The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Automation Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Engineer
Rank 541 587 570
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -17
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 92 51 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.098% 0.091%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.10% 0.097%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 31 31
Median daily rate £475 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £375 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Automation Engineer
UK

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
47525 49547 47656
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.69% 95.00% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 31298 32087 29344
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1474 1872 1909
Median hourly rate £17.17 £17.06 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.61% +2.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

Automation Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Automation Engineer in the job title.

Automation Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Automation Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Automation Engineer across the England region.

Automation Engineer Daily Rate Trend in England

Automation Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Automation Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016.

Automation Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in England

Automation Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Automation Engineer across the England region.

Automation Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in England

Automation Engineer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +7 53 £500 +5.26% 6
South East +23 12 £500 +33.33% 4
West Midlands - 7 £375 -
North West +8 5 £450 +2.85% 2
Yorkshire -4 4 £500 +33.33% 3
East of England +17 3 £438 +2.94%
South West +14 3 £375 -11.76% 1
North East -15 2 £303 -
East Midlands - 2 £350 - 1
Midlands - 1 - -
Automation Engineer
UK

Automation Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, Automation Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Automation Engineer in the job title.

1 118 (61.46%) Linux
2 112 (58.33%) DevOps
3 86 (44.79%) Agile Software Development
4 81 (42.19%) Python
5 65 (33.85%) Jenkins
6 60 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
6 60 (31.25%) PowerShell
7 59 (30.73%) Windows
8 57 (29.69%) Ansible
9 55 (28.65%) Puppet
9 55 (28.65%) Java
9 55 (28.65%) Unix
10 48 (25.00%) Git (software)
10 48 (25.00%) Bash Shell
11 47 (24.48%) Continuous Integration
12 42 (21.88%) Opscode Chef
13 39 (20.31%) VMware
14 37 (19.27%) Perl
15 36 (18.75%) Oracle
16 32 (16.67%) Finance
17 30 (15.63%) DNS
18 27 (14.06%) TCP/IP
18 27 (14.06%) HTML
18 27 (14.06%) Public Cloud
18 27 (14.06%) Docker
19 26 (13.54%) OpenStack
20 25 (13.02%) Continuous Delivery
20 25 (13.02%) ITIL
20 25 (13.02%) Ruby
21 24 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure

Automation Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 26 (13.54%) OpenStack
2 19 (9.90%) JBoss
3 16 (8.33%) Confluence
4 14 (7.29%) Tomcat
5 10 (5.21%) Apache
5 10 (5.21%) IIS
6 8 (4.17%) Cloud Foundry
7 6 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (2.08%) CMS
9 2 (1.04%) Apache ServiceMix
9 2 (1.04%) Jetty
9 2 (1.04%) Lightstreamer
9 2 (1.04%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.04%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (1.04%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.04%) WildFly
Applications
1 2 (1.04%) HipChat
1 2 (1.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 60 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (5.21%) PaaS
4 7 (3.65%) IaaS
5 5 (2.60%) OpenShift
6 3 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.56%) Google Compute Engine
7 2 (1.04%) SaaS
8 1 (0.52%) GitHub
8 1 (0.52%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.52%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 30 (15.63%) DNS
2 27 (14.06%) TCP/IP
3 20 (10.42%) Firewall
4 18 (9.38%) LAN
4 18 (9.38%) LDAP
4 18 (9.38%) WAN
5 7 (3.65%) HTTPS
5 7 (3.65%) SSL
6 6 (3.13%) NetScaler
7 5 (2.60%) HTTP
7 5 (2.60%) OpenVPN
8 4 (2.08%) SNMP
9 3 (1.56%) SSH
10 2 (1.04%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (1.04%) OpenLDAP
10 2 (1.04%) SAN
10 2 (1.04%) SMTP
10 2 (1.04%) VPN
11 1 (0.52%) AMQP
11 1 (0.52%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.69%) Hadoop
3 8 (4.17%) MySQL
3 8 (4.17%) NoSQL
4 7 (3.65%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (2.60%) Big Data
6 4 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.04%) JasperReports
8 1 (0.52%) DB2
8 1 (0.52%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.52%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 65 (33.85%) Jenkins
2 48 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 22 (11.46%) Subversion
4 19 (9.90%) Vagrant
5 18 (9.38%) Artifactory
6 17 (8.85%) Sonatype Nexus
7 14 (7.29%) JIRA
7 14 (7.29%) TeamCity
8 13 (6.77%) Octopus Deploy
9 12 (6.25%) Maven
10 10 (5.21%) GitLab
10 10 (5.21%) Selenium
11 8 (4.17%) SonarQube
12 7 (3.65%) Cucumber
12 7 (3.65%) MSI
13 6 (3.13%) JUnit
14 5 (2.60%) Ant
14 5 (2.60%) NUnit
14 5 (2.60%) Team Foundation Server
14 5 (2.60%) WebDriver
General
1 32 (16.67%) Finance
2 12 (6.25%) Banking
2 12 (6.25%) Retail
3 8 (4.17%) Games
4 6 (3.13%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.56%) Front Office
5 3 (1.56%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.52%) Electronics
6 1 (0.52%) French Language
6 1 (0.52%) German Language
6 1 (0.52%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.52%) Legal
6 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.52%) Marketing
6 1 (0.52%) Online Betting
6 1 (0.52%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (14.06%) HTML
2 20 (10.42%) .NET
3 16 (8.33%) Web Services
4 11 (5.73%) REST
5 9 (4.69%) XML
6 7 (3.65%) ELK Stack
6 7 (3.65%) RESTful
7 5 (2.60%) SOAP
8 4 (2.08%) AngularJS
8 4 (2.08%) JSON
8 4 (2.08%) Node.js
9 3 (1.56%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (1.04%) Apache Camel
10 2 (1.04%) iBATIS
10 2 (1.04%) JAX-RS
10 2 (1.04%) MCollective
10 2 (1.04%) Regular Expression
10 2 (1.04%) Smart GWT
10 2 (1.04%) Software Packaging
10 2 (1.04%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 27 (14.06%) Public Cloud
2 20 (10.42%) Clustering
3 7 (3.65%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 6 (3.13%) Wiki
5 4 (2.08%) Blog
5 4 (2.08%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.08%) Data Structures
5 4 (2.08%) Private Cloud
6 3 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.56%) STB
7 2 (1.04%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.04%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.52%) Animation
8 1 (0.52%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.52%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.52%) Derivative
8 1 (0.52%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.52%) Online Games
8 1 (0.52%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 118 (61.46%) Linux
2 59 (30.73%) Windows
3 55 (28.65%) Unix
4 21 (10.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (6.77%) CentOS
5 13 (6.77%) Windows Server
6 9 (4.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (3.13%) Ubuntu
8 5 (2.60%) Fedora
9 3 (1.56%) Debian
9 3 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (1.04%) AIX
10 2 (1.04%) Solaris
10 2 (1.04%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.52%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.52%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.52%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.52%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (58.33%) DevOps
2 86 (44.79%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (24.48%) Continuous Integration
4 25 (13.02%) Continuous Delivery
4 25 (13.02%) ITIL
5 22 (11.46%) Configuration Management
6 21 (10.94%) Scrum
7 20 (10.42%) High Availability
8 18 (9.38%) Open Source
9 16 (8.33%) E-Commerce
9 16 (8.33%) TDD
10 15 (7.81%) ITIL V3
10 15 (7.81%) Migration
11 12 (6.25%) Build Automation
11 12 (6.25%) Software Engineering
11 12 (6.25%) Test Automation
12 11 (5.73%) BDD
13 9 (4.69%) Continuous Deployment
13 9 (4.69%) Software Delivery
14 8 (4.17%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 81 (42.19%) Python
2 60 (31.25%) PowerShell
3 55 (28.65%) Java
4 48 (25.00%) Bash Shell
5 37 (19.27%) Perl
6 25 (13.02%) Ruby
7 21 (10.94%) SQL
8 15 (7.81%) JavaScript
9 14 (7.29%) Shell Script
10 13 (6.77%) C#
11 7 (3.65%) Groovy
11 7 (3.65%) PHP
11 7 (3.65%) VB
12 4 (2.08%) T-SQL
13 3 (1.56%) C++
14 2 (1.04%) C
14 2 (1.04%) Go
15 1 (0.52%) Embedded C
15 1 (0.52%) Scala
Qualifications
1 19 (9.90%) Security Cleared
2 18 (9.38%) SC Cleared
3 8 (4.17%) Degree
4 2 (1.04%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.04%) CCDA
4 2 (1.04%) CCIE
4 2 (1.04%) CCNA
4 2 (1.04%) CCNP
4 2 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.04%) RHCA
4 2 (1.04%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (9.38%) QA
2 3 (1.56%) SDET
3 2 (1.04%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.04%) ISO20022
4 1 (0.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 27 (14.06%) Docker
2 24 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (10.42%) Active Directory
4 10 (5.21%) Xen
5 9 (4.69%) KVM
5 9 (4.69%) vSphere
6 7 (3.65%) vCloud
6 7 (3.65%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (3.13%) Hyper-V
8 2 (1.04%) NFS
8 2 (1.04%) Postfix
8 2 (1.04%) Squid
8 2 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.52%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 57 (29.69%) Ansible
2 55 (28.65%) Puppet
3 42 (21.88%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (8.85%) Terraform
5 11 (5.73%) Nagios
6 9 (4.69%) vRealize
7 7 (3.65%) yum
8 6 (3.13%) BladeLogic
8 6 (3.13%) Kibana
8 6 (3.13%) logstash
8 6 (3.13%) Rundeck
8 6 (3.13%) ZABBIX
9 5 (2.60%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 5 (2.60%) SCCM
9 5 (2.60%) SCOM
10 4 (2.08%) Cobbler
10 4 (2.08%) HP SIM
10 4 (2.08%) SCOrch
10 4 (2.08%) Tivoli
10 4 (2.08%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 39 (20.31%) VMware
2 36 (18.75%) Oracle
3 23 (11.98%) Red Hat
4 18 (9.38%) Microsoft
5 15 (7.81%) TOWER Software
6 14 (7.29%) Splunk
7 12 (6.25%) Atlassian
7 12 (6.25%) HP
8 9 (4.69%) CA
9 6 (3.13%) AppSense
9 6 (3.13%) Citrix
9 6 (3.13%) EMC
10 5 (2.60%) SolarWinds
11 4 (2.08%) Google
11 4 (2.08%) IBM
11 4 (2.08%) LANDesk
11 4 (2.08%) ServiceNow
12 3 (1.56%) BMC
12 3 (1.56%) Perforce
12 3 (1.56%) SAP
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