The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Huddersfield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank - - 8
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Huddersfield - - 4.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+18.46% -13.33%
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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 Huddersfield region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Huddersfield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
19 27 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Huddersfield 65.52% 75.00% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 2
Average daily rate £235 £375 £253
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.33% +48.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £250 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £425 £255
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £10.13 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -67.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Huddersfield

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

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Huddersfield