The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT contracts advertised for the County Antrim region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +12.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -
Test Automation
Northern Ireland

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
County Antrim
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
78 70 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 83.87% 81.40% 66.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 36 15
Average daily rate £325 £150 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+116.66% -46.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £88 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Automation across the County Antrim region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

Test Automation
Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Test Automation Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim