The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 29 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank - 21 -
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands - 1.03% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.21% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £500 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £39.37 £80.00
% change year-on-year
+6.68% -50.78%
Automated Testing
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
153 165 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 80.53% 84.62% 74.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 71 48
Median daily rate £500 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £320 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.95% +30.76%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Midlands region citing Automated Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Automated Testing
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Automated Testing across the Midlands region.

Automated Testing Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Automated Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Automated Testing across the Midlands region.

Automated Testing Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands