The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation 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 Test Automation over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank - - 7
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford - - 15.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 19.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate
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- - £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.50% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -
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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
19 24 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 86.36% 72.73% 80.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 18 14
Average daily rate £400 £350 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +8.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £165 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £19.63 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +15.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

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

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

Test Automation
Daily Rate Trend in Salford

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

Test Automation Daily Rate Trend in Salford