Period
to 14 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a QA Automation Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Automation QA Engineer
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 130 97
Contract jobs requiring a QA Automation Engineer 0 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire - 0.17% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.18% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 4
Buckinghamshire median daily rate - £300 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.45% -
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £290
% change year-on-year - +37.93% -35.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies in Buckinghamshire with a recognized job title 1,583 2,247 1,581
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.85% 94.81% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 897 996 840
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £213 £216 £200
90th Percentile £575 £525 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 126 81
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.14% +20.69% +3.57%
10th Percentile £10.09 £10.25 £9.00
90th Percentile £35.25 £42.79 £40.00
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £18.96
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.08% +7.53%

QA Automation Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings that featured QA Automation Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for QA Automation Engineer in Buckinghamshire

QA Automation Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing QA Automation Engineer in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for QA Automation Engineer in Buckinghamshire