The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 14 February 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank - 23 -
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast - 1.19% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.43% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £350 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £375 £345
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.25 £33.00 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+40.15% -3.64%
Automated Testing
County Antrim

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
78 70 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 82.98% 83.33% 62.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 36 15
Average daily rate £325 £150 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+116.66% -46.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £88 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

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

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Automated Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

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

Automated Testing Daily Rate Trend in Belfast