The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesbrough region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 2 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesbrough - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £376 £355 £333
% change year-on-year
+5.98% +6.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%
Test Automation
North Yorkshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Middlesbrough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
8 24 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesbrough 53.33% 92.31% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 19 1
Median daily rate £325 £425 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +88.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%