The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank - 39 29
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 0 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford - 1.81% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.17% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £260 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.45%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £353 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.47% +0.71%
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
West Yorkshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bradford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
144 230 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 86.23% 83.33% 84.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 131 70
Median daily rate £400 £350 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £288 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 4
Median hourly rate £12.00 £15.36 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.84% +5.89%
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 Bradford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bradford 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 Bradford

Test Automation
Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

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

Test Automation Daily Rate Trend in Bradford