The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Aylesbury region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank - 8 -
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aylesbury - 3.57% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 4.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £219 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £330
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +7.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £41.75
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -7.18%
Test Automation
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Aylesbury region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Aylesbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6 24 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aylesbury 85.71% 85.71% 74.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 16
Average daily rate £650 £300 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+116.66% -9.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 0
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Aylesbury

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Automation across the Aylesbury region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Aylesbury

Test Automation
Daily Rate Trend in Aylesbury

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

Test Automation Daily Rate Trend in Aylesbury