The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Stirling region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank - 21 -
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling - 1.09% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.39% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £450 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £105.00 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+162.50% -5.88%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Stirling
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
46 72 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 70.77% 78.26% 73.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 43 29
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £15.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Test Automation
Scotland

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