The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Buckinghamshire region that had QA Automation Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation QA Engineer
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring a QA Automation Engineer 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
QA Automation Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
885 1203 1235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 94.86% 96.70% 95.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 447 653 706
Median daily rate £390 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 41 63
Median hourly rate £14.00 £20.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £42.50 £20.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.14
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.12%

QA Automation Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Buckinghamshire region that featured QA Automation Engineer in the job title.

QA Automation Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

QA Automation Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

QA Automation Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire