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 14 February 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank - 26 -
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in York - 0.88% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.10% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +12.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -
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
76 91 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in York 91.57% 79.82% 83.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 60 73
Average daily rate £350 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £375 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 3
Average hourly rate £32.50 £38.00 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.47% +78.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £38.00 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £38.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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