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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank - 21 -
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth - 1.63% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £300 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £31.44 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+27.22% -18.33%
Test Automation
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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
93 90 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 83.04% 73.17% 81.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 58 64
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £170 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 6
Median hourly rate £18.25 £34.00 £16.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.32% +104.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £16.23 £15.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bournemouth region citing Test Automation as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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