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 1 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank - 12 10
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 0 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hounslow - 1.96% 10.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 3.45% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Average daily rate
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- £500 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +48.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £38.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-18.33% +32.75%
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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
19 29 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hounslow 65.52% 56.86% 89.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 21 36
Average daily rate £400 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £400 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.52 £25.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+26.29% -15.57%

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