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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation Analyst
UK / England
Rank 435 447 480
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +33
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Test Analyst 133 143 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.32% 0.31% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.33% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 110 57
Median daily rate £350 £370 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +10.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £328 £313
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +4.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
39347 43465 43051
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.73% 94.90% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 25790 28106 27435
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1337 1598 1727
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017. 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 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 -29 39 £393 -1.87% 12
South East +16 33 £375 -2.59% 4
South West +22 22 £298 -5.39% 3
West Midlands -3 11 £275 -2.65% 1
East of England +7 10 £413 +17.85% 2
Yorkshire +19 8 £295 -7.81% 5
East Midlands +2 6 £313 +25.00% 3
Midlands - 2 £275 - 1
North East - 1 - - 1
Automation Test Analyst
UK

Automation Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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.

1 165 (66.27%) Agile Software Development
2 162 (65.06%) Selenium
3 91 (36.55%) BDD
4 88 (35.34%) Java
5 87 (34.94%) Cucumber
6 75 (30.12%) C#
7 74 (29.72%) WebDriver
8 70 (28.11%) Test Automation
9 64 (25.70%) Test Scripting
9 64 (25.70%) QA
9 64 (25.70%) Automation Testing
10 62 (24.90%) Scrum
11 59 (23.69%) SQL
12 52 (20.88%) TDD
13 51 (20.48%) Finance
14 47 (18.88%) SoapUI
15 44 (17.67%) Regression Testing
15 44 (17.67%) HP UFT
16 42 (16.87%) Continuous Integration
16 42 (16.87%) Functional Testing
16 42 (16.87%) Jenkins
17 40 (16.06%) SpecFlow
17 40 (16.06%) JIRA
18 39 (15.66%) SOAP
19 37 (14.86%) Manual Testing
20 36 (14.46%) .NET
21 33 (13.25%) ISTQB
22 30 (12.05%) Automated Testing
23 29 (11.65%) Team Foundation Server
24 28 (11.24%) 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 13 (5.22%) Confluence
2 6 (2.41%) IIS
3 4 (1.61%) Moodle
4 3 (1.20%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.80%) JBoss
6 1 (0.40%) Apache
6 1 (0.40%) CMS
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.40%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.40%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (2.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.40%) Mingle
2 1 (0.40%) MS Office
2 1 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (4.82%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.40%) CODA-Financials
2 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.80%) GitHub
2 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.61%) Internet
2 2 (0.80%) HTTP
3 1 (0.40%) DNS
3 1 (0.40%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (6.02%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.01%) Oracle Database
2 5 (2.01%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.20%) MySQL
4 2 (0.80%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (0.80%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.40%) MS Access
5 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 162 (65.06%) Selenium
2 87 (34.94%) Cucumber
3 74 (29.72%) WebDriver
4 47 (18.88%) SoapUI
5 44 (17.67%) HP UFT
6 42 (16.87%) Jenkins
7 40 (16.06%) JIRA
7 40 (16.06%) SpecFlow
8 29 (11.65%) Team Foundation Server
9 22 (8.84%) Git (software)
10 19 (7.63%) JUnit
11 16 (6.43%) JMeter
12 13 (5.22%) Maven
13 12 (4.82%) Visual Studio
14 11 (4.42%) Appium
14 11 (4.42%) Hudson
15 10 (4.02%) TestComplete
16 9 (3.61%) JBehave
16 9 (3.61%) NUnit
16 9 (3.61%) RSpec
General
1 51 (20.48%) Finance
2 16 (6.43%) Banking
3 7 (2.81%) Publishing
4 6 (2.41%) Retail
5 4 (1.61%) Automotive
5 4 (1.61%) Investment Banking
5 4 (1.61%) Retail Banking
6 3 (1.20%) Back Office
6 3 (1.20%) Front Office
6 3 (1.20%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.20%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.80%) Games
8 1 (0.40%) Advertising
8 1 (0.40%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.40%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (15.66%) SOAP
2 36 (14.46%) .NET
3 28 (11.24%) Web Services
3 28 (11.24%) XML
4 26 (10.44%) Gherkin
5 20 (8.03%) REST
6 14 (5.62%) RESTful
7 10 (4.02%) Spring
8 9 (3.61%) Hibernate
8 9 (3.61%) JSON
9 7 (2.81%) Ajax
10 6 (2.41%) Java EE
10 6 (2.41%) JMS
10 6 (2.41%) WebSphere MQ
11 5 (2.01%) Ruby on Rails
12 3 (1.20%) .NET Framework
12 3 (1.20%) HTML
12 3 (1.20%) RabbitMQ
13 2 (0.80%) Node.js
13 2 (0.80%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 9 (3.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 9 (3.61%) Mobile App
2 6 (2.41%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (2.41%) Computer Science
2 6 (2.41%) Fintech
3 3 (1.20%) Data Integration
4 1 (0.40%) Credit Risk
4 1 (0.40%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.40%) Derivative
4 1 (0.40%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.40%) e-Learning
4 1 (0.40%) iPhone
4 1 (0.40%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (0.40%) Smartphone
4 1 (0.40%) Spread Betting
4 1 (0.40%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (4.02%) Unix
2 8 (3.21%) Android
2 8 (3.21%) Windows
3 7 (2.81%) Apple iOS
4 5 (2.01%) Linux
5 4 (1.61%) Mac OS
5 4 (1.61%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.80%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (66.27%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (36.55%) BDD
3 70 (28.11%) Test Automation
4 64 (25.70%) Automation Testing
4 64 (25.70%) Test Scripting
5 62 (24.90%) Scrum
6 52 (20.88%) TDD
7 44 (17.67%) Regression Testing
8 42 (16.87%) Continuous Integration
8 42 (16.87%) Functional Testing
9 37 (14.86%) Manual Testing
10 30 (12.05%) Automated Testing
11 26 (10.44%) Software Testing
12 24 (9.64%) Integration Testing
13 23 (9.24%) Kanban
13 23 (9.24%) System Integration Testing
14 21 (8.43%) Test Strategy
14 21 (8.43%) User Acceptance Testing
15 17 (6.83%) Performance Testing
16 15 (6.02%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 88 (35.34%) Java
2 75 (30.12%) C#
3 59 (23.69%) SQL
4 19 (7.63%) Ruby
5 14 (5.62%) Groovy
6 13 (5.22%) Python
6 13 (5.22%) VBScript
7 10 (4.02%) JavaScript
8 9 (3.61%) F#
8 9 (3.61%) T-SQL
9 7 (2.81%) PowerShell
10 6 (2.41%) Bash Shell
10 6 (2.41%) PL/SQL
11 5 (2.01%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.80%) C++
12 2 (0.80%) Korn
12 2 (0.80%) Perl
12 2 (0.80%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.40%) PHP
13 1 (0.40%) VB
Qualifications
1 33 (13.25%) ISTQB
2 23 (9.24%) ISEB
3 12 (4.82%) Security Cleared
4 10 (4.02%) Degree
5 7 (2.81%) SC Cleared
6 5 (2.01%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 5 (2.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.80%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.80%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.40%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (25.70%) QA
2 8 (3.21%) SDET
3 1 (0.40%) Basel III
3 1 (0.40%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.40%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.40%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (1.61%) XenApp
1 4 (1.61%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (4.42%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.40%) CA Service Virtualization
2 1 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.40%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (8.43%) HP
2 20 (8.03%) Microsoft
2 20 (8.03%) Oracle
3 11 (4.42%) Atlassian
4 8 (3.21%) IBM
5 7 (2.81%) CA Agile Central
6 4 (1.61%) Xamarin
7 2 (0.80%) Facebook
7 2 (0.80%) Pega
7 2 (0.80%) Twitter
8 1 (0.40%) CA
8 1 (0.40%) CODA
8 1 (0.40%) Google
8 1 (0.40%) Informatica
8 1 (0.40%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.40%) SAP
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