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 27 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank - 29 32
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 0 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough - 0.85% 1.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.12% 2.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £288
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.37 £80.00
% change year-on-year
+1.60% -50.78%
Automated Testing
Berkshire

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
124 178 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 78.98% 75.42% 81.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 122 130
Median daily rate £350 £363 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +8.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £488 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 8
Median hourly rate £37.50 £23.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.89% -32.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.90 £17.50 £10.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £37.00 £43.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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