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 10 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
10 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 Farnborough - - -
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 £36.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+36.98% -2.66%
Test Automation
Hampshire

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
40 81 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Farnborough 64.52% 77.88% 51.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 50 26
Average daily rate £450 £440 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £324 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £13.75 £44.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -68.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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