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 26 May 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 May 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 £375 £373 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +14.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
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
45 56 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Farnborough 73.77% 54.90% 63.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 34 29
Median daily rate £400 £395 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £290 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 4
Median hourly rate £38.00 £27.00 £60.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.74% -55.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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