The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stirling region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank - - 23
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling - - 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £330 £339
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -2.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £43.50 £44.09
% change year-on-year
-13.79% -1.33%
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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 Stirling region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Stirling
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
86 48 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 76.11% 70.59% 79.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 15 45
Average daily rate £420 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £481 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £14.50 - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

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

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

Test Automation
Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Test Automation across the Stirling region.

Test Automation Daily Rate Trend in Stirling