Period
to 10 August 2020

The median contractor rate for a Test Automation Manager was - per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 10 August 2020.

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 Manager
England > North West
6 months to
10 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank - 204 223
Contract jobs requiring a Test Automation Manager 0 2 2
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the North West - 0.037% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.039% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £363
England median daily rate £531 £500 £488
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Contract vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 2,000 5,069 5,852
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.76% 94.34% 95.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,205 3,292 3,649
Median daily rate £405 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.71% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £188 £225 £250
90th Percentile £600 £594 £575
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 258 318
Median hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £19.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.43% -8.18% -7.02%
10th Percentile £11.07 £12.00 £11.17
90th Percentile £52.00 £52.48 £50.00
Median hourly rate £27.00 £20.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year +35.00% +6.95% +1.08%

Test Automation Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings that featured Test Automation Manager in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation Manager in the North West

Test Automation Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Test Automation Manager in the North West.

Daily rate trend for Test Automation Manager in the North West