The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Renfrewshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation
Scotland / Renfrewshire
Rank - 24 22
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 0 16 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire - 10.81% 6.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 11.51% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 7
Median daily rate - £305 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -14.82%
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £375 £358
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +4.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £50.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +33.33%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Renfrewshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
45 139 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 83.33% 93.92% 86.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 96 64
Median daily rate £350 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £305 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £438 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £18.00 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Renfrewshire 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 Renfrewshire

Test Automation
Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Test Automation Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire