The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Derbyshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank - 26 30
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 0 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire - 2.37% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 3.47% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Average daily rate
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- £320 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +28.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-16.16% +15.38%
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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 Derbyshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Derbyshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
162 144 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 70.13% 68.25% 69.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 87 81
Average daily rate £368 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £280 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 19
Average hourly rate £33.00 £14.50 £53.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+127.58% -72.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.21 £8.94 £35.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £67.50 £56.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

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

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

Test Automation
Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

Test Automation Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire