The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Berkshire region that had Automation Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation Analyst
Rank 127 129 127
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Test Analyst 1 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.040% 0.14% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.15% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 3
Median daily rate £386 £275 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.18% +15.78%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £110.00
Automation Test Analyst
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire 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
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2321 2647 2538
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.33% 92.62% 92.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1221 1379 1283
Median daily rate £400 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 89 95
Median hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £42.50 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

Automation Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Berkshire region that featured Automation Test Analyst in the job title.

Automation Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Automation Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Automation Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Automation Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, Automation Test Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region featuring Automation Test Analyst in the job title.

1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) Automated Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Scrum
3 4 (57.14%) Selenium
3 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
4 3 (42.86%) H.323
4 3 (42.86%) Linux
4 3 (42.86%) Python
4 3 (42.86%) WebDriver
4 3 (42.86%) Gherkin
4 3 (42.86%) Telepresence
4 3 (42.86%) FedRAMP
5 2 (28.57%) SpecFlow
5 2 (28.57%) SDLC
5 2 (28.57%) Coaching
5 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
5 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
5 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) .NET
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
5 2 (28.57%) Web Services
5 2 (28.57%) Windows
5 2 (28.57%) C#
5 2 (28.57%) Process Management
5 2 (28.57%) Product Management

Automation Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) H.323
1 3 (42.86%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Selenium
2 3 (42.86%) WebDriver
3 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
3 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
3 2 (28.57%) SpecFlow
3 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (28.57%) TeamCity
3 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Gherkin
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) Automated Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Scrum
3 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
4 2 (28.57%) Coaching
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (28.57%) Process Management
4 2 (28.57%) Product Management
4 2 (28.57%) SDLC
4 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
5 1 (14.29%) BDD
5 1 (14.29%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
5 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Python
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) FedRAMP
2 2 (28.57%) QA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft