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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation Analyst
Rank 475 480 527
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +47
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Test Analyst 133 141 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.29% 0.28% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.29% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 108 57
Median daily rate £350 £350 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Automation Test Analyst
UK

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
43881 48249 49102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.60% 94.93% 93.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 28882 31225 31544
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 £250 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1524 1888 2056
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £43.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.79
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.66%

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 2 December 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 2 December 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
South East +33 38 £375 +8.69% 4
London -28 38 £388 -3.72% 10
East of England +21 16 £450 +50.00% 2
South West +13 13 £333 +2.30% 4
West Midlands -16 12 £344 +18.53% 3
East Midlands -5 7 £325 -3.34% 1
Yorkshire +12 3 £295 -4.83% 4
North West -3 2 £275 -21.42% 4
Midlands - 2 £275 -
North East - 1 £325 - 2
Automation Test Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 2 December 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.

1 162 (65.59%) Selenium
2 155 (62.75%) Agile Software Development
3 101 (40.89%) Java
4 95 (38.46%) Cucumber
5 84 (34.01%) BDD
6 80 (32.39%) WebDriver
7 68 (27.53%) SQL
8 65 (26.32%) QA
8 65 (26.32%) Automation Testing
9 64 (25.91%) C#
10 63 (25.51%) Test Automation
11 55 (22.27%) Scrum
12 54 (21.86%) Finance
12 54 (21.86%) Test Scripting
13 50 (20.24%) SoapUI
14 46 (18.62%) JIRA
15 45 (18.22%) TDD
16 42 (17.00%) SOAP
16 42 (17.00%) Jenkins
17 37 (14.98%) SpecFlow
18 36 (14.57%) XML
18 36 (14.57%) HP UFT
18 36 (14.57%) Regression Testing
19 35 (14.17%) Continuous Integration
20 34 (13.77%) Functional Testing
21 33 (13.36%) ISTQB
21 33 (13.36%) Automated Testing
22 32 (12.96%) Web Services
22 32 (12.96%) Manual Testing
23 27 (10.93%) ISEB

