The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Bristol region that had QA Automation Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation QA Engineer
Rank 75 73 68
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Contract jobs requiring a QA Automation Engineer 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.11% 0.22% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.23% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Median daily rate £400 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £425
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -21.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
QA Automation Engineer
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol 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
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
888 859 811
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 94.57% 95.34% 95.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 645 642 576
Median daily rate £375 £375 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £260 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £502 £476
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 42 29
Median hourly rate £25.00 £15.50 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.29% -12.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £35.10 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

QA Automation Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Bristol region that featured QA Automation Engineer in the job title.

QA Automation Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

QA Automation Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

QA Automation Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

QA Automation Engineer Skill Set
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, QA Automation Engineer 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 Bristol region featuring QA Automation Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Xcode
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (100.00%) Robotium
1 1 (100.00%) Appium
1 1 (100.00%) Protractor
1 1 (100.00%) Exploratory Testing

QA Automation Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Appium
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Protractor
1 1 (100.00%) Robotium
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (100.00%) Xcode
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) RabbitMQ
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Exploratory Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA