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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank - - 15
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling - - 1.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £325 £341
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -1.23%
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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
89 43 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 78.76% 78.18% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 12 27
Average daily rate £400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

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