The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warwickshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 43 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 0.54% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£281 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £29.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+34.48% -22.66%
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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 Warwickshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Warwickshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
299 180 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 81.25% 72.58% 70.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 98 82
Average daily rate £375 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £242 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £435 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 17 27
Average hourly rate £18.00 £25.25 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.71% -9.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.65 £11.98 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.55 £29.25 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

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

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

Test Automation
Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Test Automation Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

Test Automation
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire region citing Test Automation also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Test Automation.

1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Test-First Development
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) ERP
1 2 (100.00%) SaaS
1 2 (100.00%) BDD

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire region citing Test Automation also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Test Automation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) SaaS
General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Software Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Agile C# Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ERP
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Test-First Development
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#