The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank - 31 26
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford - 1.39% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.69% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £39.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-16.45% -1.25%
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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 Watford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
66 118 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 62.86% 81.94% 84.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 34 39
Average daily rate £375 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £285 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £653 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 1
Average hourly rate £19.25 £18.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.05% +68.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -12.69%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Automated Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Automated Testing across the Watford region.

Automated Testing Daily Rate Trend in Watford