The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staines with a requirement for Test Automation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the 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.

Test Automation
Surrey / Staines
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 24
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staines - - 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £355
% change year-on-year -6.66% +5.63%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -19.44% +20.00%  

Test Automation is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Staines with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Staines
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 110 68 126
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Staines 82.71% 80.95% 94.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 23 30
Median daily rate £525 £550 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.54% +39.68%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £475 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.55% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Staines

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staines citing Test Automation as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation in Staines

Test Automation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staines

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Automation in Staines

Test Automation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staines

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Test Automation in Staines