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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £38.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-18.33% +32.75%
Test Automation
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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 Solihull region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
82 48 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 75.23% 76.19% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 22 20
Average daily rate £340 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £445 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £20.75 - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.52 £25.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+26.29% -15.57%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Automation across the Solihull region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull