The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Edinburgh region that had Automation Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation Analyst
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 66 88 77
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -11
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Test Analyst 4 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.47% 0.20% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.21% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
Median daily rate £375 £155 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+141.93% -50.40%
UK excluding London median daily rate £331 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
800 1405 1295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.79% 95.90% 95.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 523 721 719
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 16
Median hourly rate £15.28 £15.25 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.19% -36.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.49 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £64.90 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +6.92%

Automation Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Edinburgh region that featured Automation Test Analyst in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, Automation Test Analyst 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 Edinburgh region featuring Automation Test Analyst in the job title.

1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) Selenium
1 5 (71.43%) Test Automation
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) User Stories
3 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
4 2 (28.57%) JIRA
4 2 (28.57%) QA
4 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
4 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
4 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
4 2 (28.57%) BDD
4 2 (28.57%) SpecFlow
4 2 (28.57%) Scrum
4 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
4 2 (28.57%) ISEB
4 2 (28.57%) C#
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
5 1 (14.29%) Exploratory Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Python
5 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) Java
5 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 1 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) HP UFT
5 1 (14.29%) SAP
5 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing

Automation Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Selenium
2 2 (28.57%) JIRA
2 2 (28.57%) SpecFlow
2 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
2 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
3 1 (14.29%) Appium
3 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
3 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 1 (14.29%) HP UFT
3 1 (14.29%) Protractor
3 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Electronics
2 1 (14.29%) Law
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Retail Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) Test Automation
2 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
2 3 (42.86%) User Stories
3 2 (28.57%) BDD
3 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (14.29%) Exploratory Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
4 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
4 1 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Test Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ISEB
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) SAP