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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Engineer
Rank 541 543 545
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 88 72 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.14% 0.095%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.15% 0.100%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 55 30
Median daily rate £475 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £375 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £625 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.94% +21.42%
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
47309 49013 46162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.82% 94.82% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 31081 31699 28498
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1424 1848 1899
Median hourly rate £17.31 £16.83 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.89% +1.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 +23 61 £475 -5.00% 15
South East +4 13 £500 +17.64% 5
East Midlands - 3 £375 - 1
North East - 3 £276 - 1
West Midlands - 3 £413 - 1
North West -14 2 - - 2
East of England +18 1 - - 1
Yorkshire -5 1 - - 2
Midlands - 1 - -
Automation Engineer
UK

Automation Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 97 (59.15%) Linux
1 97 (59.15%) DevOps
2 74 (45.12%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (42.68%) Python
4 54 (32.93%) Unix
5 53 (32.32%) Java
6 52 (31.71%) Jenkins
7 51 (31.10%) Ansible
8 50 (30.49%) Windows
9 49 (29.88%) Amazon AWS
10 46 (28.05%) Puppet
11 44 (26.83%) PowerShell
12 42 (25.61%) Git (software)
13 40 (24.39%) Bash Shell
14 38 (23.17%) Continuous Integration
14 38 (23.17%) Perl
15 37 (22.56%) Oracle
16 32 (19.51%) Finance
17 31 (18.90%) Opscode Chef
18 28 (17.07%) VMware
19 27 (16.46%) Ruby
20 25 (15.24%) TCP/IP
21 24 (14.63%) DNS
21 24 (14.63%) HTML
22 23 (14.02%) ITIL
22 23 (14.02%) OpenStack
23 22 (13.41%) Public Cloud
23 22 (13.41%) Subversion
23 22 (13.41%) Security Cleared
24 21 (12.80%) Clustering

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 23 (14.02%) OpenStack
2 16 (9.76%) Confluence
3 15 (9.15%) JBoss
4 12 (7.32%) Tomcat
5 10 (6.10%) Apache
6 9 (5.49%) Cloud Foundry
7 8 (4.88%) IIS
8 7 (4.27%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (1.22%) Apache ServiceMix
9 2 (1.22%) CMS
9 2 (1.22%) Lightstreamer
9 2 (1.22%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.22%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (1.22%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (1.22%) HipChat
1 2 (1.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 49 (29.88%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (6.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.44%) OpenShift
3 4 (2.44%) PaaS
4 3 (1.83%) IaaS
5 2 (1.22%) Google Compute Engine
6 1 (0.61%) GitHub
6 1 (0.61%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 25 (15.24%) TCP/IP
2 24 (14.63%) DNS
3 18 (10.98%) Firewall
3 18 (10.98%) LDAP
4 17 (10.37%) LAN
4 17 (10.37%) WAN
5 6 (3.66%) NetScaler
6 5 (3.05%) SNMP
7 4 (2.44%) OpenVPN
8 3 (1.83%) HTTPS
8 3 (1.83%) SAN
8 3 (1.83%) SSH
8 3 (1.83%) SSL
9 2 (1.22%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (1.22%) HTTP
9 2 (1.22%) Internet
9 2 (1.22%) OpenLDAP
10 1 (0.61%) Telnet
10 1 (0.61%) VPN
10 1 (0.61%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (10.98%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.10%) Hadoop
3 8 (4.88%) Big Data
3 8 (4.88%) MySQL
4 7 (4.27%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (3.05%) NoSQL
6 4 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.22%) JasperReports
8 1 (0.61%) DB2
8 1 (0.61%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.61%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 52 (31.71%) Jenkins
2 42 (25.61%) Git (software)
3 22 (13.41%) Subversion
4 17 (10.37%) Vagrant
5 16 (9.76%) JIRA
6 14 (8.54%) Artifactory
6 14 (8.54%) Maven
7 12 (7.32%) Sonatype Nexus
8 11 (6.71%) Selenium
8 11 (6.71%) TeamCity
9 10 (6.10%) Cucumber
10 6 (3.66%) Ant
10 6 (3.66%) GitLab
10 6 (3.66%) JUnit
10 6 (3.66%) Octopus Deploy
10 6 (3.66%) SonarQube
10 6 (3.66%) WebDriver
11 4 (2.44%) FishEye
11 4 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (1.83%) RSpec
General
1 32 (19.51%) Finance
2 12 (7.32%) Banking
3 10 (6.10%) Retail
4 7 (4.27%) Financial Institution
5 6 (3.66%) Games
6 3 (1.83%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.22%) Front Office
8 1 (0.61%) Electronics
8 1 (0.61%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.61%) Legal
8 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.61%) Marketing
