The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had Automation Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Engineer
Rank 153 197 190
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -7
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 13 16 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.38% 0.27% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.28% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 9
Median daily rate £475 £575 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.39% +27.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £364 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £625 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.88% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Automation Engineer
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London 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
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3267 5624 5404
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.50% 94.87% 94.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2629 4362 3934
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 91 94
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.98 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.67% -5.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.80 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £25.34 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.08
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.49%

Automation Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Automation Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Automation Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Automation Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Automation Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, 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 City of London region featuring Automation Engineer in the job title.

1 15 (55.56%) Windows
1 15 (55.56%) Python
1 15 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (55.56%) PowerShell
2 14 (51.85%) Linux
3 13 (48.15%) Bash Shell
4 12 (44.44%) Jenkins
4 12 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (40.74%) Amazon AWS
5 11 (40.74%) Ansible
5 11 (40.74%) Unix
6 10 (37.04%) Public Cloud
7 9 (33.33%) Firewall
7 9 (33.33%) Migration
7 9 (33.33%) DevOps
8 8 (29.63%) LAN
8 8 (29.63%) WAN
8 8 (29.63%) Oracle
8 8 (29.63%) TCP/IP
8 8 (29.63%) DNS
9 7 (25.93%) Active Directory
9 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
9 7 (25.93%) HTML
9 7 (25.93%) TOWER Software
9 7 (25.93%) Artifactory
9 7 (25.93%) High Availability
9 7 (25.93%) Software Delivery
10 6 (22.22%) Finance
10 6 (22.22%) Clustering
10 6 (22.22%) Perl

Automation Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.70%) CMS
1 1 (3.70%) IIS
1 1 (3.70%) Lightstreamer
1 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.70%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (40.74%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (33.33%) Firewall
2 8 (29.63%) DNS
2 8 (29.63%) LAN
2 8 (29.63%) TCP/IP
2 8 (29.63%) WAN
3 6 (22.22%) LDAP
4 1 (3.70%) HTTPS
4 1 (3.70%) Internet
4 1 (3.70%) NetScaler
4 1 (3.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) Big Data
2 1 (3.70%) MySQL
2 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (44.44%) Jenkins
2 7 (25.93%) Artifactory
3 2 (7.41%) Capybara
3 2 (7.41%) Cucumber
3 2 (7.41%) RSpec
3 2 (7.41%) Selenium
3 2 (7.41%) WATIR
4 1 (3.70%) Appium
4 1 (3.70%) Flyway
4 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.70%) IntelliJ
4 1 (3.70%) JIRA
4 1 (3.70%) JUnit
4 1 (3.70%) MSI
4 1 (3.70%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (3.70%) Ranorex
4 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.70%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.70%) TestNG
4 1 (3.70%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Banking
2 1 (3.70%) Electronics
2 1 (3.70%) Front Office
2 1 (3.70%) Legal
2 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.70%) Marketing
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.93%) HTML
2 3 (11.11%) .NET
2 3 (11.11%) RESTful
2 3 (11.11%) Web Services
3 1 (3.70%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (37.04%) Public Cloud
2 6 (22.22%) Clustering
3 2 (7.41%) STB
4 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.70%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 15 (55.56%) Windows
2 14 (51.85%) Linux
3 11 (40.74%) Unix
4 1 (3.70%) Android
4 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (33.33%) DevOps
3 9 (33.33%) Migration
4 7 (25.93%) High Availability
4 7 (25.93%) Software Delivery
5 6 (22.22%) ITIL
6 5 (18.52%) ITIL V3
7 4 (14.81%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (14.81%) Scrum
7 4 (14.81%) Software Engineering
7 4 (14.81%) Test Automation
8 3 (11.11%) Automation Testing
8 3 (11.11%) Build Automation
8 3 (11.11%) Configuration Management
8 3 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (11.11%) Exploratory Testing
8 3 (11.11%) Open Source
8 3 (11.11%) QA Automation
9 2 (7.41%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 15 (55.56%) PowerShell
1 15 (55.56%) Python
2 13 (48.15%) Bash Shell
3 6 (22.22%) Perl
4 3 (11.11%) Ruby
5 2 (7.41%) C#
5 2 (7.41%) Java
5 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.70%) ECMAScript
6 1 (3.70%) ES6
6 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) QA
2 3 (11.11%) SDET
System Software
1 7 (25.93%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) Docker
2 1 (3.70%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (40.74%) Ansible
2 4 (14.81%) BladeLogic
2 4 (14.81%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (14.81%) Puppet
3 1 (3.70%) Cobbler
3 1 (3.70%) Packer
3 1 (3.70%) Terraform
3 1 (3.70%) vRealize
3 1 (3.70%) yum
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Oracle
2 7 (25.93%) TOWER Software
3 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.70%) AppSense
4 1 (3.70%) CA
4 1 (3.70%) Citrix
4 1 (3.70%) Ektron
4 1 (3.70%) SAP
4 1 (3.70%) Sitecore
4 1 (3.70%) StreamBase
4 1 (3.70%) TIBCO
4 1 (3.70%) VMware
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