The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cambridge region that had Test Automation Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 1 March 2017 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
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automation Test Engineer
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank - 43 -
Contract jobs requiring a Test Automation Engineer 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge - 0.76% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.78% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £29.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.87 £29.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+58.17% -22.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge 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
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
272 385 309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.44% 97.47% 96.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 241 180
Median daily rate £350 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £255 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 30 19
Median hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.29 £17.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £49.25 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +11.76%

Test Automation Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Test Automation Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Test Automation Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Test Automation Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Test Automation Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Test Automation Engineer across the Cambridge region.

Test Automation Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge