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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Analyst
Rank 527 495 509
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +14
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Analyst 52 56 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.12% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.13% 0.061%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 50 16
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£363 £365 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% +8.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £335 £270
% change year-on-year
- +24.07%
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
45626 43383 41175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.03% 92.64% 93.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 29592 26643 23710
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £229 £230
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 1873 1913 2427
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.65% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.80 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +15 28 £400 - 4
South East -30 11 £305 -6.52%
North West -7 6 £306 -12.50% 2
Yorkshire -8 4 - - 4
East of England - 2 - -
West Midlands -5 1 £375 +15.38%
East Midlands - - - -
South West - - - -
Automation Analyst
UK

Automation Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 68 (62.39%) Selenium
2 53 (48.62%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (45.87%) Java
4 42 (38.53%) Automation Testing
5 37 (33.94%) Cucumber
6 31 (28.44%) WebDriver
7 28 (25.69%) Test Automation
8 27 (24.77%) QuickTest Pro
9 24 (22.02%) BDD
10 22 (20.18%) QA
11 21 (19.27%) SQL
12 20 (18.35%) Scrum
13 19 (17.43%) Test Scripting
14 17 (15.60%) C#
15 15 (13.76%) JIRA
15 15 (13.76%) Automated Testing
16 14 (12.84%) Finance
16 14 (12.84%) SoapUI
17 13 (11.93%) E-Commerce
18 12 (11.01%) SOAP
19 11 (10.09%) .NET
19 11 (10.09%) TDD
19 11 (10.09%) FitNesse
20 10 (9.17%) Security Testing
20 10 (9.17%) Manual Testing
20 10 (9.17%) Mentoring
20 10 (9.17%) Jenkins
21 9 (8.26%) Microsoft
21 9 (8.26%) OO
21 9 (8.26%) Ruby

Automation Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 3 (2.75%) Drupal
2 2 (1.83%) Confluence
3 1 (0.92%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (0.92%) CMS
3 1 (0.92%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (4.59%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.83%) MS Office
3 1 (0.92%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 1 (0.92%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.92%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.83%) HTTP
2 1 (0.92%) Internet
2 1 (0.92%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.75%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (0.92%) SQL Navigator
2 1 (0.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 68 (62.39%) Selenium
2 37 (33.94%) Cucumber
3 31 (28.44%) WebDriver
4 27 (24.77%) QuickTest Pro
5 15 (13.76%) JIRA
6 14 (12.84%) SoapUI
7 11 (10.09%) FitNesse
8 10 (9.17%) Jenkins
9 8 (7.34%) SpecFlow
10 7 (6.42%) JUnit
11 6 (5.50%) Maven
12 5 (4.59%) Visual Studio
12 5 (4.59%) JMeter
13 4 (3.67%) Calabash
13 4 (3.67%) TeamCity
13 4 (3.67%) Git (software)
13 4 (3.67%) Team Foundation Server
14 3 (2.75%) RSpec
15 2 (1.83%) Behat
15 2 (1.83%) Jasmine
General
1 14 (12.84%) Finance
2 6 (5.50%) Banking
2 6 (5.50%) Retail
3 2 (1.83%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.92%) Marketing
4 1 (0.92%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.92%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.01%) SOAP
2 11 (10.09%) .NET
3 7 (6.42%) Gherkin
4 5 (4.59%) HTML
4 5 (4.59%) Web Services
5 4 (3.67%) XML
5 4 (3.67%) JSP
6 3 (2.75%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.83%) JRuby
7 2 (1.83%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (1.83%) ISPF
7 2 (1.83%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.83%) JSON
8 1 (0.92%) WCF
8 1 (0.92%) WF
8 1 (0.92%) RESTful
8 1 (0.92%) REST
8 1 (0.92%) CSS
8 1 (0.92%) Servlets
8 1 (0.92%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.67%) Open Source
2 3 (2.75%) iPad
2 3 (2.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (1.83%) Mainframe
3 2 (1.83%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.83%) iPhone
3 2 (1.83%) User Experience
4 1 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.92%) Hedge funds
4 1 (0.92%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.92%) Streaming Video
4 1 (0.92%) Fixed Income
4 1 (0.92%) Grid Computing
4 1 (0.92%) Robotics
4 1 (0.92%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.92%) Credit Risk
4 1 (0.92%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.34%) Android
1 8 (7.34%) Apple iOS
2 4 (3.67%) UNIX
3 2 (1.83%) zOS
3 2 (1.83%) MVS
4 1 (0.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (48.62%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (38.53%) Automation Testing
3 28 (25.69%) Test Automation
4 24 (22.02%) BDD
5 20 (18.35%) Scrum
6 19 (17.43%) Test Scripting
7 15 (13.76%) Automated Testing
8 13 (11.93%) E-Commerce
9 11 (10.09%) TDD
10 10 (9.17%) Manual Testing
10 10 (9.17%) Security Testing
10 10 (9.17%) Mentoring
11 9 (8.26%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (8.26%) OO
12 8 (7.34%) Software Engineering
12 8 (7.34%) Test Strategy
13 7 (6.42%) Software Testing
13 7 (6.42%) CRM
14 6 (5.50%) User Acceptance Testing
14 6 (5.50%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (45.87%) Java
2 21 (19.27%) SQL
3 17 (15.60%) C#
4 9 (8.26%) Ruby
5 8 (7.34%) JavaScript
6 5 (4.59%) VB
6 5 (4.59%) Groovy
7 4 (3.67%) Shell Script
7 4 (3.67%) Python
8 3 (2.75%) PHP
8 3 (2.75%) VBScript
9 2 (1.83%) REXX
9 2 (1.83%) Jython
10 1 (0.92%) Scala
10 1 (0.92%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (6.42%) ISEB
1 7 (6.42%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.50%) ISTQB
3 3 (2.75%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (1.83%) Degree
4 2 (1.83%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (20.18%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (8.26%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.83%) Puppet
2 2 (1.83%) Vagrant
2 2 (1.83%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 9 (8.26%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.34%) HP
3 6 (5.50%) Oracle
4 5 (4.59%) BMC
5 3 (2.75%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.83%) Siebel
6 2 (1.83%) Adobe
6 2 (1.83%) ESRI
7 1 (0.92%) Google
7 1 (0.92%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.92%) Green Hat
7 1 (0.92%) ExactTarget
7 1 (0.92%) IBM
7 1 (0.92%) SAP
7 1 (0.92%) Remedy