The table below looks at the statistics for the Automation Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton 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 22 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Engineer
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £280 £345
% change year-on-year
+56.25% -18.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £29.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -17.14%
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 Brighton 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
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
236 186 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 94.02% 97.89% 97.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 102 135
Average daily rate £275 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.13% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £255 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £435 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 6 7
Average hourly rate £14.00 £14.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.75% -28.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £17.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £37.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

Automation Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

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

Automation Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

Automation Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

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

Automation Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

Automation Engineer
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (100.00%) Gherkin
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API

Automation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) SpecFlow
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) Gherkin
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA