The median contractor rate for a Senior Automation Tester was - per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 28 June 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.

Senior Automation Tester
England / East of England
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 127 147
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Automation Tester 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England - 0.078% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.082% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £338 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -15.62%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £373 £363
% change year-on-year +0.67% +2.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England. 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
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2217 2451 2882
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 93.86% 96.08% 95.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4544 5023 7106
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £156 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 580 857 955
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.96 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £42.50 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

Senior Automation Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings that featured Senior Automation Tester in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Automation Tester in the East of England

Senior Automation Tester
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Senior Automation Tester in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Automation Tester in the East of England