The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £332 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.42% +7.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £30.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+25.20% -18.00%
Test Automation
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
197 200 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 78.49% 70.92% 73.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 114 83
Average daily rate £425 £424 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.29% -0.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.25 £43.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.30% -24.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Test Automation
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Test Automation Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Test Automation
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Test Automation across the Middlesex region.

Test Automation Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

Test Automation
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex region citing Test Automation also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Test Automation.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex region citing Test Automation also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Test Automation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET