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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank - 9 12
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford - 3.13% 3.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 4.00% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £350 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +34.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.79% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
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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
21 25 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 91.30% 78.13% 78.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 20 15
Average daily rate £425 £325 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% +0.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £125 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £425 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £361
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £19.63 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +15.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £29.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+5.68% -7.03%

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