The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hounslow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank - - 10
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hounslow - - 9.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 9.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate
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- - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £319 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.50% -1.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.25 £17.75
% change year-on-year
-2.06% +104.22%
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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 Hounslow region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hounslow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
28 37 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hounslow 73.68% 80.43% 93.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 33 39
Average daily rate £381 £430 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.33% -3.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £250 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £498 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £11.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -11.29%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Hounslow

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

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Hounslow

Test Automation
Daily Rate Trend in Hounslow

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

Test Automation Daily Rate Trend in Hounslow