The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London 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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation QA Engineer
Rank 157 155 202
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +47
Contract jobs requiring a QA Automation Engineer 8 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.25% 0.12% 0.052%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.12% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 3
Median daily rate £500 - £355
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 - £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £569 - £411
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £250
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 - -
QA 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
3021 3289 5467
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.45% 95.58% 95.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2398 2613 4193
Median daily rate £490 £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.15% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 46 103
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £11.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £41.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

QA Automation Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

QA Automation Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

QA 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 QA Automation Engineer across the City of London region.

QA Automation Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

QA Automation Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing QA Automation Engineer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

QA Automation Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 City of London region featuring QA Automation Engineer in the job title.

1 11 (100.00%) QA
2 10 (90.91%) QA Automation
3 7 (63.64%) Test Automation
4 6 (54.55%) Selenium
5 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (36.36%) NUnit
6 4 (36.36%) Release Management
6 4 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (36.36%) DbUnit
6 4 (36.36%) Process Improvement
6 4 (36.36%) Big Data
6 4 (36.36%) Robot Framework
6 4 (36.36%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (36.36%) SDLC
7 3 (27.27%) Banking
7 3 (27.27%) Front Office
7 3 (27.27%) Investment Banking
8 2 (18.18%) Finance
8 2 (18.18%) SQL
8 2 (18.18%) Exploratory Testing
8 2 (18.18%) Automation Testing
9 1 (9.09%) CasperJS
9 1 (9.09%) Functional Testing
9 1 (9.09%) Analytics
9 1 (9.09%) Defect Tracking
9 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
9 1 (9.09%) Behat
9 1 (9.09%) Build Automation
9 1 (9.09%) PHPUnit
9 1 (9.09%) HTML5

QA 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) Big Data
1 4 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Selenium
2 4 (36.36%) DbUnit
2 4 (36.36%) NUnit
2 4 (36.36%) Robot Framework
3 1 (9.09%) CasperJS
3 1 (9.09%) PHPUnit
General
1 3 (27.27%) Banking
1 3 (27.27%) Front Office
1 3 (27.27%) Investment Banking
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) Behat
1 1 (9.09%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
1 1 (9.09%) HTML5
1 1 (9.09%) RESTful
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Credit Derivative
1 1 (9.09%) Derivative
1 1 (9.09%) Fixed Income
1 1 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (9.09%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) QA Automation
2 7 (63.64%) Test Automation
3 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (36.36%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (36.36%) Process Improvement
4 4 (36.36%) Release Management
4 4 (36.36%) SDLC
5 2 (18.18%) Automation Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Exploratory Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Analytics
6 1 (9.09%) Build Automation
6 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (9.09%) Defect Tracking
6 1 (9.09%) Functional Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Scrum
6 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
6 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) C#
2 1 (9.09%) C++
2 1 (9.09%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 1 (9.09%) PHP
2 1 (9.09%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (9.09%) SDET
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) HP