The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Automation Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Automation Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Test Engineer
Rank 52 - 39
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Test Automation Engineer 5 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.96% - 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% - 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £363 £280
% change year-on-year
-15.17% +29.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 - £29.00
Test 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 Cambridge 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
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
485 456 344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 93.27% 94.02% 94.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 306 153
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £223 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 42 36
Average hourly rate £32.50 £25.25 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.71% -15.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £16.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £57.50 £58.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Test Automation Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Test Automation Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Test Automation Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Test Automation Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Test Automation Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Test Automation Engineer across the Cambridge region.

Test Automation Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Test Automation Engineer
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Test 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 Test Automation Engineer in their job title.

1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) Ant
1 5 (100.00%) SOAP
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) ISEB
1 5 (100.00%) Scrum
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) ISEB Practitioner
1 5 (100.00%) Maven
1 5 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 5 (100.00%) JIRA
1 5 (100.00%) Groovy
1 5 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 5 (100.00%) Jenkins

Test Automation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Test 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 Test Automation Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Ant
1 5 (100.00%) Maven
1 5 (100.00%) JIRA
1 5 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 5 (100.00%) Jenkins
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) SOAP
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Scrum
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) ISEB
1 5 (100.00%) ISEB Practitioner
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