The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank - 43 29
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire - 0.56% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.68% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £336 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.34% +3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £36.25 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -10.49%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
293 293 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 76.50% 82.07% 65.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 172 105
Average daily rate £425 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £565 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 7
Average hourly rate £22.50 £14.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.71% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.20 £23.75 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Automated Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Automated Testing Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire