The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wolverhampton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank - 8 -
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton - 4.00% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 4.55% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £325 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+9.28% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.00 £42.50 £80.00
% change year-on-year
+22.35% -46.87%
Automated Testing
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Wolverhampton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wolverhampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18 22 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 58.06% 88.00% 73.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 18 28
Median daily rate £375 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £493 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £13.00 £11.00 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -31.93%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wolverhampton region citing Automated Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

Automated Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

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

Automated Testing Daily Rate Trend in Wolverhampton