The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Salford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank - 10 9
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 0 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford - 9.38% 10.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 10.71% 10.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 4
Average daily rate
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- £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £59.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-33.05% +83.84%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Salford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Salford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
20 28 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 83.33% 87.50% 92.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 21 34
Average daily rate £400 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £297 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £400 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.31 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

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

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

Automated Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Salford

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

Automated Testing Daily Rate Trend in Salford