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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation Analyst
Rank 92 83 77
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -6
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Test Analyst 2 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.14% 0.070% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.073% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 5
Median daily rate £325 £300 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +26.31%
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £304
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +6.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £110.00
UK excluding London median 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
1346 1363 1139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.19% 95.85% 95.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 757 744 679
Median daily rate £400 £356 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.35% -6.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £269 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £493 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 25 40
Median hourly rate £20.50 £14.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.42% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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 28 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, 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 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Selenium
1 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) JIRA
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) FitNesse
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) SAP
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) HP UFT
3 1 (20.00%) SAP BI
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Testing
3 1 (20.00%) User Stories
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) SoapUI

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) FitNesse
3 1 (20.00%) HP UFT
3 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) SAP