Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 8 22
Rank change year-on-year 0 +14 -2
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 58 47 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worthing 23.11% 13.28% 7.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 24.89% 14.78% 8.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 18 7
Worthing median daily rate £450 £493 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.63% +15.88% -
10th Percentile £378 £331 £325
90th Percentile £624 £550 £556
West Sussex median daily rate £448 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +11.88% +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Worthing median hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.76% - -
West Sussex median hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year +11.76% - -

Test Automation is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Worthing with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Worthing
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 233 318 185
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worthing 92.83% 89.83% 87.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 127 77
Worthing median daily rate £450 £475 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +26.67% -
10th Percentile £313 £336 £300
90th Percentile £644 £575 £603
West Sussex median daily rate £420 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.90% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 4
Worthing median hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +84.78% -45.88%
10th Percentile £36.00 £41.25 £9.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £43.75 £36.00
West Sussex median hourly rate £47.50 £35.00 £29.75
% change year-on-year +35.71% +17.65% +85.94%

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Worthing

Job postings citing Test Automation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Worthing.

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 6 months to 22 November 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 22 November 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 49 (84.48%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (67.24%) Java
2 39 (67.24%) Git (software)
3 38 (65.52%) Scrum
4 32 (55.17%) Selenium
5 30 (51.72%) Scala
5 30 (51.72%) HTTP
6 27 (46.55%) Subversion
7 26 (44.83%) Web Development
7 26 (44.83%) Continuous Integration
8 25 (43.10%) CSS
9 24 (41.38%) HTML
10 22 (37.93%) Linux
11 21 (36.21%) Web Design
11 21 (36.21%) Responsive Web Design
11 21 (36.21%) Jenkins
12 20 (34.48%) REST
12 20 (34.48%) JSON
12 20 (34.48%) Spring
12 20 (34.48%) Ruby
13 19 (32.76%) Google
13 19 (32.76%) Open Source
13 19 (32.76%) Configuration Management
13 19 (32.76%) HTML5
13 19 (32.76%) Play Framework
13 19 (32.76%) Relational Database
14 18 (31.03%) JUnit
14 18 (31.03%) JIRA
15 17 (29.31%) Ajax
15 17 (29.31%) CSS3

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 12 (20.69%) Confluence
2 3 (5.17%) Alfresco
2 3 (5.17%) CMS
2 3 (5.17%) nginx
2 3 (5.17%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.45%) Apache
3 2 (3.45%) JBoss
3 2 (3.45%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.17%) GitHub
1 3 (5.17%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 30 (51.72%) HTTP
2 5 (8.62%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.17%) SSL
4 2 (3.45%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (32.76%) Relational Database
2 5 (8.62%) MongoDB
3 3 (5.17%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 39 (67.24%) Git (software)
2 32 (55.17%) Selenium
3 27 (46.55%) Subversion
4 21 (36.21%) Jenkins
5 18 (31.03%) JIRA
5 18 (31.03%) JUnit
6 12 (20.69%) SoapUI
7 11 (18.97%) Cucumber
8 7 (12.07%) Gatling
9 5 (8.62%) WebDriver
10 3 (5.17%) Ant
10 3 (5.17%) Grunt
10 3 (5.17%) gulp
10 3 (5.17%) IntelliJ
10 3 (5.17%) Karma Test Runner
10 3 (5.17%) Protractor
10 3 (5.17%) SpecFlow
10 3 (5.17%) Sublime Text
11 2 (3.45%) Eclipse
11 2 (3.45%) JMeter
General
1 3 (5.17%) Finance
2 1 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (1.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (68.97%) Developer
2 13 (22.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 13 (22.41%) Scala Developer
3 8 (13.79%) Analyst
3 8 (13.79%) Test Analyst
4 7 (12.07%) Tester
5 6 (10.34%) Automation Test Analyst
5 6 (10.34%) Java Developer
6 5 (8.62%) Selenium Tester
7 4 (6.90%) Agile Developer
7 4 (6.90%) Agile Java Developer
7 4 (6.90%) Linux Developer
7 4 (6.90%) QA Tester
7 4 (6.90%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (6.90%) Technical Test Analyst
8 3 (5.17%) Automation Tester
8 3 (5.17%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (5.17%) Senior Technical Analyst
8 3 (5.17%) Senior Technical Test Analyst
8 3 (5.17%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (43.10%) CSS
2 24 (41.38%) HTML
3 20 (34.48%) JSON
3 20 (34.48%) REST
3 20 (34.48%) Spring
4 19 (32.76%) HTML5
4 19 (32.76%) Play Framework
5 17 (29.31%) Ajax
5 17 (29.31%) CSS3
6 16 (27.59%) Django
6 16 (27.59%) Guice
6 16 (27.59%) Ruby on Rails
7 11 (18.97%) RESTful
8 9 (15.52%) Web Services
9 8 (13.79%) Gherkin
10 6 (10.34%) Spring MVC
10 6 (10.34%) XML
11 4 (6.90%) SOAP
12 3 (5.17%) JSP
12 3 (5.17%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.62%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (37.93%) Linux
2 15 (25.86%) Unix
3 13 (22.41%) Mac OS X
4 4 (6.90%) Windows
5 3 (5.17%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (84.48%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (65.52%) Scrum
3 26 (44.83%) Continuous Integration
3 26 (44.83%) Web Development
4 21 (36.21%) Responsive Web Design
4 21 (36.21%) Web Design
5 19 (32.76%) Configuration Management
5 19 (32.76%) Open Source
6 17 (29.31%) Continuous Deployment
7 13 (22.41%) Front End Development
8 12 (20.69%) API Testing
9 11 (18.97%) Collaborative Working
9 11 (18.97%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (17.24%) BDD
10 10 (17.24%) Exploratory Testing
10 10 (17.24%) Mentoring
10 10 (17.24%) Software Engineering
11 9 (15.52%) User Stories
12 8 (13.79%) BPMN
12 8 (13.79%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 39 (67.24%) Java
2 30 (51.72%) Scala
3 20 (34.48%) Ruby
4 14 (24.14%) JavaScript
4 14 (24.14%) Python
5 12 (20.69%) Groovy
6 9 (15.52%) C#
7 3 (5.17%) Haskell
7 3 (5.17%) Perl
7 3 (5.17%) SQL
8 1 (1.72%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (12.07%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (18.97%) QA
2 2 (3.45%) WAI
2 2 (3.45%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (5.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (5.17%) Grafana
1 3 (5.17%) Kibana
1 3 (5.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (32.76%) Google
2 5 (8.62%) Atlassian
3 2 (3.45%) webMethods
4 1 (1.72%) HP
4 1 (1.72%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.72%) MuleSoft
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle