The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Analyst
Rank 523 509 501
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -8
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Analyst 46 46 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.095% 0.099% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.11% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 24 40
Average daily rate
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£356 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £291 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £493 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £303 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-13.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
44977 43051 48985
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.56% 92.64% 92.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 27854 25792 27963
Average daily rate £400 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1820 1992 2536
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.26 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.57 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
Automation Analyst
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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 July 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 23 July 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 +1 22 £425 +13.33% 4
South East +2 16 £300 -17.24%
North West -11 2 £320 -10.17%
South West -27 2 £238 -26.92% 2
East Midlands - 2 £350 -
Yorkshire +4 1 £225 +2.27% 1
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -
Automation Analyst
UK

Automation Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 61 (64.89%) Selenium
2 34 (36.17%) WebDriver
3 33 (35.11%) Test Automation
4 31 (32.98%) Java
5 30 (31.91%) Cucumber
6 29 (30.85%) SQL
7 27 (28.72%) C#
8 25 (26.60%) QuickTest Pro
8 25 (26.60%) QA
9 21 (22.34%) BDD
10 19 (20.21%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (19.15%) Scrum
12 17 (18.09%) Automated Testing
12 17 (18.09%) Test Scripting
12 17 (18.09%) JIRA
12 17 (18.09%) Finance
12 17 (18.09%) Automation Testing
13 16 (17.02%) HP Quality Center
14 15 (15.96%) ISTQB
15 14 (14.89%) JMeter
15 14 (14.89%) HP
15 14 (14.89%) .NET
16 13 (13.83%) ISEB
16 13 (13.83%) E-Commerce
17 12 (12.77%) SoapUI
18 11 (11.70%) User Stories
18 11 (11.70%) Microsoft
18 11 (11.70%) Software Testing
19 10 (10.64%) FitNesse
19 10 (10.64%) TDD

Automation Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 1 (1.06%) Drupal
1 1 (1.06%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (4.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.06%) Final Cut Pro
2 1 (1.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.13%) HTTP
1 2 (2.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.19%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.06%) SQL Navigator
2 1 (1.06%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.06%) MySQL
2 1 (1.06%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 61 (64.89%) Selenium
2 34 (36.17%) WebDriver
3 30 (31.91%) Cucumber
4 25 (26.60%) QuickTest Pro
5 17 (18.09%) JIRA
6 14 (14.89%) JMeter
7 12 (12.77%) SoapUI
8 10 (10.64%) Jenkins
8 10 (10.64%) FitNesse
9 9 (9.57%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (8.51%) Visual Studio
11 7 (7.45%) JUnit
12 5 (5.32%) Maven
12 5 (5.32%) SpecFlow
13 4 (4.26%) LoadRunner
13 4 (4.26%) WATIR
14 3 (3.19%) NUnit
14 3 (3.19%) Behat
14 3 (3.19%) RSpec
14 3 (3.19%) Zephyr
General
1 17 (18.09%) Finance
2 3 (3.19%) Banking
2 3 (3.19%) Advertising
3 2 (2.13%) Retail
3 2 (2.13%) Investment Banking
3 2 (2.13%) Automotive
3 2 (2.13%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.06%) Electronics
4 1 (1.06%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.06%) Marketing
4 1 (1.06%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (14.89%) .NET
2 9 (9.57%) Web Services
3 5 (5.32%) XML
3 5 (5.32%) HTML
3 5 (5.32%) SOAP
4 4 (4.26%) Gherkin
4 4 (4.26%) ASP.NET
5 3 (3.19%) JSP
6 2 (2.13%) JSON
7 1 (1.06%) WCF
7 1 (1.06%) GWT
7 1 (1.06%) JAX-WS
7 1 (1.06%) RESTful
7 1 (1.06%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (1.06%) REST
7 1 (1.06%) CSS
7 1 (1.06%) XSLT
7 1 (1.06%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.51%) Computer Science
2 6 (6.38%) Open Source
3 3 (3.19%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.06%) Market Risk
4 1 (1.06%) DTV
4 1 (1.06%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.06%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.45%) UNIX
1 7 (7.45%) Linux
2 2 (2.13%) Android
2 2 (2.13%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.06%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.06%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (35.11%) Test Automation
2 21 (22.34%) BDD
3 19 (20.21%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (19.15%) Scrum
5 17 (18.09%) Automated Testing
5 17 (18.09%) Test Scripting
5 17 (18.09%) Automation Testing
6 13 (13.83%) E-Commerce
7 11 (11.70%) Software Testing
7 11 (11.70%) User Stories
8 10 (10.64%) TDD
9 9 (9.57%) Manual Testing
10 8 (8.51%) CRM
11 7 (7.45%) Test Strategy
12 6 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (5.32%) Unit Testing
14 4 (4.26%) User Acceptance Testing
14 4 (4.26%) Web Testing
14 4 (4.26%) Project Management
15 3 (3.19%) OO
Programming Languages
1 31 (32.98%) Java
2 29 (30.85%) SQL
3 27 (28.72%) C#
4 8 (8.51%) VB
4 8 (8.51%) Ruby
5 6 (6.38%) JavaScript
6 5 (5.32%) PHP
6 5 (5.32%) VBScript
7 2 (2.13%) C++
7 2 (2.13%) Python
7 2 (2.13%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.06%) Groovy
8 1 (1.06%) Scala
8 1 (1.06%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (15.96%) ISTQB
2 13 (13.83%) ISEB
3 8 (8.51%) Security Cleared
4 4 (4.26%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.19%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 3 (3.19%) Degree
6 2 (2.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.06%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (26.60%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.06%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (17.02%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.06%) Puppet
2 1 (1.06%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.06%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 14 (14.89%) HP
2 11 (11.70%) Microsoft
3 8 (8.51%) Oracle
4 4 (4.26%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (3.19%) SAP
6 2 (2.13%) Siebel
7 1 (1.06%) Adobe
7 1 (1.06%) Murex
7 1 (1.06%) Appcelerator
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