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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank - 22 25
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford - 2.10% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 3.00% 0.87%
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 £350 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £105.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-64.28% +162.50%
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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
224 100 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 87.16% 69.93% 72.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 64 52
Average daily rate £350 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £361
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 6
Average hourly rate £16.72 £50.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.56% +300.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.90 £50.00 £12.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.10 £50.00 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £29.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+5.68% -7.03%

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