The first table below looks at the demand for the Automation Test Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automation Test Analyst 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 Edinburgh 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 Test Analyst
Rank 83 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Test Analyst 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.23% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £338 £275
% change year-on-year
-9.62% +22.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1204 972 959
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.28% 95.20% 94.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 694 451 445
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 23 17
Average hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.20 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £24.00 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
Automation Test Analyst
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Automation Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Automation Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Automation Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Automation Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Automation Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Automation Test Analyst 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 Test Analyst in their job title.

1 5 (71.43%) Selenium
2 4 (57.14%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (57.14%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (42.86%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) JBoss
4 2 (28.57%) SOA
4 2 (28.57%) ETL
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
4 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
4 2 (28.57%) Java EE
4 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
4 2 (28.57%) Drools
4 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 2 (28.57%) WinRunner
5 1 (14.29%) SWIFT
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
5 1 (14.29%) JIRA
5 1 (14.29%) Test Management
5 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
5 1 (14.29%) Zephyr
5 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (14.29%) BDD
5 1 (14.29%) Open Source
5 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
5 1 (14.29%) GIS
5 1 (14.29%) Scrum

Automation Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Automation Test Analyst 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 Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Data Mining
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Selenium
2 4 (57.14%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
3 2 (28.57%) WinRunner
4 1 (14.29%) Zephyr
4 1 (14.29%) JIRA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Java EE
1 2 (28.57%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) GIS
1 1 (14.29%) Open Source
1 1 (14.29%) SWIFT
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) SOA
1 2 (28.57%) ETL
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
1 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
1 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
2 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) BDD
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Test Management
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) JBoss
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle