The table below looks at the statistics for Automation Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automation Testing over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Testing
Rank - 41 41
Contract jobs citing Automation Testing 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire - 0.95% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.28% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
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- £363 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £343 £300
% change year-on-year
-5.10% +14.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 - -
Automation Testing
East Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
174 235 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 73.73% 74.60% 63.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 96 73
Average daily rate £350 £338 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -0.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £125 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 27 46
Average hourly rate £15.50 £34.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.41% +1.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £7.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

Automation Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Automation Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Automation Testing Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Automation Testing
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Testing within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Leicester - - - -
Automation Testing
East Midlands