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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation Analyst
Rank 492 505 465
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -40
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Test Analyst 135 93 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.26% 0.18% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.19% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 56 92
Average daily rate £350 £339 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.32% +0.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £250 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £493 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £110.00
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
48697 48044 46983
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 95.04% 94.77% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 32114 29627 29164
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1383 1932 1948
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 30 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Test Analyst within the England region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 60 £440 +1.73% 10
South East -7 34 £310 -11.74% 7
North West - 13 £340 - 3
Yorkshire +1 10 £325 - 7
East Midlands +9 5 £250 -23.07%
East of England +5 5 £325 +13.04% 3
North East -32 4 £325 -4.41% 1
South West +7 3 £375 +15.38% 3
West Midlands -8 1 - - 3
Automation Test Analyst
UK

Automation Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

1 176 (62.86%) Agile Software Development
2 128 (45.71%) Selenium
3 98 (35.00%) BDD
4 96 (34.29%) Test Scripting
5 89 (31.79%) SQL
6 88 (31.43%) Test Automation
7 85 (30.36%) Cucumber
8 81 (28.93%) QA
9 72 (25.71%) Scrum
10 65 (23.21%) Finance
10 65 (23.21%) WebDriver
11 64 (22.86%) Java
12 62 (22.14%) Automation Testing
13 61 (21.79%) Automated Testing
14 60 (21.43%) C#
15 57 (20.36%) JIRA
16 55 (19.64%) Banking
17 51 (18.21%) Gherkin
18 50 (17.86%) TDD
19 49 (17.50%) ISEB
20 46 (16.43%) HP UFT
21 43 (15.36%) Software Testing
22 41 (14.64%) ISTQB
22 41 (14.64%) .NET
22 41 (14.64%) SpecFlow
23 40 (14.29%) Web Services
24 38 (13.57%) Ruby
24 38 (13.57%) Jenkins
25 37 (13.21%) JavaScript
26 35 (12.50%) Microsoft

