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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank - - 32
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire - - 1.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £288
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £31.44 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+27.22% -18.33%
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
206 186 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 75.74% 76.54% 69.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 110 85
Median daily rate £380 £363 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.82% -4.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £463 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 5
Median hourly rate £20.00 £11.21 £9.21
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.41% +21.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.74 £8.00 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £12.50 £10.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +29.38%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Derbyshire region citing Test Automation as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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