The table below looks at the statistics for the Automation Test Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automation Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Test Analyst
Rank 119 128 133
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +5
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Test Analyst 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.041% 0.039% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% 0.043% 0.075%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £306 £313
% change year-on-year
+6.12% -2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
2244 2317 2653
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 91.15% 91.40% 88.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1123 1018 983
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 89 84
Average hourly rate £17.07 £16.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.45% -17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

Automation Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

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
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Test Analyst within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell - - - -
Reading - - - -
Slough - - - -
Automation Test Analyst
South East

Automation Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Automation Test Analyst 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 Test Analyst in their job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Regression Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) JIRA
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) JMeter
2 2 (50.00%) JUnit
2 2 (50.00%) SOAP
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (50.00%) Zephyr
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Calabash
3 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (25.00%) Android
3 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (25.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Appcelerator
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) SQL

Automation Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Automation Test Analyst 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 Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) JIRA
2 2 (50.00%) JUnit
2 2 (50.00%) JMeter
2 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (50.00%) Zephyr
3 1 (25.00%) Calabash
3 1 (25.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) SOAP
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Android
1 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Regression Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Python
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Appcelerator