Automation Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 14 (5.00%) Confluence
1 14 (5.00%) Node.js
2 5 (1.79%) IIS
3 4 (1.43%) JBoss
4 2 (0.71%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.36%) CMS
5 1 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 7 (2.50%) MS Office
2 5 (1.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (5.36%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 17 (6.07%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (5.36%) GitHub
3 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.71%) Office 365
4 1 (0.36%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.14%) Internet
2 3 (1.07%) H.323
2 3 (1.07%) Telepresence
3 1 (0.36%) HTTP
3 1 (0.36%) WebEx
3 1 (0.36%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (6.79%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.50%) Data Mining
2 7 (2.50%) Oracle Database
2 7 (2.50%) Relational Database
3 4 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (0.71%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.36%) Big Data
5 1 (0.36%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.36%) DB2
5 1 (0.36%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.36%) SAP BI
5 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 128 (45.71%) Selenium
2 85 (30.36%) Cucumber
3 65 (23.21%) WebDriver
4 57 (20.36%) JIRA
5 46 (16.43%) HP UFT
6 41 (14.64%) SpecFlow
7 38 (13.57%) Jenkins
8 31 (11.07%) SoapUI
9 24 (8.57%) Team Foundation Server
10 22 (7.86%) Protractor
11 16 (5.71%) JUnit
12 15 (5.36%) Visual Studio
13 14 (5.00%) Maven
14 13 (4.64%) Appium
14 13 (4.64%) Travis CI
15 12 (4.29%) JMeter
16 11 (3.93%) Git (software)
17 10 (3.57%) Capybara
18 9 (3.21%) LoadRunner
18 9 (3.21%) TeamCity
General
1 65 (23.21%) Finance
2 55 (19.64%) Banking
3 14 (5.00%) Retail
4 7 (2.50%) Investment Banking
5 5 (1.79%) Back Office
6 4 (1.43%) Law
6 4 (1.43%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.07%) Marketing
7 3 (1.07%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.71%) Front Office
8 2 (0.71%) Games
9 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.36%) International Banking
9 1 (0.36%) Online Betting
9 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (18.21%) Gherkin
2 41 (14.64%) .NET
3 40 (14.29%) Web Services
4 29 (10.36%) XML
5 18 (6.43%) AngularJS
6 17 (6.07%) ASP.NET
7 16 (5.71%) ASP.NET Web API
8 11 (3.93%) HTML
8 11 (3.93%) SOAP
9 9 (3.21%) REST
9 9 (3.21%) RESTful
10 7 (2.50%) Spring
11 5 (1.79%) Ajax
11 5 (1.79%) Hibernate
11 5 (1.79%) Java EE
11 5 (1.79%) JMS
11 5 (1.79%) Ruby on Rails
11 5 (1.79%) WebSphere MQ
12 3 (1.07%) CSS
13 2 (0.71%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 8 (2.86%) Algorithms
2 8 (2.86%) Derivative
3 7 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (2.50%) Computer Science
4 5 (1.79%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.43%) Equities
5 4 (1.43%) IVR
5 4 (1.43%) User Experience
6 3 (1.07%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.07%) Smartcard
7 2 (0.71%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.71%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.36%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.36%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.36%) EPoS
8 1 (0.36%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.36%) New Media
8 1 (0.36%) Over-the-Top Content
8 1 (0.36%) STB
Operating Systems
1 11 (3.93%) Windows
2 7 (2.50%) Linux
2 7 (2.50%) Unix
3 6 (2.14%) Android
4 4 (1.43%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.36%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.36%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (62.86%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (35.00%) BDD
3 96 (34.29%) Test Scripting
4 88 (31.43%) Test Automation
5 72 (25.71%) Scrum
6 62 (22.14%) Automation Testing
7 61 (21.79%) Automated Testing
8 50 (17.86%) TDD
9 43 (15.36%) Software Testing
10 31 (11.07%) Functional Testing
11 28 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
11 28 (10.00%) Performance Testing
12 27 (9.64%) E-Commerce
12 27 (9.64%) Manual Testing
13 26 (9.29%) Waterfall
14 25 (8.93%) Regression Testing
15 24 (8.57%) User Acceptance Testing
16 23 (8.21%) SDLC
17 18 (6.43%) User Stories
18 17 (6.07%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 89 (31.79%) SQL
2 64 (22.86%) Java
3 60 (21.43%) C#
4 38 (13.57%) Ruby
5 37 (13.21%) JavaScript
6 14 (5.00%) PL/SQL
7 8 (2.86%) VB
8 7 (2.50%) Groovy
8 7 (2.50%) VBScript
9 6 (2.14%) Python
10 4 (1.43%) PHP
11 3 (1.07%) C
11 3 (1.07%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.71%) Perl
12 2 (0.71%) Scala
12 2 (0.71%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.71%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.71%) VBA
13 1 (0.36%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.36%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 49 (17.50%) ISEB
2 41 (14.64%) ISTQB
3 17 (6.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 13 (4.64%) Degree
5 4 (1.43%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.07%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (1.07%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (28.93%) QA
2 7 (2.50%) SDET
3 3 (1.07%) FedRAMP
4 1 (0.36%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.36%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 13 (4.64%) Docker
2 2 (0.71%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.36%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 21 (7.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 35 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 31 (11.07%) HP
3 14 (5.00%) Oracle
4 7 (2.50%) Atlassian
5 6 (2.14%) Rally
6 5 (1.79%) Citrix
6 5 (1.79%) SAP
7 3 (1.07%) Sybase
8 2 (0.71%) Green Hat
8 2 (0.71%) Talend
9 1 (0.36%) Informatica
9 1 (0.36%) Murex
9 1 (0.36%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.36%) Siebel
9 1 (0.36%) WorldPay
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