The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank - 34 29
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 0 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough - 0.35% 2.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.43% 2.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £175 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -39.13%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £59.31 £40.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+48.27% +1.26%
Automated Testing
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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 Slough region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
106 233 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 67.09% 82.33% 86.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 135 133
Median daily rate £450 £353 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.65% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £245 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £488 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 2
Median hourly rate £12.00 £36.50 £44.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.12% -17.97%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +15.09%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Slough region citing Automated Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Automated Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Automated Testing Daily Rate Trend in Slough