The table below looks at the statistics for the Automation Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automation Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Engineer
Rank 32 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.46% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £322
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +8.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - -
Automation Engineer
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
199 188 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 91.71% 84.30% 95.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 102 137
Average daily rate £385 £338 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.07% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £125 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 16
Average hourly rate £42.00 £14.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+200.00% -9.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

Automation Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Automation Engineer in the job title across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Automation Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

Automation Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Automation Engineer across the Basingstoke region.

Automation Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

Automation Engineer
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region that cited Automation Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Automation Engineer in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Web Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) TestComplete
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Media

Automation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region that cited Automation Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Automation Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) TestComplete
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Web Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft