The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 26 November 2014 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank - 35 -
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - 0.44% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £319 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -13.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 £35.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+64.28% -7.89%
Automated Testing
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
90 200 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 75.63% 88.89% 81.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 60 59
Average daily rate £400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 27 9
Average hourly rate £28.00 £31.56 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.26% -29.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £30.00 £33.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.93 £75.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -6.77%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Automated Testing across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Automated Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Automated Testing across the Chester region.

Automated Testing Daily Rate Trend in Chester