The table below looks at the statistics for Automation Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automation Testing over the 3 months to 26 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Testing
Rank - 31 -
Contract jobs citing Automation Testing 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford - 0.44% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.68% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £250 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - £35.50
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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 Oxford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
265 148 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 80.06% 64.63% 76.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 93 112
Average daily rate £425 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £200 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 2
Average hourly rate £28.75 £14.00 £10.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.35% +34.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.48 £11.00 £10.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £21.00 £10.42
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Automation Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford