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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Analyst
Rank 525 518 508
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -10
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Analyst 61 37 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.077% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.083% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 24 21
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£373 £318 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.32% -15.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £225 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £435 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £110.00 -
% change year-on-year
-87.72% -
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
46875 44412 41390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.50% 92.75% 92.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 30107 27634 24617
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1774 1804 1984
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.76 £38.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +2 28 £400 +1.58% 9
South East -6 20 £375 +25.00% 1
Yorkshire -16 5 £363 +61.11% 1
South West -8 3 £275 +10.00% 3
East Midlands -7 2 £325 +6.55% 1
North West -16 1 £285 -10.93% 2
North East -21 1 £200 -34.42%
West Midlands - 1 £285 - 1
Automation Analyst
UK

Automation Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 71 (59.66%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (57.98%) Selenium
3 61 (51.26%) Java
4 47 (39.50%) Cucumber
5 44 (36.97%) BDD
6 35 (29.41%) Test Automation
7 31 (26.05%) Automation Testing
8 30 (25.21%) Scrum
9 27 (22.69%) TDD
9 27 (22.69%) C#
9 27 (22.69%) Test Scripting
10 23 (19.33%) SQL
11 22 (18.49%) QA
11 22 (18.49%) WebDriver
12 20 (16.81%) JIRA
12 20 (16.81%) Web Services
12 20 (16.81%) Finance
13 19 (15.97%) HP UFT
14 18 (15.13%) Software Testing
14 18 (15.13%) Continuous Integration
15 17 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
15 17 (14.29%) Automated Testing
16 16 (13.45%) .NET
16 16 (13.45%) Gherkin
17 15 (12.61%) XML
18 14 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
19 12 (10.08%) Ruby
20 11 (9.24%) E-Commerce
20 11 (9.24%) Microsoft
20 11 (9.24%) UNIX

Automation Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (1.68%) WebLogic
1 2 (1.68%) CMS
1 2 (1.68%) Node.js
2 1 (0.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (0.84%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.84%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (0.84%) IIS
2 1 (0.84%) JBoss
2 1 (0.84%) CICS
Applications
1 4 (3.36%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.84%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.68%) SaaS
2 1 (0.84%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.84%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.20%) DAB
2 1 (0.84%) HTTP
2 1 (0.84%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.04%) DB2
2 5 (4.20%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (4.20%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.68%) MySQL
3 2 (1.68%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.68%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.84%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.84%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.84%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.84%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.84%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 69 (57.98%) Selenium
2 47 (39.50%) Cucumber
3 22 (18.49%) WebDriver
4 20 (16.81%) JIRA
5 19 (15.97%) HP UFT
6 10 (8.40%) SpecFlow
7 9 (7.56%) Jenkins
8 8 (6.72%) JUnit
9 7 (5.88%) Visual Studio
9 7 (5.88%) Git (software)
10 5 (4.20%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (4.20%) JBehave
10 5 (4.20%) SoapUI
10 5 (4.20%) JMeter
11 4 (3.36%) LoadRunner
11 4 (3.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (3.36%) TestNG
11 4 (3.36%) Calabash
11 4 (3.36%) Appium
12 3 (2.52%) Jasmine
General
1 20 (16.81%) Finance
2 7 (5.88%) Banking
3 4 (3.36%) Retail
4 2 (1.68%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.68%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.84%) Publishing
5 1 (0.84%) Military
5 1 (0.84%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.84%) Automotive
5 1 (0.84%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.84%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (0.84%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (16.81%) Web Services
2 16 (13.45%) .NET
2 16 (13.45%) Gherkin
3 15 (12.61%) XML
4 7 (5.88%) SOAP
5 6 (5.04%) Spring
6 5 (4.20%) JSON
6 5 (4.20%) AngularJS
7 4 (3.36%) Ajax
8 3 (2.52%) CSS
8 3 (2.52%) HTML
8 3 (2.52%) REST
9 2 (1.68%) Android SDK
9 2 (1.68%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (1.68%) Mustache
9 2 (1.68%) Sass
9 2 (1.68%) RESTful
9 2 (1.68%) Entity Framework
9 2 (1.68%) iOS SDK
9 2 (1.68%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.88%) Mobile App
2 2 (1.68%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.84%) Credit Risk
3 1 (0.84%) Market Risk
3 1 (0.84%) iSeries
3 1 (0.84%) Digital Media
3 1 (0.84%) Client/Server
3 1 (0.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (0.84%) Mainframe
3 1 (0.84%) VSAM
3 1 (0.84%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.24%) UNIX
2 5 (4.20%) Linux
3 4 (3.36%) Android
3 4 (3.36%) Apple iOS
3 4 (3.36%) AIX
4 3 (2.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (59.66%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (36.97%) BDD
3 35 (29.41%) Test Automation
4 31 (26.05%) Automation Testing
5 30 (25.21%) Scrum
6 27 (22.69%) TDD
6 27 (22.69%) Test Scripting
7 18 (15.13%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (15.13%) Software Testing
8 17 (14.29%) Automated Testing
8 17 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
9 11 (9.24%) E-Commerce
10 9 (7.56%) OO
10 9 (7.56%) Migration
10 9 (7.56%) Integration Testing
11 8 (6.72%) Unit Testing
12 7 (5.88%) Software Engineering
12 7 (5.88%) Validation
12 7 (5.88%) Web Testing
12 7 (5.88%) API Testing
Programming Languages
1 61 (51.26%) Java
2 27 (22.69%) C#
3 23 (19.33%) SQL
4 12 (10.08%) Ruby
5 10 (8.40%) JavaScript
6 8 (6.72%) Python
7 5 (4.20%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.52%) Perl
8 3 (2.52%) C++
8 3 (2.52%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.68%) PHP
9 2 (1.68%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.68%) VB
9 2 (1.68%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.84%) Scala
10 1 (0.84%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.84%) Korn
10 1 (0.84%) Groovy
10 1 (0.84%) VBA
10 1 (0.84%) JCL
Qualifications
1 10 (8.40%) ISTQB
2 7 (5.88%) ISEB
2 7 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (2.52%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.52%) Degree
4 1 (0.84%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (18.49%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.84%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.84%) WebInspect
2 1 (0.84%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 11 (9.24%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.88%) HP
3 5 (4.20%) Oracle
4 4 (3.36%) Ab Initio
5 2 (1.68%) IBM
5 2 (1.68%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.84%) Sybase
6 1 (0.84%) CA
6 1 (0.84%) Ericsson
6 1 (0.84%) Google
6 1 (0.84%) Coremetrics
6 1 (0.84%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.84%) Red Gate
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Rate: £320 - £340 per day + Good depandant on skills
Posted: 2 hours ago
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Rate: £250 - 350 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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First Point
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago