The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank - - 24
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 0 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton - - 2.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 3.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £225
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-17.50% +6.66%
Test Automation
Northamptonshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
187 149 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 86.57% 68.35% 87.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 109 117
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £277 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £518 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Median hourly rate £11.50 £22.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.88% +60.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

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

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

Test Automation
Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

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

Test Automation Daily Rate Trend in Northampton