8 1 (0.61%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (14.63%) HTML
2 18 (10.98%) Web Services
3 16 (9.76%) .NET
4 12 (7.32%) REST
5 10 (6.10%) XML
6 8 (4.88%) SOAP
7 7 (4.27%) RESTful
8 4 (2.44%) ELK Stack
8 4 (2.44%) Node.js
9 3 (1.83%) AngularJS
9 3 (1.83%) J2EE
9 3 (1.83%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (1.22%) EJB
10 2 (1.22%) FpML
10 2 (1.22%) Hibernate
10 2 (1.22%) JAXB
10 2 (1.22%) JMS
10 2 (1.22%) JSP
10 2 (1.22%) LAMP
10 2 (1.22%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 22 (13.41%) Public Cloud
2 21 (12.80%) Clustering
3 6 (3.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.44%) Blog
4 4 (2.44%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.22%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.22%) Online Games
5 2 (1.22%) STB
5 2 (1.22%) SWIFT
5 2 (1.22%) Wiki
6 1 (0.61%) Animation
6 1 (0.61%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.61%) Derivative
6 1 (0.61%) HACMP
6 1 (0.61%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.61%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.61%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.61%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 97 (59.15%) Linux
2 54 (32.93%) Unix
3 50 (30.49%) Windows
4 17 (10.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (7.93%) Windows Server
6 10 (6.10%) CentOS
7 9 (5.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (3.05%) Fedora
9 4 (2.44%) Ubuntu
10 3 (1.83%) Apple iOS
10 3 (1.83%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (1.22%) Android
11 2 (1.22%) Debian
11 2 (1.22%) Solaris
12 1 (0.61%) AIX
12 1 (0.61%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.61%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (59.15%) DevOps
2 74 (45.12%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (23.17%) Continuous Integration
4 23 (14.02%) ITIL
5 20 (12.20%) Open Source
6 19 (11.59%) Configuration Management
6 19 (11.59%) High Availability
7 17 (10.37%) Continuous Delivery
8 14 (8.54%) E-Commerce
8 14 (8.54%) ITIL V3
8 14 (8.54%) Migration
9 12 (7.32%) Scrum
9 12 (7.32%) TDD
10 10 (6.10%) QA Automation
11 9 (5.49%) BDD
11 9 (5.49%) Build Automation
12 8 (4.88%) Change Management
12 8 (4.88%) Software Delivery
12 8 (4.88%) Software Engineering
13 7 (4.27%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 70 (42.68%) Python
2 53 (32.32%) Java
3 44 (26.83%) PowerShell
4 40 (24.39%) Bash Shell
5 38 (23.17%) Perl
6 27 (16.46%) Ruby
7 19 (11.59%) SQL
8 15 (9.15%) JavaScript
9 13 (7.93%) C#
10 12 (7.32%) PHP
11 8 (4.88%) Groovy
11 8 (4.88%) Shell Script
12 7 (4.27%) VB
13 4 (2.44%) T-SQL
14 2 (1.22%) C
14 2 (1.22%) C++
14 2 (1.22%) ECMAScript
14 2 (1.22%) ES6
14 2 (1.22%) Go
15 1 (0.61%) Scala
Qualifications
1 22 (13.41%) Security Cleared
2 19 (11.59%) SC Cleared
3 8 (4.88%) Degree
4 2 (1.22%) CCDA
4 2 (1.22%) CCIE
4 2 (1.22%) CCNA
4 2 (1.22%) CCNP
4 2 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.22%) RHCA
4 2 (1.22%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (11.59%) QA
2 3 (1.83%) SDET
3 2 (1.22%) ISO20022
4 1 (0.61%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 21 (12.80%) Docker
2 20 (12.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (10.98%) Active Directory
4 9 (5.49%) KVM
4 9 (5.49%) vSphere
4 9 (5.49%) Xen
5 7 (4.27%) vCloud
6 5 (3.05%) Hyper-V
7 3 (1.83%) NFS
8 2 (1.22%) Postfix
8 2 (1.22%) Squid
8 2 (1.22%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.61%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.61%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (0.61%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 51 (31.10%) Ansible
2 46 (28.05%) Puppet
3 31 (18.90%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (9.15%) Terraform
5 11 (6.71%) Nagios
6 9 (5.49%) vRealize
7 7 (4.27%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 7 (4.27%) logstash
8 6 (3.66%) Kibana
9 5 (3.05%) BladeLogic
9 5 (3.05%) SCCM
9 5 (3.05%) SCOM
9 5 (3.05%) Zenoss
10 4 (2.44%) Cobbler
10 4 (2.44%) EdgeSight
10 4 (2.44%) HP SIM
10 4 (2.44%) Rundeck
10 4 (2.44%) SCOrch
10 4 (2.44%) Tivoli
11 3 (1.83%) yum
Vendors
1 37 (22.56%) Oracle
2 28 (17.07%) VMware
3 18 (10.98%) Red Hat
4 17 (10.37%) Microsoft
5 16 (9.76%) Splunk
6 15 (9.15%) TOWER Software
7 12 (7.32%) HP
8 11 (6.71%) Atlassian
9 10 (6.10%) CA
10 7 (4.27%) Citrix
11 6 (3.66%) EMC
11 6 (3.66%) SolarWinds
12 5 (3.05%) AppSense
13 4 (2.44%) LANDesk
14 3 (1.83%) BMC
14 3 (1.83%) Cisco
14 3 (1.83%) Google
14 3 (1.83%) IBM
14 3 (1.83%) ServiceNow
15 2 (1.22%) StreamBase
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