The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank - 19 24
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 0 18 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool - 6.36% 1.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 8.07% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 18 0
Median daily rate - £504 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £34.47 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+16.04% -8.08%
Test Automation
Merseyside

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
201 223 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 78.21% 78.80% 65.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 121 63
Median daily rate £400 £490 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.36% +30.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £700 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 5
Median hourly rate £15.00 - £26.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 - £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.40 - £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.09%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Liverpool region citing Test Automation as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Test Automation
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Test Automation Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool