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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank - 32 33
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 0 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough - 1.04% 2.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.33% 2.53%
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 £383 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+9.28% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.00 £42.50 £80.00
% change year-on-year
+22.35% -46.87%
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
120 225 237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 75.95% 78.13% 85.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 143 139
Median daily rate £363 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £488 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 4
Median hourly rate £27.25 £36.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.34% +55.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £17.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

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