The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Automation Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Specialist
Rank 622 599 -
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Specialist 8 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.016% 0.012% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.013% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Median daily rate £450 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £115 -
% change year-on-year
+226.08% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Automation Specialist
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
48390 47949 46865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 95.00% 94.73% 94.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 31923 29597 29145
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
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 £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1362 1922 1960
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.70 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.78% -1.76%

Automation Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Automation Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in England

Automation Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Automation Specialist Daily Rate Trend in England

Automation Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Automation Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in England

Automation Specialist
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 Specialist within the England region over the 3 months to 5 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 0 3 £450 +20.00% 2
South East -12 3 - -
North West - 1 - -
Automation Specialist
UK

Automation Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, Automation Specialist 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 Specialist in the job title.

1 17 (47.22%) Marketing
1 17 (47.22%) Marketing Automation
2 16 (44.44%) Marketo
3 14 (38.89%) Eloqua
3 14 (38.89%) Aprimo
4 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (22.22%) Project Management
5 8 (22.22%) Linux
5 8 (22.22%) Puppet
6 7 (19.44%) Jenkins
6 7 (19.44%) CRM
6 7 (19.44%) B2B
6 7 (19.44%) Data Management
6 7 (19.44%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (16.67%) Finance
7 6 (16.67%) Python
7 6 (16.67%) DevOps
8 5 (13.89%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (13.89%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (13.89%) Unix
8 5 (13.89%) HP UFT
9 4 (11.11%) Configuration Management
9 4 (11.11%) ETL
9 4 (11.11%) SQL
9 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
9 4 (11.11%) Test Automation
9 4 (11.11%) Ruby
9 4 (11.11%) Ansible
10 3 (8.33%) SDLC
10 3 (8.33%) QA Automation

Automation Specialist 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:

Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 14 (38.89%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (5.56%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (19.44%) Jenkins
2 5 (13.89%) HP UFT
3 3 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 3 (8.33%) Selenium
4 2 (5.56%) Cucumber
4 2 (5.56%) eggPlant
4 2 (5.56%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.78%) Concordion
5 1 (2.78%) FitNesse
5 1 (2.78%) Hudson
5 1 (2.78%) Maven
General
1 17 (47.22%) Marketing
2 6 (16.67%) Finance
3 3 (8.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) HTML
1 2 (5.56%) RESTful
1 2 (5.56%) XML
2 1 (2.78%) ELK Stack
2 1 (2.78%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.78%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.22%) Linux
2 5 (13.89%) Unix
3 3 (8.33%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.78%) CentOS
4 1 (2.78%) HPUX
4 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (47.22%) Marketing Automation
2 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (22.22%) Project Management
4 7 (19.44%) B2B
4 7 (19.44%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (19.44%) CRM
4 7 (19.44%) Data Management
5 6 (16.67%) DevOps
6 5 (13.89%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (11.11%) Configuration Management
7 4 (11.11%) ETL
7 4 (11.11%) Test Automation
8 3 (8.33%) Automation Testing
8 3 (8.33%) Build Automation
8 3 (8.33%) QA Automation
8 3 (8.33%) Scrum
8 3 (8.33%) SDLC
9 2 (5.56%) Dashboard Development
9 2 (5.56%) Functional Testing
9 2 (5.56%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.67%) Python
2 4 (11.11%) Ruby
2 4 (11.11%) SQL
3 3 (8.33%) Bash Shell
3 3 (8.33%) Java
3 3 (8.33%) Perl
4 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.78%) MATLAB
5 1 (2.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) ISEB
1 2 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.78%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (22.22%) Puppet
2 5 (13.89%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (11.11%) Ansible
4 1 (2.78%) Cobbler
4 1 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (2.78%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 16 (44.44%) Marketo
2 14 (38.89%) Aprimo
3 3 (8.33%) HP
3 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (5.56%) Splunk
4 2 (5.56%) VMware
5 1 (2.78%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.78%) EMC
5 1 (2.78%) Nimble Storage
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle
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