59%) nginx
3 7 (20.59%) Tomcat
3 7 (20.59%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.94%) Alfresco
4 1 (2.94%) Mule
4 1 (2.94%) Mule ESB
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.59%) GitHub
1 7 (20.59%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (67.65%) HTTP
2 11 (32.35%) TCP/IP
3 7 (20.59%) SSL
4 4 (11.76%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 8 (23.53%) MongoDB
2 8 (23.53%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 29 (85.29%) Git (software)
2 20 (58.82%) Jenkins
2 20 (58.82%) JUnit
3 18 (52.94%) JIRA
4 16 (47.06%) Subversion
5 15 (44.12%) Selenium
6 8 (23.53%) Protractor
6 8 (23.53%) SpecFlow
7 7 (20.59%) Ant
7 7 (20.59%) Cucumber
7 7 (20.59%) Eclipse
7 7 (20.59%) Gatling
7 7 (20.59%) Grunt
7 7 (20.59%) gulp
7 7 (20.59%) IntelliJ
7 7 (20.59%) Karma Test Runner
7 7 (20.59%) Sublime Text
7 7 (20.59%) WebDriver
8 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (2.94%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (8.82%) Marketing
2 1 (2.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 32 (94.12%) Developer
2 22 (64.71%) Scala Developer
3 7 (20.59%) Developer in Test
3 7 (20.59%) Senior Developer
3 7 (20.59%) Senior Scala Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Digital Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Scala Software Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Senior Software Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Senior Software Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Software Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Java Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Java Scala Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (2.94%) CSS Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Interaction Designer
7 1 (2.94%) Interaction Developer
7 1 (2.94%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Interaction Designer
7 1 (2.94%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (70.59%) CSS
1 24 (70.59%) HTML
1 24 (70.59%) REST
2 21 (61.76%) JSON
2 21 (61.76%) Play Framework
3 20 (58.82%) HTML5
3 20 (58.82%) Spring
4 13 (38.24%) Ajax
4 13 (38.24%) CSS3
4 13 (38.24%) Django
4 13 (38.24%) Guice
4 13 (38.24%) Ruby on Rails
5 11 (32.35%) AngularJS
6 9 (26.47%) Akka
6 9 (26.47%) spray
7 8 (23.53%) Node.js
7 8 (23.53%) SOAP
7 8 (23.53%) XML
8 7 (20.59%) J2EE
8 7 (20.59%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Computer Science
1 3 (8.82%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 12 (35.29%) Linux
2 8 (23.53%) Unix
3 7 (20.59%) Ubuntu
3 7 (20.59%) Windows
4 1 (2.94%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (97.06%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (76.47%) Continuous Integration
3 22 (64.71%) Open Source
4 16 (47.06%) Responsive Web Design
4 16 (47.06%) Web Design
5 14 (41.18%) Configuration Management
6 13 (38.24%) OWASP
7 8 (23.53%) BDD
7 8 (23.53%) DevOps
7 8 (23.53%) Microservices
7 8 (23.53%) Scrum
7 8 (23.53%) Software Engineering
8 7 (20.59%) Analytics
8 7 (20.59%) Exploratory Testing
8 7 (20.59%) Test Strategy
8 7 (20.59%) Validation
9 6 (17.65%) Web Development
10 5 (14.71%) MVC
11 4 (11.76%) Regression Testing
11 4 (11.76%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 25 (73.53%) C#
2 22 (64.71%) Scala
3 20 (58.82%) JavaScript
3 20 (58.82%) Ruby
4 19 (55.88%) Java
4 19 (55.88%) Python
5 7 (20.59%) Groovy
5 7 (20.59%) Haskell
5 7 (20.59%) Perl
5 7 (20.59%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) HNC
2 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 7 (20.59%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (20.59%) Grafana
1 7 (20.59%) Kibana
1 7 (20.59%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (58.82%) Google
2 7 (20.59%) Adobe
2 7 (20.59%) webMethods
3 4 (11.76%) Microsoft