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 29 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
29 Aug 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 £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 £36.75 £31.44 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+16.88% -18.33%
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
17 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesbrough 77.27% 14.29% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 9
Median daily rate £338 - £418
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 - £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 - £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £13.50 - £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.53 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-9.26% +26.36%