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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 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
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £366 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.21% +4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.75 £31.44 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+16.88% -19.38%
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
62 50 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Farnborough 77.50% 54.95% 52.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 42 26
Median daily rate £450 £345 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% -18.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £325 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £424 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 2
Median hourly rate £59.31 £42.50 £62.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.55% -32.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Farnborough 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 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