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 27 April 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
27 Apr 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 £355 £330 £331
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -0.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £41.75 £44.09
% change year-on-year
-7.18% -5.30%
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
58 96 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 71.60% 80.00% 71.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 50 10
Average daily rate £368 £340 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.08% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £299 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 £31.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +117.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -3.12%

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