The table below looks at the statistics for Automation Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the High Wycombe region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automation Testing over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank - 17 -
Contract jobs citing Automation Testing 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe - 3.33% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 4.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate - £225 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £170.00 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year
+300.00% -
Automation Testing
Buckinghamshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
High Wycombe
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
49 48 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 76.56% 80.00% 73.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 24 24
Average daily rate £365 £350 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £225 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £400 £356
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Average hourly rate £55.00 £11.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+400.00% -48.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

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

Automation Testing Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

Automation Testing
Daily Rate Trend in High Wycombe

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

Automation Testing Daily Rate Trend in High Wycombe