The median contractor rate for a Test Automation Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

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 Test Engineer
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 44 -
Contract jobs requiring a Test Automation Engineer 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge - 0.50% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.51% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £305 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £366 £340 £325
% change year-on-year +7.72% +4.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £35.50

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 297 391 340
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 93.40% 96.78% 97.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 252 212
Median daily rate £350 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.15% +17.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 30 34
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +82.92%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.60
% change year-on-year -2.77% +8.43%  

Test Automation Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge that featured Test Automation Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation Engineer in Cambridge

Test Automation Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Automation Engineer in Cambridge

Test Automation Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation Engineer in Cambridge.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Test Automation Engineer in Cambridge