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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank - 8 11
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford - 5.88% 3.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 6.67% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £375 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +44.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -12.50%
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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
16 15 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 61.54% 88.24% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 16
Average daily rate £350 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £375 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £13.67 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -48.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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