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 5 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
5 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 Derbyshire - - -
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 £35.63
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +5.26%
Test Automation
East Midlands

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
194 100 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 70.80% 67.57% 69.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 52 166
Average daily rate £375 £350 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +100.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £228 £68
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £387
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 16
Average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £9.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +77.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.19 £15.50 £8.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £16.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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