The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank - 27 -
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull - 0.59% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.80% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £315 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+20.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £31.44 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+27.22% -18.33%
Test Automation
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Solihull region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
78 125 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 62.90% 73.53% 73.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 43 19
Median daily rate £381 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.08% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £420 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £15.50 £21.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.90% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +30.76%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Solihull region citing Test Automation as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull