The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT contracts advertised for the York region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank - 30 -
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in York - 0.79% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.99% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £330
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +7.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £41.75
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -7.18%
Test Automation
North Yorkshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
York
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
81 101 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in York 83.51% 80.16% 81.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 66 81
Average daily rate £365 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 3
Average hourly rate £32.50 £38.00 £12.21
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.47% +211.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+22.95% -3.17%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in York

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

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in York

Test Automation
Daily Rate Trend in York

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

Test Automation Daily Rate Trend in York