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 10 February 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation Analyst
Rank 465 494 483
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -11
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Test Analyst 131 99 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.28% 0.21% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.22% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 57 77
Average daily rate £370 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £336 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.37% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
44626 44477 42797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.57% 94.45% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 29076 28059 25830
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1591 1795 1920
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 10 February 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 10 February 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 +26 71 £400 -3.03% 16
South East +16 28 £375 +7.14% 2
East of England +1 7 £338 +35.00% 1
West Midlands -6 7 £288 -17.85% 1
Yorkshire -21 5 £320 +2.40% 8
East Midlands -11 4 £245 - 2
North West -16 4 £345 +4.15% 3
South West - 3 £313 - 4
North East - 2 £313 -
Automation Test Analyst
UK

Automation Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 February 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.

1 151 (59.92%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (42.06%) Selenium
3 104 (41.27%) Test Automation
4 80 (31.75%) Test Scripting
5 79 (31.35%) BDD
6 69 (27.38%) Automated Testing
7 66 (26.19%) Cucumber
8 65 (25.79%) SQL
9 59 (23.41%) Scrum
10 56 (22.22%) Automation Testing
11 55 (21.83%) QA
12 53 (21.03%) HP UFT
13 52 (20.63%) Finance
13 52 (20.63%) WebDriver
14 51 (20.24%) Java
15 47 (18.65%) Software Testing
16 46 (18.25%) C#
17 43 (17.06%) TDD
18 42 (16.67%) Gherkin
19 40 (15.87%) Functional Testing
20 39 (15.48%) ISEB
21 38 (15.08%) Web Services
21 38 (15.08%) Microsoft
21 38 (15.08%) Banking
22 37 (14.68%) JIRA
22 37 (14.68%) SpecFlow
23 34 (13.49%) User Acceptance Testing
23 34 (13.49%) .NET
24 33 (13.10%) Ruby
25 32 (12.70%) ISTQB

