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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank - 17 -
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast - 4.04% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 5.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Median daily rate - £363 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £37.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+12.66% +3.44%
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
75 75 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 83.33% 75.76% 70.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 38 24
Median daily rate £315 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £108 £150 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -1.58%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Belfast region citing Automated Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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