The table below looks at the statistics for the Automation Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automation Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Analyst
Rank 515 477 488
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +11
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Analyst 48 62 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.14% 0.062%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.15% 0.066%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 51 18
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£350 £375 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £428 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £335 £223
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +50.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Automation Analyst
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
42674 41220 37638
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.41% 92.60% 92.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 27249 25109 21792
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1679 1871 2280
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.60 £39.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -8.33%

Automation Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Automation Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in England

Automation Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Automation Analyst Daily Rate Trend in England

Automation Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Automation Analyst across the England region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Automation Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in England

Automation Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Automation Analyst across the England region.

Automation Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in England

Automation Analyst
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Analyst within the England region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +5 30 £425 +6.25% 10
South East -28 11 £335 +2.25% 5
North West -1 4 £306 -12.50% 1
East of England - 2 - - 2
West Midlands - 1 £350 -
South West - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Automation Analyst
UK

Automation Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Automation 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 Analyst in their job title.

1 63 (59.43%) Selenium
2 48 (45.28%) Java
3 47 (44.34%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (37.74%) Automation Testing
5 39 (36.79%) Cucumber
6 30 (28.30%) WebDriver
6 30 (28.30%) Test Automation
7 26 (24.53%) BDD
8 25 (23.58%) QA
8 25 (23.58%) QuickTest Pro
9 19 (17.92%) C#
9 19 (17.92%) Test Scripting
10 18 (16.98%) SQL
11 17 (16.04%) Scrum
12 14 (13.21%) Automated Testing
12 14 (13.21%) .NET
13 13 (12.26%) E-Commerce
13 13 (12.26%) TDD
13 13 (12.26%) Finance
14 12 (11.32%) Ruby
14 12 (11.32%) SOAP
14 12 (11.32%) SoapUI
15 11 (10.38%) JIRA
16 10 (9.43%) SpecFlow
16 10 (9.43%) Continuous Integration
16 10 (9.43%) Security Testing
17 9 (8.49%) Manual Testing
17 9 (8.49%) Android
17 9 (8.49%) Apple iOS
17 9 (8.49%) Mentoring

Automation Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Automation 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 Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.89%) Drupal
2 1 (0.94%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (0.94%) Confluence
2 1 (0.94%) CMS
2 1 (0.94%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (4.72%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.94%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.94%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.94%) HTTP
1 1 (0.94%) Internet
1 1 (0.94%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.83%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (0.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 63 (59.43%) Selenium
2 39 (36.79%) Cucumber
3 30 (28.30%) WebDriver
4 25 (23.58%) QuickTest Pro
5 12 (11.32%) SoapUI
6 11 (10.38%) JIRA
7 10 (9.43%) SpecFlow
8 9 (8.49%) Jenkins
9 6 (5.66%) Calabash
9 6 (5.66%) FitNesse
9 6 (5.66%) JUnit
10 5 (4.72%) Visual Studio
10 5 (4.72%) Git (software)
11 4 (3.77%) Maven
11 4 (3.77%) JMeter
11 4 (3.77%) TeamCity
12 3 (2.83%) Xcode
13 2 (1.89%) Subversion
13 2 (1.89%) TestNG
13 2 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (12.26%) Finance
2 6 (5.66%) Banking
3 5 (4.72%) Retail
4 1 (0.94%) Marketing
4 1 (0.94%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.94%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (13.21%) .NET
2 12 (11.32%) SOAP
3 6 (5.66%) Gherkin
4 5 (4.72%) HTML
5 4 (3.77%) Web Services
5 4 (3.77%) ASP.NET
5 4 (3.77%) JSP
6 3 (2.83%) XML
6 3 (2.83%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.89%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (1.89%) ISPF
7 2 (1.89%) JRuby
7 2 (1.89%) Android SDK
7 2 (1.89%) iOS SDK
8 1 (0.94%) REST
8 1 (0.94%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.94%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (0.94%) RESTful
8 1 (0.94%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (0.94%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 3 (2.83%) iPad
2 2 (1.89%) iPhone
2 2 (1.89%) Open Source
2 2 (1.89%) Mainframe
2 2 (1.89%) Mobile App
2 2 (1.89%) User Experience
3 1 (0.94%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (0.94%) Streaming Video
3 1 (0.94%) Grid Computing
3 1 (0.94%) Robotics
3 1 (0.94%) Credit Risk
3 1 (0.94%) Market Risk
3 1 (0.94%) Hedge funds
3 1 (0.94%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.49%) Android
1 9 (8.49%) Apple iOS
2 4 (3.77%) UNIX
3 2 (1.89%) zOS
3 2 (1.89%) MVS
4 1 (0.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (44.34%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (37.74%) Automation Testing
3 30 (28.30%) Test Automation
4 26 (24.53%) BDD
5 19 (17.92%) Test Scripting
6 17 (16.04%) Scrum
7 14 (13.21%) Automated Testing
8 13 (12.26%) TDD
8 13 (12.26%) E-Commerce
9 10 (9.43%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (9.43%) Security Testing
10 9 (8.49%) Manual Testing
10 9 (8.49%) OO
10 9 (8.49%) Mentoring
11 7 (6.60%) Software Engineering
12 6 (5.66%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (5.66%) Test Strategy
12 6 (5.66%) Functional Testing
13 5 (4.72%) Business Transformation
13 5 (4.72%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 48 (45.28%) Java
2 19 (17.92%) C#
3 18 (16.98%) SQL
4 12 (11.32%) Ruby
5 9 (8.49%) JavaScript
6 5 (4.72%) Groovy
6 5 (4.72%) VB
7 4 (3.77%) Python
7 4 (3.77%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.83%) VBScript
9 2 (1.89%) Jython
9 2 (1.89%) REXX
9 2 (1.89%) C++
10 1 (0.94%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.94%) Perl
10 1 (0.94%) PHP
10 1 (0.94%) VBA
10 1 (0.94%) Scala
10 1 (0.94%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (5.66%) ISEB
1 6 (5.66%) ISTQB
1 6 (5.66%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.83%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 2 (1.89%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (23.58%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (5.66%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.89%) BladeLogic
3 1 (0.94%) Puppet
3 1 (0.94%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 7 (6.60%) Microsoft
1 7 (6.60%) HP
2 5 (4.72%) BMC
3 4 (3.77%) Oracle
4 2 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.89%) ESRI
5 1 (0.94%) Google
5 1 (0.94%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.94%) Green Hat
5 1 (0.94%) ExactTarget
5 1 (0.94%) Remedy
5 1 (0.94%) Sybase
5 1 (0.94%) IBM
5 1 (0.94%) Adobe
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