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 December 2014 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank - - 14
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling - - 2.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £328 £313
% change year-on-year
+15.26% +4.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £37.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-24.00% +167.85%
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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
60 25 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 76.92% 86.21% 68.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 11 21
Average daily rate £424 £420 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.89% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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