The first table below looks at the demand for Automated Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Portsmouth region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank - 13 15
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 0 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth - 1.56% 4.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.63% 7.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate - £340 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate £341 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
65 38 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 67.71% 59.38% 65.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 22 41
Average daily rate £290 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 13
Average hourly rate £36.00 £26.98 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.45% -18.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.45 £26.98 £21.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £35.00 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +20.75%
Automated Testing
Hampshire

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

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

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

Automated Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Automated Testing Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

Automated Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Automated Testing across the Portsmouth region.

Automated Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth