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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automated Testing
Berkshire / Slough
Rank - - 34
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough - - 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £358
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +36.36%

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
87 194 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 78.38% 81.17% 77.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 115 136
Median daily rate £400 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £280 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 3
Median hourly rate £41.00 £42.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.52% +30.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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