The first table below looks at the demand for the Automation Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Bristol region.

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
23 Jul 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 Bristol - - -
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 £388 £275 £345
% change year-on-year
+40.90% -20.28%
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%
Job Titles Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
733 486 778
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 93.49% 91.18% 93.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 541 314 481
Average daily rate £365 £345 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.79% +2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 20 44
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.35 £24.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.86% -28.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £44.75 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
Automation Engineer
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Automation Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Automation Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Automation Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Automation Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Automation Engineer
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) JBehave
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing

Automation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) JBehave
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA