The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Test Analyst
Rank 517 511 530
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +19
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Test Analyst 40 39 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.081% 0.084% 0.083%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.088% 0.090% 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 19 31
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£356 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45662 43138 49058
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.47% 92.59% 92.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 28238 25865 28004
Average daily rate £400 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1849 1986 2544
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.50 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Automation Test Analyst
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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 28 July 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 28 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +14 21 £450 +18.81% 2
South East -20 14 £300 -20.00% 1
North West -10 2 £320 +11.30%
Yorkshire +1 1 £225 - 1
South West -30 1 £225 -30.76% 2
East Midlands - 1 £350 -
East of England - - - -
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Automation Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 53 (63.10%) Selenium
2 31 (36.90%) WebDriver
3 29 (34.52%) SQL
4 28 (33.33%) Java
5 26 (30.95%) Cucumber
6 25 (29.76%) Test Automation
7 23 (27.38%) C#
8 22 (26.19%) QuickTest Pro
9 20 (23.81%) QA
10 18 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (20.24%) BDD
12 16 (19.05%) Automation Testing
12 16 (19.05%) Scrum
12 16 (19.05%) Test Scripting
12 16 (19.05%) JIRA
13 15 (17.86%) Finance
14 14 (16.67%) ISTQB
14 14 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
15 12 (14.29%) Automated Testing
15 12 (14.29%) JMeter
15 12 (14.29%) E-Commerce
15 12 (14.29%) HP
15 12 (14.29%) ISEB
16 11 (13.10%) .NET
16 11 (13.10%) SoapUI
17 10 (11.90%) User Stories
17 10 (11.90%) TDD
17 10 (11.90%) Software Testing
18 9 (10.71%) Web Services
18 9 (10.71%) Microsoft

Automation Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 1 (1.19%) Drupal
1 1 (1.19%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.19%) Final Cut Pro
2 1 (1.19%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.38%) HTTP
1 2 (2.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.19%) SQL Navigator
2 1 (1.19%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.19%) MySQL
2 1 (1.19%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 53 (63.10%) Selenium
2 31 (36.90%) WebDriver
3 26 (30.95%) Cucumber
4 22 (26.19%) QuickTest Pro
5 16 (19.05%) JIRA
6 12 (14.29%) JMeter
7 11 (13.10%) SoapUI
8 8 (9.52%) Jenkins
8 8 (9.52%) FitNesse
9 6 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (5.95%) JUnit
10 5 (5.95%) Visual Studio
11 4 (4.76%) LoadRunner
11 4 (4.76%) WATIR
11 4 (4.76%) Maven
11 4 (4.76%) Behat
12 3 (3.57%) SpecFlow
12 3 (3.57%) Zephyr
13 2 (2.38%) LoadUI
13 2 (2.38%) Sahi
General
1 15 (17.86%) Finance
2 3 (3.57%) Banking
2 3 (3.57%) Advertising
3 2 (2.38%) Retail
3 2 (2.38%) Investment Banking
3 2 (2.38%) Automotive
3 2 (2.38%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.19%) Electronics
4 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.19%) Marketing
4 1 (1.19%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.10%) .NET
2 9 (10.71%) Web Services
3 5 (5.95%) XML
3 5 (5.95%) HTML
3 5 (5.95%) SOAP
4 4 (4.76%) Gherkin
4 4 (4.76%) ASP.NET
5 3 (3.57%) JSP
6 2 (2.38%) JSON
7 1 (1.19%) WCF
7 1 (1.19%) GWT
7 1 (1.19%) JAX-WS
7 1 (1.19%) RESTful
7 1 (1.19%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (1.19%) REST
7 1 (1.19%) CSS
7 1 (1.19%) XSLT
7 1 (1.19%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 6 (7.14%) Open Source
3 3 (3.57%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.19%) Market Risk
4 1 (1.19%) DTV
4 1 (1.19%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.19%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.14%) UNIX
1 6 (7.14%) Linux
2 2 (2.38%) Android
2 2 (2.38%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.19%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.19%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (29.76%) Test Automation
2 18 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (20.24%) BDD
4 16 (19.05%) Automation Testing
4 16 (19.05%) Scrum
4 16 (19.05%) Test Scripting
5 12 (14.29%) Automated Testing
5 12 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 10 (11.90%) TDD
6 10 (11.90%) Software Testing
6 10 (11.90%) User Stories
7 8 (9.52%) CRM
8 7 (8.33%) Test Strategy
9 6 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (7.14%) Manual Testing
10 4 (4.76%) Web Testing
10 4 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (4.76%) Project Management
11 3 (3.57%) OO
11 3 (3.57%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (34.52%) SQL
2 28 (33.33%) Java
3 23 (27.38%) C#
4 8 (9.52%) Ruby
5 7 (8.33%) VB
6 6 (7.14%) JavaScript
6 6 (7.14%) PHP
7 4 (4.76%) VBScript
8 2 (2.38%) Python
8 2 (2.38%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.19%) Groovy
9 1 (1.19%) Scala
9 1 (1.19%) VBA
9 1 (1.19%) C++
Qualifications
1 14 (16.67%) ISTQB
2 12 (14.29%) ISEB
3 7 (8.33%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.57%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 3 (3.57%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.38%) Degree
5 2 (2.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (23.81%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.19%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.19%) Puppet
2 1 (1.19%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.19%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 12 (14.29%) HP
2 9 (10.71%) Microsoft
3 8 (9.52%) Oracle
4 4 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (3.57%) SAP
6 2 (2.38%) Siebel
7 1 (1.19%) Adobe
7 1 (1.19%) Murex
7 1 (1.19%) Appcelerator
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