The table below looks at the statistics for Automation Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automation Testing over the 3 months to 3 August 2015 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Testing
Rank - - 7
Contract jobs citing Automation Testing 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton - - 5.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.25 - £34.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bolton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bolton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
14 19 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 82.35% 73.08% 47.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 3
Average daily rate £325 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £288 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £383 £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.16% -14.51%

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

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

Automation Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

Automation Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Bolton

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

Automation Testing Daily Rate Trend in Bolton