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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank - 19 6
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 0 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian - 1.96% 20.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.20% 24.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 7
Median daily rate - £381 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.75 £31.44 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+16.88% -18.33%
Test Automation
Scotland

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
29 91 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 96.67% 89.22% 82.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 45 22
Median daily rate £329 £369 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.91% -1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £280 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £400 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £32.50 - £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

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