The table below looks at the statistics for Automation Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automation Testing over the 3 months to 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Testing
Rank - 65 60
Contract jobs citing Automation Testing 0 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - 0.51% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.70% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 2
Average daily rate
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- £300 £342
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £328 £275
% change year-on-year
-8.39% +19.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £15.00 -
% change year-on-year
+183.33% -
Automation Testing
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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 Hertfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
480 573 523
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 70.69% 73.75% 77.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 295 291
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 31 15
Average hourly rate £17.50 £32.50 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.15% +120.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £9.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £37.50 £36.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Automation Testing across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automation Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Automation Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Automation Testing across the Hertfordshire region.

Automation Testing Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire