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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Test Analyst
Rank 510 490 536
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +46
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Test Analyst 47 32 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.092% 0.074% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.099% 0.080% 0.066%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 24 21
Average daily rate £338 £370 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.78% +23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £468 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £273 £300
% change year-on-year
+19.26% -9.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £110.00 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
+144.44% -
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47436 40059 51618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.37% 92.77% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 29338 23533 29060
Average daily rate £398 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £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 1929 2075 2465
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
Automation Test Analyst
UK

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -31 27 £338 -15.62% 7
South East -10 12 £338 +25.58% 1
South West -21 4 £323 -
East Midlands - 3 £280 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £450 - 4
North West - - - -
East of England - - - -
Automation Test Analyst
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Automation Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 67 (64.42%) Selenium
2 35 (33.65%) WebDriver
3 34 (32.69%) QuickTest Pro
4 31 (29.81%) Test Scripting
5 30 (28.85%) Test Automation
5 30 (28.85%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (25.00%) SQL
7 25 (24.04%) Cucumber
7 25 (24.04%) BDD
8 23 (22.12%) C#
8 23 (22.12%) Java
9 19 (18.27%) Finance
9 19 (18.27%) Scrum
10 18 (17.31%) E-Commerce
10 18 (17.31%) Automation Testing
11 17 (16.35%) ISEB
11 17 (16.35%) HP Quality Center
11 17 (16.35%) QA
12 16 (15.38%) Security Cleared
12 16 (15.38%) Automated Testing
12 16 (15.38%) HP
13 15 (14.42%) SC Cleared
13 15 (14.42%) SoapUI
14 12 (11.54%) ISTQB
15 11 (10.58%) JIRA
15 11 (10.58%) JMeter
15 11 (10.58%) Visual Studio
15 11 (10.58%) .NET
16 10 (9.62%) SOAP
16 10 (9.62%) Software Testing

Automation Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (0.96%) CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.92%) Summit
2 1 (0.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.96%) HTTP
1 1 (0.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.92%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.96%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.96%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 67 (64.42%) Selenium
2 35 (33.65%) WebDriver
3 34 (32.69%) QuickTest Pro
4 25 (24.04%) Cucumber
5 15 (14.42%) SoapUI
6 11 (10.58%) Visual Studio
6 11 (10.58%) JMeter
6 11 (10.58%) JIRA
7 8 (7.69%) LoadRunner
7 8 (7.69%) SpecFlow
8 7 (6.73%) Jenkins
9 4 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (3.85%) WATIR
10 3 (2.88%) TeamCity
11 2 (1.92%) Maven
11 2 (1.92%) Sahi
11 2 (1.92%) LoadUI
12 1 (0.96%) JBehave
12 1 (0.96%) Behat
12 1 (0.96%) Capybara
General
1 19 (18.27%) Finance
2 8 (7.69%) Banking
3 6 (5.77%) Retail
4 4 (3.85%) Investment Banking
4 4 (3.85%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.88%) Publishing
6 2 (1.92%) Advertising
6 2 (1.92%) Automotive
7 1 (0.96%) Law
7 1 (0.96%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.96%) Electronics
7 1 (0.96%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.96%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.96%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.58%) .NET
2 10 (9.62%) SOAP
3 8 (7.69%) Web Services
4 6 (5.77%) XML
5 3 (2.88%) HTML
5 3 (2.88%) Gherkin
6 2 (1.92%) REST
7 1 (0.96%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.96%) XSLT
7 1 (0.96%) LAMP
7 1 (0.96%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.96%) JSON
7 1 (0.96%) WCF
7 1 (0.96%) RESTful
7 1 (0.96%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 5 (4.81%) Open Source
3 2 (1.92%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.92%) AS400
4 1 (0.96%) Equities
4 1 (0.96%) Derivative
4 1 (0.96%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (0.96%) Market Risk
4 1 (0.96%) Chip and PIN
4 1 (0.96%) Blackberry
4 1 (0.96%) DTV
4 1 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.65%) UNIX
1 9 (8.65%) Windows
1 9 (8.65%) Linux
2 6 (5.77%) Windows XP
2 6 (5.77%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (5.77%) Android
3 2 (1.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (29.81%) Test Scripting
2 30 (28.85%) Test Automation
2 30 (28.85%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (24.04%) BDD
4 19 (18.27%) Scrum
5 18 (17.31%) E-Commerce
5 18 (17.31%) Automation Testing
6 16 (15.38%) Automated Testing
7 10 (9.62%) Software Testing
7 10 (9.62%) TDD
7 10 (9.62%) Manual Testing
7 10 (9.62%) User Stories
8 9 (8.65%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (6.73%) OO
10 6 (5.77%) Regression Testing
11 4 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (3.85%) Software Deployment
12 3 (2.88%) Web Testing
12 3 (2.88%) Test Strategy
13 2 (1.92%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 26 (25.00%) SQL
2 23 (22.12%) C#
2 23 (22.12%) Java
3 8 (7.69%) VBScript
4 7 (6.73%) VB
5 6 (5.77%) Ruby
6 5 (4.81%) Python
7 4 (3.85%) JavaScript
8 3 (2.88%) PHP
9 2 (1.92%) VBA
10 1 (0.96%) C++
10 1 (0.96%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.96%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 17 (16.35%) ISEB
2 16 (15.38%) Security Cleared
3 15 (14.42%) SC Cleared
4 12 (11.54%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.96%) Degree
5 1 (0.96%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (16.35%) QA
2 2 (1.92%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.92%) ISO 9002
2 2 (1.92%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 6 (5.77%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (16.35%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (5.77%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 16 (15.38%) HP
2 5 (4.81%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.88%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (2.88%) Oracle
4 2 (1.92%) SAP
4 2 (1.92%) IBM
5 1 (0.96%) Citrix
5 1 (0.96%) Zend
5 1 (0.96%) Appcelerator