The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank - 69 57
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 0 2 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes - 0.24% 1.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.30% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 10
Median daily rate - £275 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -27.63%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £343 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.18% -2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.00 £38.75 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+34.19% +0.64%
Automated Testing
Buckinghamshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
550 659 702
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 82.34% 80.07% 77.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 383 449
Median daily rate £406 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.98% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 7 20
Median hourly rate £11.25 £22.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +80.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £40.00 £15.89
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 Milton Keynes

Automated Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Automated Testing Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes