The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank - - 22
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough - - 2.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 3.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £31.44 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+27.22% -18.33%
Test Automation
Cambridgeshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
68 84 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 71.58% 72.41% 72.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 36 67
Median daily rate £350 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £575 £446
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 15 7
Median hourly rate £42.50 £12.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+254.16% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Peterborough 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 Peterborough

Test Automation
Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Test Automation Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough