The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Automation Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation Analyst
Rank 504 528 506
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -22
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Test Analyst 117 110 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.21% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.22% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 74 52
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £285 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £471 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Automation Test 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
47210 49030 46876
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.82% 94.82% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 31067 31698 28896
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £248 £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 1405 1831 1932
Median hourly rate £17.10 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.01% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

Automation Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Automation Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in England

Automation Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Automation Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in England

Automation Test Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in England

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

Automation Test Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in England

Automation Test Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Automation Test Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in England

Automation Test Analyst
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 Test Analyst within the England region over the 3 months to 30 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 +11 52 £413 +6.45% 13
South East -4 25 £350 -1.40% 9
Yorkshire +3 18 £320 -8.57% 6
South West +6 7 £383 +16.79% 2
East of England +26 6 £375 +25.00% 1
West Midlands -22 5 £338 +17.39%
North West +2 3 £319 +11.84% 5
North East -38 1 £325 -2.98% 2
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Automation Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, Automation Test Analyst 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 Test Analyst in the job title.

1 154 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 138 (54.76%) Selenium
3 86 (34.13%) Java
3 86 (34.13%) SQL
4 85 (33.73%) BDD
5 83 (32.94%) Cucumber
5 83 (32.94%) QA
6 75 (29.76%) WebDriver
7 73 (28.97%) Finance
8 68 (26.98%) Test Scripting
9 67 (26.59%) C#
10 66 (26.19%) Automation Testing
11 65 (25.79%) Scrum
12 64 (25.40%) JIRA
13 61 (24.21%) Test Automation
14 46 (18.25%) ISEB
14 46 (18.25%) HP UFT
15 45 (17.86%) ISTQB
16 43 (17.06%) TDD
17 41 (16.27%) Banking
18 39 (15.48%) SoapUI
18 39 (15.48%) Jenkins
19 38 (15.08%) SpecFlow
20 37 (14.68%) Automated Testing
21 36 (14.29%) Gherkin
22 34 (13.49%) Regression Testing
23 31 (12.30%) Continuous Integration
24 30 (11.90%) HP
24 30 (11.90%) XML
25 29 (11.51%) Web Services

Automation Test Analyst 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 20 (7.94%) Confluence
2 8 (3.17%) IIS
3 3 (1.19%) JBoss
4 1 (0.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.40%) CMS
4 1 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (0.79%) Mingle
2 1 (0.40%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.40%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.40%) GitHub
3 1 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.98%) Internet
2 3 (1.19%) HTTP
3 1 (0.40%) H.323
3 1 (0.40%) Telepresence
3 1 (0.40%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.57%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (1.19%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (1.19%) Data Mining
3 3 (1.19%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.79%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.40%) Big Data
5 1 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.40%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 138 (54.76%) Selenium
2 83 (32.94%) Cucumber
3 75 (29.76%) WebDriver
4 64 (25.40%) JIRA
5 46 (18.25%) HP UFT
6 39 (15.48%) Jenkins
6 39 (15.48%) SoapUI
7 38 (15.08%) SpecFlow
8 26 (10.32%) JUnit
9 24 (9.52%) JMeter
10 22 (8.73%) Maven
11 15 (5.95%) Git (software)
12 14 (5.56%) Protractor
13 11 (4.37%) Team Foundation Server
14 10 (3.97%) Capybara
15 9 (3.57%) Gradle
15 9 (3.57%) Hudson
16 8 (3.17%) Ant
16 8 (3.17%) jMock
17 7 (2.78%) LoadRunner
General
1 73 (28.97%) Finance
2 41 (16.27%) Banking
3 13 (5.16%) Retail
4 8 (3.17%) Games
5 7 (2.78%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.98%) Back Office
6 5 (1.98%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.98%) Retail Banking
7 3 (1.19%) Publishing
8 2 (0.79%) Automotive
8 2 (0.79%) Front Office
8 2 (0.79%) Marketing
8 2 (0.79%) Online Betting
9 1 (0.40%) Electronics
9 1 (0.40%) International Banking
9 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (14.29%) Gherkin
2 30 (11.90%) XML
3 29 (11.51%) Web Services
4 22 (8.73%) .NET
5 20 (7.94%) SOAP
6 18 (7.14%) REST
7 13 (5.16%) AngularJS
8 12 (4.76%) Spring
9 11 (4.37%) HTML
10 10 (3.97%) ASP.NET
10 10 (3.97%) ASP.NET Web API
11 8 (3.17%) Ajax
11 8 (3.17%) Hibernate
11 8 (3.17%) Java EE
11 8 (3.17%) JMS
11 8 (3.17%) RESTful
11 8 (3.17%) WebSphere MQ
12 7 (2.78%) Ruby on Rails
13 4 (1.59%) JSON
14 3 (1.19%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 12 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 8 (3.17%) Algorithms
4 7 (2.78%) Derivative
5 4 (1.59%) Equities
6 3 (1.19%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.19%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.79%) Credit Risk
7 2 (0.79%) Data Integration
7 2 (0.79%) IVR
7 2 (0.79%) OTC Derivatives
7 2 (0.79%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.40%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.40%) iPad
8 1 (0.40%) iPhone
8 1 (0.40%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.40%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.40%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.40%) Spread Betting
8 1 (0.40%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 14 (5.56%) Unix
2 12 (4.76%) Linux
3 7 (2.78%) Windows
4 2 (0.79%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.40%) Android
5 1 (0.40%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (33.73%) BDD
3 68 (26.98%) Test Scripting
4 66 (26.19%) Automation Testing
5 65 (25.79%) Scrum
6 61 (24.21%) Test Automation
7 43 (17.06%) TDD
8 37 (14.68%) Automated Testing
9 34 (13.49%) Regression Testing
10 31 (12.30%) Continuous Integration
11 28 (11.11%) Functional Testing
12 27 (10.71%) Performance Testing
13 23 (9.13%) Software Testing
14 20 (7.94%) Manual Testing
15 18 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
15 18 (7.14%) User Stories
15 18 (7.14%) Waterfall
16 16 (6.35%) E-Commerce
17 15 (5.95%) Kanban
17 15 (5.95%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 86 (34.13%) Java
1 86 (34.13%) SQL
2 67 (26.59%) C#
3 28 (11.11%) Ruby
4 22 (8.73%) JavaScript
5 11 (4.37%) PL/SQL
5 11 (4.37%) Python
6 10 (3.97%) Groovy
7 9 (3.57%) VBScript
8 7 (2.78%) VB
9 5 (1.98%) VBA
10 3 (1.19%) C
10 3 (1.19%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.19%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.79%) Perl
11 2 (0.79%) PHP
11 2 (0.79%) Scala
12 1 (0.40%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.40%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.40%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 46 (18.25%) ISEB
2 45 (17.86%) ISTQB
3 17 (6.75%) Degree
4 16 (6.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (1.59%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.79%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.79%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.40%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (32.94%) QA
2 12 (4.76%) SDET
3 1 (0.40%) FedRAMP
System Software
1 1 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.79%) Linux-HA
3 1 (0.40%) CA Service Virtualization
3 1 (0.40%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 30 (11.90%) HP
2 16 (6.35%) Microsoft
3 13 (5.16%) Rally
4 10 (3.97%) Oracle
5 9 (3.57%) Atlassian
6 5 (1.98%) Talend
7 4 (1.59%) IBM
7 4 (1.59%) Sybase
8 3 (1.19%) Green Hat
9 2 (0.79%) SAP
10 1 (0.40%) Bloomberg
10 1 (0.40%) CA
10 1 (0.40%) FXall
10 1 (0.40%) Informatica
10 1 (0.40%) Siebel
10 1 (0.40%) SOASTA, Inc
10 1 (0.40%) VMware
10 1 (0.40%) WorldPay
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