The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation Analyst
Rank 91 - 78
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Test Analyst 3 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.20% - 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% - 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Average daily rate £240 - £234
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 - £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £308 - £299
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £110.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £110.00
Automation Test Analyst
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh 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
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1465 1391 1200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.50% 95.34% 94.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 828 787 669
Average daily rate £400 £365 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -5.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 24 33
Average hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -41.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.40 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Automation Test Analyst across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Automation Test Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Automation Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
3 3 (42.86%) JIRA
3 3 (42.86%) Scrum
4 2 (28.57%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle
4 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
4 2 (28.57%) SoapUI
4 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
4 2 (28.57%) User Stories
4 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (14.29%) Defect Management
5 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Testing
5 1 (14.29%) BDD
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (14.29%) Kanban
5 1 (14.29%) QA
5 1 (14.29%) FitNesse
5 1 (14.29%) Firebug
5 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Banking
5 1 (14.29%) Retail
5 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
5 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
5 1 (14.29%) Java EE
5 1 (14.29%) SAP

Automation Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Selenium
2 3 (42.86%) JIRA
3 2 (28.57%) SoapUI
4 1 (14.29%) Firebug
4 1 (14.29%) FitNesse
4 1 (14.29%) HP UFT
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Java EE
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
2 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
3 2 (28.57%) User Stories
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 1 (14.29%) BDD
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) Defect Management
4 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Kanban
4 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
4 1 (14.29%) SOA
4 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) SAP
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