The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hemel Hempstead region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank - 15 -
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead - 0.97% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.16% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £369 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.47% +5.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.75 £30.72 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+19.62% -22.22%
Test Automation
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Hemel Hempstead region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hemel Hempstead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40 86 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 70.18% 83.50% 89.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 52 31
Median daily rate £388 £385 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +5.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £240 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +26.21%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Hemel Hempstead

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hemel Hempstead 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 Hemel Hempstead

Test Automation
Hourly Rate Trend in Hemel Hempstead

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Test Automation across the Hemel Hempstead region.

Test Automation Hourly Rate Trend in Hemel Hempstead