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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation
Scotland / Renfrewshire
Rank - 26 27
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 0 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire - 8.62% 5.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 9.68% 6.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 7
Median daily rate - £306 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.38% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £50.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +75.43%

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
30 155 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 85.71% 89.08% 91.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 125 72
Median daily rate £320 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.41% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £295 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £432 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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