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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 27 June 2016 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank - 7 -
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford - 4.76% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 5.88% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £400 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
Test Automation
Manchester

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
31 17 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 93.94% 80.95% 70.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 14 14
Median daily rate £370 £385 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.89% +18.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £350 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £430 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £18.31 £19.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.72%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Salford 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 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