The table below looks at the statistics for the Automation Test Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automation Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Test Analyst
Rank 533 543 519
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -24
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Test Analyst 57 43 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.085% 0.082%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.092% 0.088%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 25 23
Average daily rate
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£356 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £219 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £495 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £304
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
49243 46583 44268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.84% 92.15% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 32057 28819 26941
Average daily rate £405 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1828 1854 1961
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.92% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.53 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

Automation Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Automation Test Analyst in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 4 September 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Test Analyst within the England region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -13 24 £369 +47.50% 1
London 0 20 £375 -6.25% 6
Yorkshire -25 5 £388 +24.00% 1
South West - 5 £330 -
East of England - 2 £313 - 3
Midlands - 1 - -
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Automation Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Automation Test Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Automation Test Analyst in their job title.

1 62 (63.92%) Agile Software Development
1 62 (63.92%) Selenium
2 50 (51.55%) Java
3 39 (40.21%) Cucumber
4 37 (38.14%) BDD
5 28 (28.87%) Test Automation
6 27 (27.84%) Automation Testing
7 25 (25.77%) Software Testing
8 24 (24.74%) Test Scripting
9 23 (23.71%) C#
10 22 (22.68%) Finance
10 22 (22.68%) TDD
11 20 (20.62%) Scrum
12 19 (19.59%) Continuous Integration
12 19 (19.59%) WebDriver
13 18 (18.56%) HP UFT
14 17 (17.53%) Gherkin
15 16 (16.49%) SQL
15 16 (16.49%) ISTQB
15 16 (16.49%) JIRA
16 15 (15.46%) QA
17 14 (14.43%) User Acceptance Testing
17 14 (14.43%) Web Services
18 13 (13.40%) XML
19 12 (12.37%) SpecFlow
20 11 (11.34%) Unit Testing
20 11 (11.34%) Automated Testing
21 10 (10.31%) Software Engineering
21 10 (10.31%) JUnit
21 10 (10.31%) .NET

Automation Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Automation Test Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Automation Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.06%) WebLogic
1 2 (2.06%) IIS
2 1 (1.03%) CMS
2 1 (1.03%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.03%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (1.03%) Confluence
2 1 (1.03%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (1.03%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.03%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.03%) Google Analytics
1 1 (1.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.15%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.15%) DB2
1 5 (5.15%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (4.12%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.09%) MySQL
4 2 (2.06%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.06%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.06%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.03%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.03%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 62 (63.92%) Selenium
2 39 (40.21%) Cucumber
3 19 (19.59%) WebDriver
4 18 (18.56%) HP UFT
5 16 (16.49%) JIRA
6 12 (12.37%) SpecFlow
7 10 (10.31%) Jenkins
7 10 (10.31%) JUnit
8 7 (7.22%) Git (software)
9 6 (6.19%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (6.19%) SoapUI
9 6 (6.19%) Visual Studio
10 5 (5.15%) LoadRunner
10 5 (5.15%) JMeter
10 5 (5.15%) Subversion
10 5 (5.15%) Maven
10 5 (5.15%) JBehave
11 4 (4.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (4.12%) Appium
12 3 (3.09%) Capybara
General
1 22 (22.68%) Finance
2 5 (5.15%) Banking
2 5 (5.15%) Retail
3 4 (4.12%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.06%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.03%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (1.03%) Marketing
5 1 (1.03%) Automotive
5 1 (1.03%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (17.53%) Gherkin
2 14 (14.43%) Web Services
3 13 (13.40%) XML
4 10 (10.31%) .NET
5 7 (7.22%) HTML
5 7 (7.22%) SOAP
5 7 (7.22%) JSON
6 6 (6.19%) Spring
7 4 (4.12%) CSS
8 3 (3.09%) AngularJS
9 2 (2.06%) JSP
9 2 (2.06%) J2EE
9 2 (2.06%) JAXB
9 2 (2.06%) Ajax
9 2 (2.06%) RESTful
9 2 (2.06%) REST
10 1 (1.03%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 1 (1.03%) YAML
10 1 (1.03%) Ruby on Rails
10 1 (1.03%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.22%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.06%) New Media
3 1 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.03%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.03%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.03%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.03%) iSeries
3 1 (1.03%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.19%) UNIX
2 4 (4.12%) AIX
2 4 (4.12%) Linux
3 2 (2.06%) Android
3 2 (2.06%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (63.92%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (38.14%) BDD
3 28 (28.87%) Test Automation
4 27 (27.84%) Automation Testing
5 25 (25.77%) Software Testing
6 24 (24.74%) Test Scripting
7 22 (22.68%) TDD
8 20 (20.62%) Scrum
9 19 (19.59%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (14.43%) User Acceptance Testing
11 11 (11.34%) Automated Testing
11 11 (11.34%) Unit Testing
12 10 (10.31%) Software Engineering
12 10 (10.31%) Waterfall
13 9 (9.28%) Migration
13 9 (9.28%) E-Commerce
14 7 (7.22%) OO
14 7 (7.22%) Manual Testing
15 6 (6.19%) Performance Testing
15 6 (6.19%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (51.55%) Java
2 23 (23.71%) C#
3 16 (16.49%) SQL
4 9 (9.28%) JavaScript
5 6 (6.19%) Python
5 6 (6.19%) Ruby
6 5 (5.15%) VB
7 2 (2.06%) PHP
7 2 (2.06%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.06%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.03%) Groovy
8 1 (1.03%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (16.49%) ISTQB
2 9 (9.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 8 (8.25%) ISEB
4 3 (3.09%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.09%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.06%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.06%) Degree
5 2 (2.06%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (15.46%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (5.15%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (9.28%) Microsoft
1 9 (9.28%) HP
1 9 (9.28%) Oracle
2 4 (4.12%) Ab Initio
3 2 (2.06%) Talend
4 1 (1.03%) IBM
4 1 (1.03%) Google
4 1 (1.03%) Coremetrics
4 1 (1.03%) Atlassian
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