Automation Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 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 (5.56%) Node.js
2 9 (3.57%) Confluence
3 5 (1.98%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.19%) CMS
4 3 (1.19%) JBoss
5 2 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.79%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 9 (3.57%) MS Office
2 6 (2.38%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.40%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 15 (5.95%) Magento
2 2 (0.79%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 14 (5.56%) GitHub
2 1 (0.40%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.57%) Internet
2 3 (1.19%) HTTP
3 2 (0.79%) H.323
3 2 (0.79%) Telepresence
4 1 (0.40%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (6.35%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.97%) Oracle Database
2 10 (3.97%) Relational Database
3 6 (2.38%) Data Mining
3 6 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (1.19%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (1.19%) MySQL
5 2 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.40%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.40%) DB2
6 1 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.40%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.40%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 106 (42.06%) Selenium
2 66 (26.19%) Cucumber
3 53 (21.03%) HP UFT
4 52 (20.63%) WebDriver
5 37 (14.68%) JIRA
5 37 (14.68%) SpecFlow
6 28 (11.11%) SoapUI
6 28 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
7 22 (8.73%) Jenkins
8 19 (7.54%) Visual Studio
9 16 (6.35%) Appium
10 14 (5.56%) FitNesse
11 12 (4.76%) Protractor
12 9 (3.57%) TeamCity
13 8 (3.17%) Calabash
13 8 (3.17%) Capybara
13 8 (3.17%) Git (software)
13 8 (3.17%) LoadRunner
14 7 (2.78%) JUnit
15 6 (2.38%) MSTest
General
1 52 (20.63%) Finance
2 38 (15.08%) Banking
3 11 (4.37%) Retail
4 7 (2.78%) Investment Banking
5 5 (1.98%) Law
5 5 (1.98%) Publishing
6 4 (1.59%) Back Office
6 4 (1.59%) Legal
6 4 (1.59%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.19%) Marketing
8 2 (0.79%) Automotive
9 1 (0.40%) Billing
9 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.40%) Front Office
9 1 (0.40%) Games
9 1 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.40%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (16.67%) Gherkin
2 38 (15.08%) Web Services
3 34 (13.49%) .NET
4 19 (7.54%) XML
5 17 (6.75%) SOAP
6 15 (5.95%) ASP.NET
7 12 (4.76%) RESTful
8 11 (4.37%) HTML
9 10 (3.97%) AngularJS
10 9 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web API
11 5 (1.98%) JSON
11 5 (1.98%) Ruby on Rails
12 3 (1.19%) CSS
12 3 (1.19%) OAuth
12 3 (1.19%) OAuth2
12 3 (1.19%) REST
12 3 (1.19%) Swagger
13 2 (0.79%) .NET Framework
13 2 (0.79%) ASP.NET MVC
13 2 (0.79%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 12 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (3.97%) Derivative
3 7 (2.78%) Mobile App
4 5 (1.98%) User Experience
5 4 (1.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (1.59%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.19%) EPoS
6 3 (1.19%) IVR
6 3 (1.19%) Smartcard
7 2 (0.79%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.79%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.79%) Equities
7 2 (0.79%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.79%) Wiki
8 1 (0.40%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.40%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.40%) New Media
8 1 (0.40%) Social Media
8 1 (0.40%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.40%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 11 (4.37%) Windows
2 9 (3.57%) Android
2 9 (3.57%) Apple iOS
3 5 (1.98%) Linux
3 5 (1.98%) Unix
4 1 (0.40%) Windows NT
4 1 (0.40%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (59.92%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (41.27%) Test Automation
3 80 (31.75%) Test Scripting
4 79 (31.35%) BDD
5 69 (27.38%) Automated Testing
6 59 (23.41%) Scrum
7 56 (22.22%) Automation Testing
8 47 (18.65%) Software Testing
9 43 (17.06%) TDD
10 40 (15.87%) Functional Testing
11 34 (13.49%) User Acceptance Testing
12 32 (12.70%) Manual Testing
13 28 (11.11%) E-Commerce
14 27 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
15 22 (8.73%) Performance Testing
16 20 (7.94%) SDLC
17 19 (7.54%) Regression Testing
17 19 (7.54%) Waterfall
18 18 (7.14%) API Testing
19 16 (6.35%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 65 (25.79%) SQL
2 51 (20.24%) Java
3 46 (18.25%) C#
4 33 (13.10%) Ruby
5 29 (11.51%) JavaScript
6 10 (3.97%) VB
7 8 (3.17%) VBScript
8 6 (2.38%) PL/SQL
9 4 (1.59%) Groovy
9 4 (1.59%) PHP
10 3 (1.19%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.19%) Python
10 3 (1.19%) VBA
11 2 (0.79%) C++
11 2 (0.79%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.40%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.40%) C
12 1 (0.40%) Korn
12 1 (0.40%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.40%) Perl
Qualifications
1 39 (15.48%) ISEB
2 32 (12.70%) ISTQB
3 23 (9.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 11 (4.37%) SC Cleared
4 11 (4.37%) Security Cleared
5 8 (3.17%) Degree
6 5 (1.98%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 4 (1.59%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.79%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.79%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (21.83%) QA
2 5 (1.98%) SDET
3 2 (0.79%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (0.79%) FedRAMP
4 1 (0.40%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.40%) EMIR
4 1 (0.40%) MiFID
System Software
1 13 (5.16%) Docker
2 2 (0.79%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 23 (9.13%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.40%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 38 (15.08%) Microsoft
2 28 (11.11%) HP
3 22 (8.73%) Oracle
4 8 (3.17%) SAP
5 5 (1.98%) Citrix
6 2 (0.79%) Atlassian
6 2 (0.79%) Sybase
7 1 (0.40%) hybris
7 1 (0.40%) Informatica
7 1 (0.40%) Murex
7 1 (0.40%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.40%) Talend
7 1 (0.40%) Telerik
7 1 (0.40%) VMware
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