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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank - 5 9
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 0 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hounslow - 3.23% 10.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 6.25% 11.54%
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 £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-16.16% +15.38%
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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
14 16 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hounslow 58.33% 51.61% 91.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 37
Average daily rate £370 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £500 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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