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 27 November 2014 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Analyst
Rank 514 519 515
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Analyst 58 49 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.10% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.11% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 43 11
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£350 £365 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +21.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £292 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £323 £275
% change year-on-year
+3.87% +17.27%
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
47141 43312 43321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.67% 92.78% 93.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 30352 26814 24841
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £226 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1943 1885 2412
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £37.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

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 27 November 2014.

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 27 November 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -11 26 £375 -6.25% 9
South East -20 11 £328 +2.34%
Yorkshire - 8 £325 -
North West -3 5 £275 -21.42%
West Midlands -11 4 £394 +21.15%
East of England - 3 £356 -
South West -36 1 £350 +16.66%
East Midlands - - - -
Automation Analyst
UK

Automation Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 65 (61.32%) Selenium
2 51 (48.11%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (45.28%) Java
4 40 (37.74%) Automation Testing
5 35 (33.02%) Cucumber
6 31 (29.25%) QuickTest Pro
7 29 (27.36%) Test Automation
8 28 (26.42%) WebDriver
9 23 (21.70%) Test Scripting
9 23 (21.70%) QA
10 22 (20.75%) SQL
11 21 (19.81%) C#
11 21 (19.81%) BDD
12 19 (17.92%) Scrum
13 16 (15.09%) Finance
14 14 (13.21%) .NET
14 14 (13.21%) Automated Testing
15 12 (11.32%) FitNesse
15 12 (11.32%) E-Commerce
15 12 (11.32%) Microsoft
15 12 (11.32%) SoapUI
16 11 (10.38%) HP
16 11 (10.38%) JIRA
17 10 (9.43%) TDD
17 10 (9.43%) SOAP
17 10 (9.43%) Mentoring
17 10 (9.43%) Manual Testing
17 10 (9.43%) HP Quality Center
18 9 (8.49%) Security Cleared
18 9 (8.49%) Continuous Integration

Automation Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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
1 2 (1.89%) Confluence
2 1 (0.94%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (6.60%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.89%) MS Office
3 1 (0.94%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 1 (0.94%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.94%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.89%) HTTP
2 1 (0.94%) Internet
2 1 (0.94%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.72%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (0.94%) SQL Navigator
2 1 (0.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 65 (61.32%) Selenium
2 35 (33.02%) Cucumber
3 31 (29.25%) QuickTest Pro
4 28 (26.42%) WebDriver
5 12 (11.32%) FitNesse
5 12 (11.32%) SoapUI
6 11 (10.38%) JIRA
7 9 (8.49%) SpecFlow
8 7 (6.60%) JUnit
9 6 (5.66%) Maven
9 6 (5.66%) JMeter
9 6 (5.66%) Jenkins
10 5 (4.72%) Visual Studio
11 4 (3.77%) TeamCity
11 4 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (2.83%) Calabash
12 3 (2.83%) Selenium IDE
13 2 (1.89%) NUnit
13 2 (1.89%) Bugzilla
13 2 (1.89%) LoadRunner
General
1 16 (15.09%) Finance
2 6 (5.66%) Retail
3 5 (4.72%) Banking
4 2 (1.89%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.94%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.94%) Advertising
5 1 (0.94%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (13.21%) .NET
2 10 (9.43%) SOAP
3 7 (6.60%) Gherkin
4 6 (5.66%) HTML
4 6 (5.66%) JSP
5 5 (4.72%) ASP.NET
5 5 (4.72%) Web Services
6 4 (3.77%) XML
7 2 (1.89%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.94%) REST
8 1 (0.94%) RESTful
8 1 (0.94%) JRuby
8 1 (0.94%) JAX-WS
8 1 (0.94%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (0.94%) Servlets
8 1 (0.94%) Spring
8 1 (0.94%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (0.94%) ISPF
8 1 (0.94%) JSON
8 1 (0.94%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.77%) Open Source
2 3 (2.83%) iPad
3 2 (1.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (1.89%) iPhone
3 2 (1.89%) User Experience
3 2 (1.89%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.94%) Hedge funds
4 1 (0.94%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.94%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.94%) Streaming Video
4 1 (0.94%) Fixed Income
4 1 (0.94%) Grid Computing
4 1 (0.94%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.94%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.94%) Credit Risk
4 1 (0.94%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.60%) Android
1 7 (6.60%) Apple iOS
2 3 (2.83%) UNIX
3 1 (0.94%) zOS
3 1 (0.94%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (48.11%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (37.74%) Automation Testing
3 29 (27.36%) Test Automation
4 23 (21.70%) Test Scripting
5 21 (19.81%) BDD
6 19 (17.92%) Scrum
7 14 (13.21%) Automated Testing
8 12 (11.32%) E-Commerce
9 10 (9.43%) TDD
9 10 (9.43%) Mentoring
9 10 (9.43%) Manual Testing
10 9 (8.49%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (8.49%) CRM
11 8 (7.55%) Software Testing
11 8 (7.55%) Software Engineering
11 8 (7.55%) OO
11 8 (7.55%) Test Strategy
11 8 (7.55%) Functional Testing
11 8 (7.55%) Security Testing
12 6 (5.66%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (45.28%) Java
2 22 (20.75%) SQL
3 21 (19.81%) C#
4 9 (8.49%) JavaScript
4 9 (8.49%) Ruby
5 8 (7.55%) VB
6 4 (3.77%) VBScript
7 3 (2.83%) Groovy
7 3 (2.83%) Shell Script
7 3 (2.83%) PHP
8 2 (1.89%) Python
9 1 (0.94%) Scala
9 1 (0.94%) REXX
9 1 (0.94%) VBA
9 1 (0.94%) Jython
Qualifications
1 9 (8.49%) Security Cleared
1 9 (8.49%) ISTQB
2 5 (4.72%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 5 (4.72%) ISEB
3 3 (2.83%) Degree
4 2 (1.89%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (21.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (9.43%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.89%) BladeLogic
2 2 (1.89%) Puppet
2 2 (1.89%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 12 (11.32%) Microsoft
2 11 (10.38%) HP
3 9 (8.49%) Oracle
4 5 (4.72%) BMC
5 2 (1.89%) Siebel
5 2 (1.89%) ESRI
5 2 (1.89%) Adobe
5 2 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.94%) ExactTarget
6 1 (0.94%) Green Hat
6 1 (0.94%) Remedy
6 1 (0.94%) IBM
6 1 (0.94%) SAP
6 1 (0.94%) Google
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NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 13 days ago