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 6 May 2015 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
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 £358 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.50% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -
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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
63 31 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Farnborough 53.85% 67.39% 65.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 18 13
Average daily rate £405 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £376 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 4
Average hourly rate £45.00 £60.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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