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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Test Analyst
Rank 540 511 511
Rank change year-on-year
-29 0
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Test Analyst 49 48 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.097% 0.10% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.11% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 44 14
Average daily rate
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£350 £365 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +8.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £443 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £248
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +31.31%
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
46272 43750 42038
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 91.73% 92.64% 93.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 29935 26900 24214
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1900 1926 2472
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.80 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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
London +17 27 £375 -6.25% 6
South East -16 10 £335 +3.07%
Yorkshire - 5 - - 2
North West -7 4 £306 -12.50%
East of England - 2 - -
West Midlands -15 1 £375 +15.38%
East Midlands - - - -
South West - - - -
Automation Test Analyst
UK

Automation Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 60 (61.86%) Selenium
2 49 (50.52%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (49.48%) Java
4 40 (41.24%) Automation Testing
5 33 (34.02%) Cucumber
6 27 (27.84%) WebDriver
6 27 (27.84%) QuickTest Pro
7 23 (23.71%) SQL
8 21 (21.65%) Scrum
8 21 (21.65%) Test Automation
9 20 (20.62%) Test Scripting
10 19 (19.59%) QA
11 18 (18.56%) BDD
12 17 (17.53%) C#
13 14 (14.43%) Finance
14 13 (13.40%) JIRA
14 13 (13.40%) SoapUI
15 12 (12.37%) FitNesse
15 12 (12.37%) Automated Testing
15 12 (12.37%) E-Commerce
16 11 (11.34%) SOAP
16 11 (11.34%) .NET
16 11 (11.34%) HP Quality Center
17 10 (10.31%) Manual Testing
17 10 (10.31%) Microsoft
18 9 (9.28%) HP
18 9 (9.28%) OO
18 9 (9.28%) Ruby
18 9 (9.28%) Mentoring
18 9 (9.28%) Continuous Integration

Automation Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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%) Confluence
1 2 (2.06%) Drupal
2 1 (1.03%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.03%) CMS
2 1 (1.03%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 5 (5.15%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.06%) MS Office
3 1 (1.03%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 1 (1.03%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.03%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.03%) Internet
1 1 (1.03%) DAB
1 1 (1.03%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.09%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.03%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.03%) SQL Navigator
Development Applications
1 60 (61.86%) Selenium
2 33 (34.02%) Cucumber
3 27 (27.84%) WebDriver
3 27 (27.84%) QuickTest Pro
4 13 (13.40%) JIRA
4 13 (13.40%) SoapUI
5 12 (12.37%) FitNesse
6 6 (6.19%) Jenkins
6 6 (6.19%) JUnit
7 5 (5.15%) JMeter
7 5 (5.15%) SpecFlow
8 4 (4.12%) Calabash
8 4 (4.12%) Visual Studio
8 4 (4.12%) Maven
9 3 (3.09%) RSpec
9 3 (3.09%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (2.06%) Zephyr
10 2 (2.06%) Appium
10 2 (2.06%) Behat
10 2 (2.06%) Selenium IDE
General
1 14 (14.43%) Finance
2 5 (5.15%) Banking
2 5 (5.15%) Retail
3 2 (2.06%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.03%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.03%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.34%) SOAP
1 11 (11.34%) .NET
2 7 (7.22%) Gherkin
3 5 (5.15%) HTML
3 5 (5.15%) Web Services
4 4 (4.12%) XML
4 4 (4.12%) JSP
5 3 (3.09%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.06%) JRuby
6 2 (2.06%) JSON
6 2 (2.06%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (2.06%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.03%) Ajax
7 1 (1.03%) WCF
7 1 (1.03%) WF
7 1 (1.03%) Spring
7 1 (1.03%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (1.03%) CSS
7 1 (1.03%) Servlets
7 1 (1.03%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 3 (3.09%) iPad
2 2 (2.06%) User Experience
2 2 (2.06%) iPhone
2 2 (2.06%) Open Source
2 2 (2.06%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.03%) Robotics
3 1 (1.03%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.03%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.03%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.03%) Market Risk
3 1 (1.03%) Fixed Income
3 1 (1.03%) Grid Computing
3 1 (1.03%) Streaming Video
3 1 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.03%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.25%) Android
1 8 (8.25%) Apple iOS
2 4 (4.12%) UNIX
3 1 (1.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (50.52%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (41.24%) Automation Testing
3 21 (21.65%) Scrum
3 21 (21.65%) Test Automation
4 20 (20.62%) Test Scripting
5 18 (18.56%) BDD
6 12 (12.37%) Automated Testing
6 12 (12.37%) E-Commerce
7 10 (10.31%) Manual Testing
8 9 (9.28%) OO
8 9 (9.28%) Mentoring
8 9 (9.28%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (9.28%) Security Testing
9 8 (8.25%) TDD
10 7 (7.22%) Software Engineering
10 7 (7.22%) Test Strategy
11 6 (6.19%) CRM
11 6 (6.19%) Software Testing
11 6 (6.19%) User Acceptance Testing
12 5 (5.15%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 48 (49.48%) Java
2 23 (23.71%) SQL
3 17 (17.53%) C#
4 9 (9.28%) Ruby
5 7 (7.22%) JavaScript
6 6 (6.19%) VB
7 5 (5.15%) Groovy
8 4 (4.12%) VBScript
8 4 (4.12%) Shell Script
9 3 (3.09%) PHP
10 2 (2.06%) Jython
11 1 (1.03%) VBA
11 1 (1.03%) Python
11 1 (1.03%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (7.22%) ISTQB
2 6 (6.19%) ISEB
3 5 (5.15%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.09%) Degree
4 3 (3.09%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (2.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.06%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (19.59%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (11.34%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.06%) Vagrant
2 2 (2.06%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (10.31%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.28%) HP
3 7 (7.22%) Oracle
4 2 (2.06%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.06%) Siebel
4 2 (2.06%) ESRI
5 1 (1.03%) Google
5 1 (1.03%) BMC
5 1 (1.03%) Adobe
5 1 (1.03%) Remedy
5 1 (1.03%) SAP
5 1 (1.03%) IBM
5 1 (1.03%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.03%) Green Hat