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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Analyst
Rank 545 532 531
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Analyst 55 39 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.081% 0.070%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.088% 0.075%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 28 22
Average daily rate
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£363 £364 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.34% +14.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £275 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £422 £390
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 - - -
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
48142 44567 47795
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.64% 92.85% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 30504 27547 27530
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1966 1930 2372
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 28 £375 -1.96% 9
South East -20 8 £260 -18.75% 4
Yorkshire - 7 £325 - 3
West Midlands -9 5 £375 +15.38%
North West -14 3 - - 1
East of England - 2 £356 - 6
East Midlands -4 1 £350 +20.68% 1
South West -36 1 £350 +7.69%
Automation Analyst
UK

Automation Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 57 (57.00%) Selenium
2 45 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (39.00%) Java
4 35 (35.00%) Automation Testing
5 33 (33.00%) QuickTest Pro
6 30 (30.00%) Test Automation
7 27 (27.00%) Cucumber
8 24 (24.00%) QA
9 23 (23.00%) C#
9 23 (23.00%) WebDriver
10 22 (22.00%) Test Scripting
11 19 (19.00%) SQL
12 18 (18.00%) Finance
13 17 (17.00%) Scrum
14 16 (16.00%) BDD
15 15 (15.00%) HP Quality Center
15 15 (15.00%) HP
16 13 (13.00%) TDD
16 13 (13.00%) FitNesse
17 12 (12.00%) JIRA
17 12 (12.00%) ISTQB
17 12 (12.00%) Microsoft
17 12 (12.00%) .NET
18 11 (11.00%) JUnit
18 11 (11.00%) VB
18 11 (11.00%) JavaScript
18 11 (11.00%) Security Cleared
19 10 (10.00%) Manual Testing
19 10 (10.00%) Jenkins
19 10 (10.00%) Functional Testing

Automation Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 8 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.00%) MS Office
3 1 (1.00%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 1 (1.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.00%) HTTP
1 2 (2.00%) Internet
2 1 (1.00%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.00%) SQL Navigator
Development Applications
1 57 (57.00%) Selenium
2 33 (33.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 27 (27.00%) Cucumber
4 23 (23.00%) WebDriver
5 13 (13.00%) FitNesse
6 12 (12.00%) JIRA
7 11 (11.00%) JUnit
8 10 (10.00%) Jenkins
9 8 (8.00%) JMeter
10 7 (7.00%) Maven
11 6 (6.00%) Visual Studio
11 6 (6.00%) SoapUI
11 6 (6.00%) SpecFlow
12 5 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
13 4 (4.00%) TeamCity
13 4 (4.00%) Git (software)
13 4 (4.00%) Zephyr
14 3 (3.00%) Behat
14 3 (3.00%) Calabash
14 3 (3.00%) TestNG
General
1 18 (18.00%) Finance
2 6 (6.00%) Banking
3 2 (2.00%) Retail
4 1 (1.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.00%) Advertising
4 1 (1.00%) Games
4 1 (1.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.00%) .NET
2 8 (8.00%) HTML
3 7 (7.00%) JSP
4 6 (6.00%) ASP.NET
4 6 (6.00%) Web Services
5 5 (5.00%) SOAP
6 4 (4.00%) Gherkin
7 3 (3.00%) XML
8 1 (1.00%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (1.00%) Spring
8 1 (1.00%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (1.00%) ISPF
8 1 (1.00%) JSON
8 1 (1.00%) GWT
8 1 (1.00%) JAX-WS
8 1 (1.00%) RESTful
8 1 (1.00%) REST
8 1 (1.00%) CSS
8 1 (1.00%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.00%) Open Source
2 3 (3.00%) iPad
2 3 (3.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.00%) User Experience
3 2 (2.00%) iPhone
3 2 (2.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.00%) Streaming Video
4 1 (1.00%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.00%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.00%) Android
1 7 (7.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (3.00%) UNIX
3 1 (1.00%) zOS
3 1 (1.00%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (35.00%) Automation Testing
3 30 (30.00%) Test Automation
4 22 (22.00%) Test Scripting
5 17 (17.00%) Scrum
6 16 (16.00%) BDD
7 13 (13.00%) TDD
8 10 (10.00%) Automated Testing
8 10 (10.00%) Manual Testing
8 10 (10.00%) Functional Testing
9 9 (9.00%) Software Testing
9 9 (9.00%) CRM
10 7 (7.00%) E-Commerce
10 7 (7.00%) Project Management
10 7 (7.00%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (7.00%) Test Strategy
11 6 (6.00%) Mentoring
11 6 (6.00%) Regression Testing
11 6 (6.00%) Knowledge Management
12 5 (5.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 39 (39.00%) Java
2 23 (23.00%) C#
3 19 (19.00%) SQL
4 11 (11.00%) VB
4 11 (11.00%) JavaScript
5 8 (8.00%) Ruby
6 5 (5.00%) VBScript
7 4 (4.00%) PHP
8 3 (3.00%) Python
8 3 (3.00%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.00%) Scala
10 1 (1.00%) REXX
10 1 (1.00%) C++
10 1 (1.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (12.00%) ISTQB
2 11 (11.00%) Security Cleared
3 7 (7.00%) ISEB
4 6 (6.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 3 (3.00%) Degree
5 3 (3.00%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (24.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 15 (15.00%) 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 12 (12.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (9.00%) Oracle
4 5 (5.00%) BMC
5 2 (2.00%) Siebel
6 1 (1.00%) IBM
6 1 (1.00%) SAP
6 1 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.00%) Remedy
6 1 (1.00%) Google
6 1 (1.00%) Green Hat
6 1 (1.00%) Adobe
6 1 (1.00%) Murex
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