The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Farnborough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Farnborough - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £332 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.42% +7.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £30.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+25.20% -18.00%
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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 Farnborough region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Farnborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
43 15 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Farnborough 55.84% 31.91% 63.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 10 14
Average daily rate £408 £368 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.88% +4.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £202 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £662 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £31.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

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

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

Test Automation
Daily Rate Trend in Farnborough

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

Test Automation Daily Rate Trend in Farnborough