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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 26 March 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank - 21 25
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford - 1.83% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.56% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £413 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +58.65%
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -1.23%
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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 Bradford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bradford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
204 117 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 83.95% 71.34% 78.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 65 64
Average daily rate £375 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 4
Average hourly rate £16.72 £50.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.56% +300.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Automation across the Bradford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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