The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Luton 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 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank - - 25
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton - - 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £255
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.21% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £39.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-7.05% +4.00%
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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 Luton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
195 68 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 91.98% 81.93% 76.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 42 88
Average daily rate £450 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £510 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 4
Average hourly rate £43.72 £22.50 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.28% -52.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.85 £17.00 £38.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.43 £41.00 £160.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +4.08%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Test Automation
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Test Automation Daily Rate Trend in Luton