The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Lothian region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank - 15 7
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 0 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian - 2.35% 17.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.82% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 7
Median daily rate - £375 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £31.44 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+27.22% -16.16%
Test Automation
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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 West Lothian region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Lothian
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
22 71 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 100.00% 83.53% 89.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 32 23
Median daily rate £370 £330 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.12% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £280 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £395 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Lothian region citing Test Automation as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

Test Automation
Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

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

Test Automation Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian