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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation
West Yorkshire / Bradford
Rank - 27 -
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford - 0.56% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £300 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £364 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.04% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £50.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +42.85%

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
54 149 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 77.14% 83.71% 80.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 87 104
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £575 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 11
Median hourly rate £20.97 £23.75 £18.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.70% +29.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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