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 29 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank - 31 31
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 0 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough - 0.36% 2.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.43% 2.43%
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 £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.66 £38.75 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+43.62% +0.64%
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
119 234 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 74.38% 83.57% 85.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 135 128
Median daily rate £423 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.36% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 0
Median hourly rate £12.50 £18.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.43% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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