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 15 (6.07%) Confluence
2 6 (2.43%) IIS
3 3 (1.21%) JBoss
4 2 (0.81%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.40%) CMS
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.40%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (1.62%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.81%) Mingle
3 1 (0.40%) MS Office
3 1 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (2.83%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.83%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.81%) GitHub
3 2 (0.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.24%) Internet
2 4 (1.62%) HTTP
3 1 (0.40%) DNS
3 1 (0.40%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.86%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.02%) Oracle Database
3 4 (1.62%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.81%) MySQL
4 2 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (0.81%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.40%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 162 (65.59%) Selenium
2 95 (38.46%) Cucumber
3 80 (32.39%) WebDriver
4 50 (20.24%) SoapUI
5 46 (18.62%) JIRA
6 42 (17.00%) Jenkins
7 37 (14.98%) SpecFlow
8 36 (14.57%) HP UFT
9 23 (9.31%) JUnit
10 20 (8.10%) JMeter
10 20 (8.10%) Team Foundation Server
11 17 (6.88%) Git (software)
12 16 (6.48%) Maven
13 11 (4.45%) RSpec
14 8 (3.24%) Appium
14 8 (3.24%) Capybara
14 8 (3.24%) Hudson
14 8 (3.24%) NUnit
14 8 (3.24%) TestComplete
14 8 (3.24%) Visual Studio
General
1 54 (21.86%) Finance
2 18 (7.29%) Banking
3 10 (4.05%) Publishing
4 8 (3.24%) Retail
5 6 (2.43%) Retail Banking
6 5 (2.02%) Automotive
6 5 (2.02%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.21%) Games
7 3 (1.21%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.21%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.81%) Front Office
9 1 (0.40%) Advertising
9 1 (0.40%) Back Office
9 1 (0.40%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.40%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (17.00%) SOAP
2 36 (14.57%) XML
3 32 (12.96%) Web Services
4 27 (10.93%) Gherkin
5 24 (9.72%) .NET
6 23 (9.31%) REST
7 13 (5.26%) RESTful
8 11 (4.45%) Spring
9 10 (4.05%) JSON
10 8 (3.24%) Hibernate
10 8 (3.24%) Ruby on Rails
11 7 (2.83%) Ajax
11 7 (2.83%) HTML
12 6 (2.43%) Java EE
12 6 (2.43%) JMS
12 6 (2.43%) WebSphere MQ
13 4 (1.62%) Node.js
14 3 (1.21%) HTML5
14 3 (1.21%) RabbitMQ
15 2 (0.81%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 9 (3.64%) Computer Science
3 8 (3.24%) Mobile App
4 6 (2.43%) Fintech
5 5 (2.02%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.21%) Data Integration
7 2 (0.81%) Credit Risk
7 2 (0.81%) Derivative
8 1 (0.40%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.40%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.40%) iPad
8 1 (0.40%) iPhone
8 1 (0.40%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.40%) OTC Derivatives
8 1 (0.40%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.40%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.40%) Spread Betting
8 1 (0.40%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (4.86%) Unix
2 8 (3.24%) Android
3 7 (2.83%) Apple iOS
3 7 (2.83%) Windows
4 6 (2.43%) Linux
5 4 (1.62%) Mac OS
5 4 (1.62%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.81%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (62.75%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (34.01%) BDD
3 65 (26.32%) Automation Testing
4 63 (25.51%) Test Automation
5 55 (22.27%) Scrum
6 54 (21.86%) Test Scripting
7 45 (18.22%) TDD
8 36 (14.57%) Regression Testing
9 35 (14.17%) Continuous Integration
10 34 (13.77%) Functional Testing
11 33 (13.36%) Automated Testing
12 32 (12.96%) Manual Testing
13 24 (9.72%) Kanban
14 23 (9.31%) Performance Testing
15 21 (8.50%) Integration Testing
15 21 (8.50%) Software Testing
15 21 (8.50%) System Integration Testing
16 16 (6.48%) Continuous Improvement
16 16 (6.48%) User Acceptance Testing
17 15 (6.07%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 101 (40.89%) Java
2 68 (27.53%) SQL
3 64 (25.91%) C#
4 19 (7.69%) Ruby
5 15 (6.07%) Python
6 14 (5.67%) JavaScript
7 9 (3.64%) Groovy
8 8 (3.24%) T-SQL
8 8 (3.24%) VBScript
9 7 (2.83%) PL/SQL
9 7 (2.83%) PowerShell
10 5 (2.02%) Bash Shell
10 5 (2.02%) F#
11 3 (1.21%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.21%) VB
12 1 (0.40%) C++
12 1 (0.40%) Korn
12 1 (0.40%) Perl
12 1 (0.40%) PHP
12 1 (0.40%) VBA
Qualifications
1 33 (13.36%) ISTQB
2 27 (10.93%) ISEB
3 13 (5.26%) Degree
4 9 (3.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (2.43%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.62%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 3 (1.21%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.81%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.81%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.40%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (26.32%) QA
2 11 (4.45%) SDET
3 1 (0.40%) Basel III
3 1 (0.40%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.40%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (1.62%) XenApp
1 4 (1.62%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (3.64%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.40%) CA Service Virtualization
2 1 (0.40%) Linux-HA
2 1 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.40%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (6.88%) HP
1 17 (6.88%) Microsoft
1 17 (6.88%) Oracle
2 10 (4.05%) Atlassian
3 9 (3.64%) IBM
4 8 (3.24%) CA Agile Central
5 4 (1.62%) Xamarin
6 3 (1.21%) Talend
7 2 (0.81%) Pega
8 1 (0.40%) Bloomberg
8 1 (0.40%) CA
8 1 (0.40%) FXall
8 1 (0.40%) Google
8 1 (0.40%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.40%) SAP
8 1 (0.40%) Sybase
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