The table below looks at the statistics for Automation Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lichfield region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automation Testing over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Automation Testing 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lichfield - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £106.75 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+184.66% -
Automation Testing
Staffordshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Lichfield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lichfield 80.00% 90.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
Median daily rate £258 £338 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.70% -32.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £338 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £338 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%