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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Engineer
Rank 513 540 533
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -7
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 101 84 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.17% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.17% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 69 41
Median daily rate £475 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £625 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £434 £369
% change year-on-year
+3.74% +17.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £22.84 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.91% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 -
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
46763 48174 46107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.90% 94.70% 94.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 30926 30296 28951
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1336 1918 1967
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £41.24 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +33 75 £475 -5.00% 16
South East -5 12 £500 +17.64% 5
West Midlands - 5 £431 - 3
Yorkshire +13 4 £450 +20.00% 6
North West -10 2 £490 +12.00%
North East -38 2 £250 -33.33% 3
East Midlands - 1 £375 - 2
Automation Engineer
UK

Automation Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 93 (56.36%) Linux
2 89 (53.94%) DevOps
3 78 (47.27%) Agile Software Development
4 69 (41.82%) Python
5 65 (39.39%) Jenkins
6 55 (33.33%) Puppet
7 54 (32.73%) Java
8 53 (32.12%) Git (software)
8 53 (32.12%) Bash Shell
9 50 (30.30%) Amazon AWS
10 48 (29.09%) Windows
11 45 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
12 44 (26.67%) Unix
13 43 (26.06%) PowerShell
14 42 (25.45%) Oracle
14 42 (25.45%) Ansible
15 39 (23.64%) Finance
16 34 (20.61%) VMware
16 34 (20.61%) Ruby
17 33 (20.00%) Configuration Management
18 32 (19.39%) Perl
19 31 (18.79%) Opscode Chef
20 29 (17.58%) Web Services
21 28 (16.97%) Scrum
21 28 (16.97%) Maven
21 28 (16.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 26 (15.76%) DNS
23 24 (14.55%) Splunk
24 23 (13.94%) High Availability
24 23 (13.94%) TCP/IP

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 17 (10.30%) OpenStack
2 13 (7.88%) Cloud Foundry
2 13 (7.88%) JBoss
3 12 (7.27%) Tomcat
4 10 (6.06%) WebLogic
5 9 (5.45%) Confluence
6 8 (4.85%) Apache
7 6 (3.64%) IIS
8 5 (3.03%) nginx
9 4 (2.42%) Node.js
10 2 (1.21%) Apache ServiceMix
10 2 (1.21%) ArchestrA
10 2 (1.21%) CMS
10 2 (1.21%) Lightstreamer
10 2 (1.21%) SharePoint
10 2 (1.21%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (0.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.61%) Magento
2 1 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 50 (30.30%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.21%) IaaS
3 2 (1.21%) OpenShift
3 2 (1.21%) PaaS
4 1 (0.61%) GitHub
4 1 (0.61%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.61%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 26 (15.76%) DNS
2 23 (13.94%) LDAP
2 23 (13.94%) TCP/IP
3 18 (10.91%) Firewall
4 17 (10.30%) LAN
4 17 (10.30%) WAN
5 8 (4.85%) SSL
6 7 (4.24%) HTTP
7 5 (3.03%) NetScaler
7 5 (3.03%) SMTP
8 3 (1.82%) Internet
8 3 (1.82%) SAN
8 3 (1.82%) SNMP
9 2 (1.21%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (1.21%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.61%) AMQP
10 1 (0.61%) OpenVPN
10 1 (0.61%) SSH
10 1 (0.61%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (11.52%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.67%) MySQL
3 4 (2.42%) Big Data
3 4 (2.42%) Hadoop
3 4 (2.42%) NoSQL
3 4 (2.42%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.21%) JasperReports
5 1 (0.61%) DB2
5 1 (0.61%) MariaDB
5 1 (0.61%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 65 (39.39%) Jenkins
2 53 (32.12%) Git (software)
3 28 (16.97%) Maven
4 14 (8.48%) Cucumber
4 14 (8.48%) Selenium
5 13 (7.88%) JIRA
5 13 (7.88%) Vagrant
6 12 (7.27%) Artifactory
6 12 (7.27%) Subversion
7 9 (5.45%) WebDriver
8 7 (4.24%) Sonatype Nexus
8 7 (4.24%) TeamCity
9 6 (3.64%) Capybara
10 5 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (2.42%) Appium
11 4 (2.42%) JUnit
12 3 (1.82%) Ant
12 3 (1.82%) git-flow
12 3 (1.82%) GitLab
12 3 (1.82%) WATIR
General
1 39 (23.64%) Finance
2 11 (6.67%) Banking
3 8 (4.85%) Financial Institution
4 6 (3.64%) Manufacturing
4 6 (3.64%) Retail
5 5 (3.03%) Games
5 5 (3.03%) Marketing
5 5 (3.03%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.42%) Electronics
7 1 (0.61%) Back Office
7 1 (0.61%) Front Office
7 1 (0.61%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.61%) Legal
7 1 (0.61%) Online Betting
