The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank - - 23
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - - 2.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 2.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £44.25 £57.50
% change year-on-year
-0.56% -23.04%
Automated Testing
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
126 46 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 73.68% 66.67% 77.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 21 48
Median daily rate £380 £425 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.58% +57.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £300 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £450 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 2
Median hourly rate £40.00 £15.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+162.29% -12.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 Northern Ireland

Automated Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Automated Testing Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland
Belfast, County Antrim
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £250 - £270 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £303.07 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
Computer People
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago