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 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 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough - 0.88% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £500 -
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
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
67 75 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 69.79% 65.79% 82.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 39 41
Median daily rate £381 £450 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.27% +26.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 20 21
Median hourly rate £15.00 £12.40 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% -46.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £23.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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