7 1 (0.61%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (17.58%) Web Services
2 23 (13.94%) HTML
3 15 (9.09%) .NET
3 15 (9.09%) MCollective
4 9 (5.45%) REST
5 8 (4.85%) SOAP
6 7 (4.24%) LAMP
6 7 (4.24%) RESTful
6 7 (4.24%) XML
7 5 (3.03%) LEMP Stack
8 4 (2.42%) Behat
9 3 (1.82%) AngularJS
9 3 (1.82%) J2EE
9 3 (1.82%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (1.21%) EJB
10 2 (1.21%) FpML
10 2 (1.21%) Hibernate
10 2 (1.21%) JAXB
10 2 (1.21%) JMS
10 2 (1.21%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.73%) Clustering
1 21 (12.73%) Public Cloud
2 5 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.03%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.42%) Blog
4 3 (1.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (1.82%) Robotics
5 2 (1.21%) Derivative
5 2 (1.21%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.21%) Online Games
5 2 (1.21%) SCADA
5 2 (1.21%) SWIFT
6 1 (0.61%) Animation
6 1 (0.61%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.61%) HACMP
6 1 (0.61%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.61%) OTC Derivatives
6 1 (0.61%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.61%) VCE vBlock
6 1 (0.61%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 93 (56.36%) Linux
2 48 (29.09%) Windows
3 44 (26.67%) Unix
4 28 (16.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (11.52%) CentOS
6 15 (9.09%) Ubuntu
7 12 (7.27%) Windows Server
8 9 (5.45%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (3.03%) Fedora
10 4 (2.42%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (1.82%) Apple iOS
11 3 (1.82%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (1.21%) AIX
12 2 (1.21%) Android
12 2 (1.21%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.21%) Solaris
13 1 (0.61%) Debian
13 1 (0.61%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.61%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (53.94%) DevOps
2 78 (47.27%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
4 33 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 28 (16.97%) Scrum
6 23 (13.94%) High Availability
7 18 (10.91%) Build Automation
7 18 (10.91%) ITIL
8 16 (9.70%) Open Source
9 14 (8.48%) ITIL V3
10 13 (7.88%) Continuous Delivery
10 13 (7.88%) E-Commerce
10 13 (7.88%) Test Automation
11 11 (6.67%) Migration
11 11 (6.67%) QA Automation
11 11 (6.67%) TDD
12 10 (6.06%) BDD
12 10 (6.06%) Incident Management
13 8 (4.85%) Software Delivery
14 7 (4.24%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 69 (41.82%) Python
2 54 (32.73%) Java
3 53 (32.12%) Bash Shell
4 43 (26.06%) PowerShell
5 34 (20.61%) Ruby
6 32 (19.39%) Perl
7 21 (12.73%) PHP
8 17 (10.30%) SQL
9 15 (9.09%) C#
9 15 (9.09%) Groovy
10 14 (8.48%) JavaScript
11 10 (6.06%) Shell Script
12 7 (4.24%) VB
13 4 (2.42%) T-SQL
14 3 (1.82%) Go
15 2 (1.21%) ECMAScript
15 2 (1.21%) ES6
16 1 (0.61%) C
16 1 (0.61%) Jython
16 1 (0.61%) Korn
Qualifications
1 18 (10.91%) Degree
2 12 (7.27%) Security Cleared
3 9 (5.45%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.21%) CCDA
4 2 (1.21%) CCIE
4 2 (1.21%) CCNA
4 2 (1.21%) CCNP
4 2 (1.21%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.21%) RHCA
4 2 (1.21%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (13.33%) QA
2 4 (2.42%) SDET
3 2 (1.21%) ISO20022
4 1 (0.61%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 22 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (10.91%) Active Directory
3 13 (7.88%) Docker
4 6 (3.64%) KVM
4 6 (3.64%) Xen
5 5 (3.03%) Hyper-V
5 5 (3.03%) qmail
5 5 (3.03%) Squid
5 5 (3.03%) vSphere
6 3 (1.82%) NFS
6 3 (1.82%) vCloud
7 2 (1.21%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.61%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.61%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 55 (33.33%) Puppet
2 42 (25.45%) Ansible
3 31 (18.79%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (9.70%) ZABBIX
5 14 (8.48%) Nagios
6 10 (6.06%) Terraform
7 8 (4.85%) logstash
8 7 (4.24%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 6 (3.64%) vRealize
10 5 (3.03%) BladeLogic
10 5 (3.03%) Cacti
10 5 (3.03%) collectd
10 5 (3.03%) Ganglia
10 5 (3.03%) Graphite
10 5 (3.03%) SCCM
10 5 (3.03%) SCOM
11 4 (2.42%) EdgeSight
11 4 (2.42%) HP SIM
11 4 (2.42%) SCOrch
12 3 (1.82%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 42 (25.45%) Oracle
2 34 (20.61%) VMware
3 24 (14.55%) Splunk
4 16 (9.70%) Microsoft
5 15 (9.09%) Red Hat
5 15 (9.09%) TOWER Software
6 11 (6.67%) HP
7 10 (6.06%) CA
8 6 (3.64%) Citrix
9 5 (3.03%) IBM
10 4 (2.42%) AppSense
10 4 (2.42%) Atlassian
10 4 (2.42%) EMC
10 4 (2.42%) SAP
10 4 (2.42%) Serena
11 3 (1.82%) Blue Prism
11 3 (1.82%) BMC
11 3 (1.82%) Cisco
11 3 (1.82%) ServiceNow
12 2 (1.21%) Rockwell
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