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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Analyst
Rank 525 536 517
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -19
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Analyst 65 50 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.099% 0.086%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.11% 0.093%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 28 24
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£369 £381 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.27% +3.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £222 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £473 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £304
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +6.99%
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
49243 46583 44268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.84% 92.15% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 32057 28819 26941
Average daily rate £405 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
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 1828 1854 1961
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.92% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.53 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 4 September 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 4 September 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
South East -12 26 £369 +47.50% 1
London +1 24 £400 - 5
Yorkshire -25 5 £388 +24.00% 1
South West - 5 £330 -
North West - 2 - - 4
East of England - 2 £313 - 3
Midlands - 1 - -
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Automation Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 68 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (58.04%) Selenium
3 53 (47.32%) Java
4 42 (37.50%) Cucumber
4 42 (37.50%) BDD
5 34 (30.36%) Test Automation
6 29 (25.89%) Test Scripting
6 29 (25.89%) Automation Testing
7 27 (24.11%) C#
7 27 (24.11%) Software Testing
8 23 (20.54%) Finance
9 22 (19.64%) TDD
10 21 (18.75%) Scrum
10 21 (18.75%) HP UFT
10 21 (18.75%) WebDriver
11 19 (16.96%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (16.96%) SQL
12 18 (16.07%) JIRA
12 18 (16.07%) Gherkin
13 17 (15.18%) User Acceptance Testing
13 17 (15.18%) Web Services
14 16 (14.29%) XML
14 16 (14.29%) ISTQB
14 16 (14.29%) QA
15 13 (11.61%) JavaScript
15 13 (11.61%) .NET
15 13 (11.61%) SpecFlow
16 12 (10.71%) Microsoft
16 12 (10.71%) HP
17 11 (9.82%) Automated Testing

Automation Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (1.79%) WebLogic
1 2 (1.79%) IIS
2 1 (0.89%) JBoss
2 1 (0.89%) CICS
2 1 (0.89%) CMS
2 1 (0.89%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.89%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (0.89%) Confluence
2 1 (0.89%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (2.68%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.79%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.89%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.46%) DAB
2 1 (0.89%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.36%) DB2
2 5 (4.46%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (4.46%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.57%) MySQL
4 2 (1.79%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.79%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.79%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.89%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.89%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 65 (58.04%) Selenium
2 42 (37.50%) Cucumber
3 21 (18.75%) WebDriver
3 21 (18.75%) HP UFT
4 18 (16.07%) JIRA
5 13 (11.61%) SpecFlow
6 10 (8.93%) JUnit
6 10 (8.93%) Jenkins
7 7 (6.25%) Visual Studio
7 7 (6.25%) SoapUI
7 7 (6.25%) Git (software)
8 6 (5.36%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (5.36%) LoadRunner
8 6 (5.36%) JMeter
9 5 (4.46%) Subversion
9 5 (4.46%) Maven
9 5 (4.46%) JBehave
10 4 (3.57%) Capybara
10 4 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (3.57%) Appium
General
1 23 (20.54%) Finance
2 7 (6.25%) Banking
3 5 (4.46%) Retail
4 4 (3.57%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.79%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.89%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.89%) Marketing
6 1 (0.89%) Back Office
6 1 (0.89%) Automotive
6 1 (0.89%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (16.07%) Gherkin
2 17 (15.18%) Web Services
3 16 (14.29%) XML
4 13 (11.61%) .NET
5 9 (8.04%) HTML
6 8 (7.14%) SOAP
7 7 (6.25%) JSON
8 6 (5.36%) Spring
8 6 (5.36%) CSS
9 4 (3.57%) Ajax
9 4 (3.57%) AngularJS
10 3 (2.68%) RESTful
11 2 (1.79%) REST
11 2 (1.79%) JSP
11 2 (1.79%) J2EE
11 2 (1.79%) JAXB
11 2 (1.79%) Middleware
12 1 (0.89%) WebSphere MQ
12 1 (0.89%) ASP.NET
12 1 (0.89%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.25%) Mobile App
2 3 (2.68%) Mainframe
3 2 (1.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (1.79%) New Media
4 1 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.89%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.89%) VSAM
4 1 (0.89%) Derivative
4 1 (0.89%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.89%) Credit Risk
4 1 (0.89%) iSeries
4 1 (0.89%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.36%) UNIX
2 5 (4.46%) Linux
3 4 (3.57%) AIX
4 2 (1.79%) zOS
4 2 (1.79%) MVS
4 2 (1.79%) Android
4 2 (1.79%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (37.50%) BDD
3 34 (30.36%) Test Automation
4 29 (25.89%) Test Scripting
4 29 (25.89%) Automation Testing
5 27 (24.11%) Software Testing
6 22 (19.64%) TDD
7 21 (18.75%) Scrum
8 19 (16.96%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (15.18%) User Acceptance Testing
10 11 (9.82%) Automated Testing
10 11 (9.82%) Unit Testing
11 10 (8.93%) Waterfall
11 10 (8.93%) Software Engineering
11 10 (8.93%) Migration
12 9 (8.04%) E-Commerce
13 8 (7.14%) Manual Testing
14 7 (6.25%) OO
14 7 (6.25%) Regression Testing
14 7 (6.25%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 53 (47.32%) Java
2 27 (24.11%) C#
3 19 (16.96%) SQL
4 13 (11.61%) JavaScript
5 6 (5.36%) Python
5 6 (5.36%) VB
5 6 (5.36%) Ruby
6 2 (1.79%) REXX
6 2 (1.79%) PHP
6 2 (1.79%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.79%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.89%) VBScript
7 1 (0.89%) COBOL
7 1 (0.89%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.89%) JCL
7 1 (0.89%) Groovy
7 1 (0.89%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (14.29%) ISTQB
2 10 (8.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 9 (8.04%) ISEB
4 3 (2.68%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.68%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.79%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.79%) Degree
5 2 (1.79%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (14.29%) QA
2 1 (0.89%) SLA
Systems Management
1 8 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.89%) WebInspect
2 1 (0.89%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 12 (10.71%) Microsoft
1 12 (10.71%) HP
2 9 (8.04%) Oracle
3 4 (3.57%) Ab Initio
4 2 (1.79%) IBM
4 2 (1.79%) Talend
5 1 (0.89%) Google
5 1 (0.89%) Coremetrics
5 1 (0.89%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.89%) Red Gate
5 1 (0.89%) CA
5 1 (0.89%) Ericsson
5 1 (0.89%) Remedy
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