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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automated Testing
Berkshire / Slough
Rank - - 35
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough - - 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £253
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £56.88 £45.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+26.40% +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
102 211 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 76.69% 84.06% 73.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 123 126
Median daily rate £419 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.68% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £259 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £487 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 4
Median hourly rate £41.00 £175.00 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-76.57% +460.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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