The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bournemouth region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank - 21 -
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth - 1.28% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £332 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.42% +7.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £30.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+25.20% -18.00%
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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 Bournemouth region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bournemouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
78 60 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 74.29% 76.92% 80.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 42 66
Average daily rate £355 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £284 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £598 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 10
Average hourly rate £16.31 - £27.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.93 - £9.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 - £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

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

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

Test Automation
Daily Rate Trend in Bournemouth

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

Test Automation Daily Rate Trend in Bournemouth