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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Analyst
Rank 528 514 533
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +19
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Analyst 60 44 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.093% 0.078%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.100% 0.083%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 28 30
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£369 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £284 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.46% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
47502 44109 49177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 91.02% 92.81% 92.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 29572 26954 28107
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £237 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1898 1931 2441
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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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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 +1 31 £400 +4.57%
South East +4 15 £300 -6.25% 3
West Midlands - 4 £375 -
Yorkshire - 4 £325 - 2
East Midlands +4 2 £350 +27.27%
East of England - 2 £356 -
North West -7 1 - -
South West -35 1 £350 +7.69% 1
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Automation Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 58 (58.00%) Selenium
2 45 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (36.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 36 (36.00%) Java
4 30 (30.00%) Test Automation
5 29 (29.00%) Automation Testing
6 25 (25.00%) Cucumber
7 24 (24.00%) WebDriver
8 22 (22.00%) QA
9 21 (21.00%) Test Scripting
9 21 (21.00%) C#
10 20 (20.00%) SQL
11 17 (17.00%) HP Quality Center
11 17 (17.00%) BDD
12 16 (16.00%) Finance
12 16 (16.00%) ISTQB
13 15 (15.00%) TDD
13 15 (15.00%) Scrum
13 15 (15.00%) HP
14 13 (13.00%) JIRA
14 13 (13.00%) User Stories
15 12 (12.00%) FitNesse
15 12 (12.00%) ISEB
16 11 (11.00%) Microsoft
16 11 (11.00%) Automated Testing
17 10 (10.00%) Software Testing
17 10 (10.00%) E-Commerce
17 10 (10.00%) VB
17 10 (10.00%) JavaScript
17 10 (10.00%) .NET

Automation Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (2.00%) Drupal
1 2 (2.00%) Confluence
2 1 (1.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (7.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.00%) MS Office
3 1 (1.00%) Final Cut Pro
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.00%) Internet
2 2 (2.00%) HTTP
3 1 (1.00%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.00%) SQL Navigator
Development Applications
1 58 (58.00%) Selenium
2 36 (36.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 25 (25.00%) Cucumber
4 24 (24.00%) WebDriver
5 13 (13.00%) JIRA
6 12 (12.00%) FitNesse
7 10 (10.00%) Jenkins
8 9 (9.00%) JUnit
9 7 (7.00%) JMeter
9 7 (7.00%) Maven
10 6 (6.00%) SoapUI
10 6 (6.00%) SpecFlow
11 4 (4.00%) Behat
11 4 (4.00%) Git (software)
11 4 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (4.00%) Visual Studio
11 4 (4.00%) Zephyr
12 3 (3.00%) Ant
12 3 (3.00%) TeamCity
13 2 (2.00%) TestNG
General
1 16 (16.00%) Finance
2 6 (6.00%) Banking
3 3 (3.00%) Retail
3 3 (3.00%) Advertising
4 2 (2.00%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.00%) Games
5 1 (1.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.00%) .NET
2 7 (7.00%) HTML
3 6 (6.00%) JSP
3 6 (6.00%) SOAP
3 6 (6.00%) Web Services
4 5 (5.00%) ASP.NET
5 4 (4.00%) Gherkin
6 3 (3.00%) XML
7 1 (1.00%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (1.00%) Spring
7 1 (1.00%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.00%) JSON
7 1 (1.00%) GWT
7 1 (1.00%) JAX-WS
7 1 (1.00%) RESTful
7 1 (1.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (1.00%) REST
7 1 (1.00%) CSS
7 1 (1.00%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.00%) Computer Science
1 7 (7.00%) Open Source
2 2 (2.00%) iPad
2 2 (2.00%) iPhone
2 2 (2.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.00%) Fixed Income
3 1 (1.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.00%) Market Risk
3 1 (1.00%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.00%) UNIX
1 3 (3.00%) Android
1 3 (3.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (30.00%) Test Automation
3 29 (29.00%) Automation Testing
4 21 (21.00%) Test Scripting
5 17 (17.00%) BDD
6 15 (15.00%) TDD
6 15 (15.00%) Scrum
7 13 (13.00%) User Stories
8 11 (11.00%) Automated Testing
9 10 (10.00%) CRM
9 10 (10.00%) E-Commerce
9 10 (10.00%) Software Testing
10 9 (9.00%) Functional Testing
11 8 (8.00%) Test Strategy
11 8 (8.00%) Manual Testing
12 6 (6.00%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (6.00%) Project Management
12 6 (6.00%) Mentoring
13 5 (5.00%) Regression Testing
13 5 (5.00%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (36.00%) Java
2 21 (21.00%) C#
3 20 (20.00%) SQL
4 10 (10.00%) VB
4 10 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (6.00%) VBScript
5 6 (6.00%) Ruby
6 5 (5.00%) PHP
7 3 (3.00%) Python
7 3 (3.00%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.00%) C++
9 1 (1.00%) VBA
9 1 (1.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 16 (16.00%) ISTQB
2 12 (12.00%) ISEB
3 9 (9.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (5.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 3 (3.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (3.00%) Degree
6 2 (2.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (22.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 17 (17.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.00%) Puppet
2 2 (2.00%) Vagrant
2 2 (2.00%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 15 (15.00%) HP
2 11 (11.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (8.00%) Oracle
4 4 (4.00%) BMC
4 4 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.00%) SAP
5 2 (2.00%) Siebel
6 1 (1.00%) IBM
6 1 (1.00%) Green Hat
6 1 (1.00%) Adobe
6 1 (1.00%) Murex
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