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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank - 32 -
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool - 1.39% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.77% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Median daily rate - £340 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £31.44 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+27.22% -18.33%
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
180 226 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 78.26% 78.47% 70.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 122 82
Median daily rate £400 £330 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -9.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £135 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £750 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 4
Median hourly rate £15.00 £135.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-88.88% +409.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £47.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.40 £135.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +26.36%

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