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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation Analyst
Rank 505 534 518
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -16
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Test Analyst 121 117 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.25% 0.22% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.23% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 83 52
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.17% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £39.37 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.37 - -
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
46540 50073 48926
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.64% 95.00% 93.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 30705 32541 30337
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £376 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1499 1918 1984
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £41.50 £37.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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
London -7 39 £450 +12.50% 13
South East +8 29 £350 +3.70% 7
Yorkshire +10 11 £320 -14.66% 7
West Midlands - 11 £338 - 1
East of England +21 10 £375 +20.00% 2
South West +16 9 £320 -2.29% 6
North West +25 6 £275 -24.13% 4
East Midlands -4 3 £325 -16.12%
North East - 3 £300 - 1
Automation Test Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 145 (61.70%) Agile Software Development
2 143 (60.85%) Selenium
3 91 (38.72%) Java
4 87 (37.02%) BDD
5 83 (35.32%) Cucumber
6 82 (34.89%) WebDriver
7 80 (34.04%) QA
8 75 (31.91%) Finance
9 69 (29.36%) SQL
10 64 (27.23%) Automation Testing
11 61 (25.96%) Test Automation
12 59 (25.11%) JIRA
12 59 (25.11%) C#
13 55 (23.40%) Scrum
14 51 (21.70%) Test Scripting
15 46 (19.57%) TDD
16 44 (18.72%) ISTQB
17 42 (17.87%) SoapUI
17 42 (17.87%) ISEB
17 42 (17.87%) Jenkins
18 41 (17.45%) Regression Testing
19 38 (16.17%) HP UFT
19 38 (16.17%) Continuous Integration
20 35 (14.89%) Web Services
20 35 (14.89%) Automated Testing
20 35 (14.89%) Functional Testing
21 31 (13.19%) SpecFlow
22 30 (12.77%) Performance Testing
23 29 (12.34%) JUnit
24 27 (11.49%) Manual Testing

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 23 (9.79%) Confluence
2 12 (5.11%) IIS
3 2 (0.85%) JBoss
4 1 (0.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (1.70%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.85%) Mingle
3 1 (0.43%) MS Office
3 1 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.43%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.98%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.28%) SaaS
4 2 (0.85%) GitHub
5 1 (0.43%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.40%) Internet
2 3 (1.28%) HTTP
3 1 (0.43%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.26%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.13%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (1.28%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (0.85%) Data Mining
4 2 (0.85%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.43%) Big Data
5 1 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.43%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.43%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 143 (60.85%) Selenium
2 83 (35.32%) Cucumber
3 82 (34.89%) WebDriver
4 59 (25.11%) JIRA
5 42 (17.87%) Jenkins
5 42 (17.87%) SoapUI
6 38 (16.17%) HP UFT
7 31 (13.19%) SpecFlow
8 29 (12.34%) JUnit
9 24 (10.21%) JMeter
10 23 (9.79%) Maven
11 16 (6.81%) Git (software)
12 14 (5.96%) Hudson
13 12 (5.11%) Ant
13 12 (5.11%) Gradle
13 12 (5.11%) jMock
13 12 (5.11%) Team Foundation Server
14 11 (4.68%) Capybara
15 10 (4.26%) RSpec
16 8 (3.40%) TestComplete
General
1 75 (31.91%) Finance
2 22 (9.36%) Banking
3 10 (4.26%) Retail
4 8 (3.40%) Games
5 7 (2.98%) Retail Banking
6 6 (2.55%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.70%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.70%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.70%) Publishing
8 3 (1.28%) Automotive
9 2 (0.85%) Back Office
9 2 (0.85%) Online Betting
10 1 (0.43%) Electronics
10 1 (0.43%) Front Office
10 1 (0.43%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.43%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (14.89%) Web Services
2 27 (11.49%) SOAP
2 27 (11.49%) XML
3 26 (11.06%) REST
4 20 (8.51%) Gherkin
5 17 (7.23%) Spring
6 13 (5.53%) .NET
7 12 (5.11%) Ajax
7 12 (5.11%) Hibernate
7 12 (5.11%) Java EE
7 12 (5.11%) JMS
7 12 (5.11%) WebSphere MQ
8 9 (3.83%) HTML
9 8 (3.40%) Ruby on Rails
10 7 (2.98%) RESTful
11 5 (2.13%) JSON
12 3 (1.28%) Behat
12 3 (1.28%) HTML5
12 3 (1.28%) RabbitMQ
13 2 (0.85%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 16 (6.81%) Computer Science
3 5 (2.13%) Mobile App
4 4 (1.70%) Derivative
4 4 (1.70%) Fintech
5 3 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (0.85%) Algorithms
6 2 (0.85%) Credit Risk
6 2 (0.85%) Data Integration
6 2 (0.85%) Digital Media
6 2 (0.85%) OTC Derivatives
6 2 (0.85%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.43%) Equities
7 1 (0.43%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.43%) iPad
7 1 (0.43%) iPhone
7 1 (0.43%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.43%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.43%) Spread Betting
7 1 (0.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (4.68%) Linux
2 10 (4.26%) Unix
3 7 (2.98%) Windows
4 3 (1.28%) Android
5 2 (0.85%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.85%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.43%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (61.70%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (37.02%) BDD
3 64 (27.23%) Automation Testing
4 61 (25.96%) Test Automation
5 55 (23.40%) Scrum
6 51 (21.70%) Test Scripting
7 46 (19.57%) TDD
8 41 (17.45%) Regression Testing
9 38 (16.17%) Continuous Integration
10 35 (14.89%) Automated Testing
10 35 (14.89%) Functional Testing
11 30 (12.77%) Performance Testing
12 27 (11.49%) Manual Testing
13 24 (10.21%) Software Testing
14 21 (8.94%) Continuous Improvement
14 21 (8.94%) Kanban
14 21 (8.94%) User Stories
15 18 (7.66%) System Integration Testing
16 16 (6.81%) Integration Testing
17 14 (5.96%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 91 (38.72%) Java
2 69 (29.36%) SQL
3 59 (25.11%) C#
4 21 (8.94%) Ruby
5 13 (5.53%) Groovy
5 13 (5.53%) JavaScript
5 13 (5.53%) VBScript
6 10 (4.26%) Python
7 7 (2.98%) VB
8 4 (1.70%) PL/SQL
8 4 (1.70%) T-SQL
8 4 (1.70%) VBA
9 3 (1.28%) PHP
9 3 (1.28%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.85%) F#
11 1 (0.43%) C++
11 1 (0.43%) Scala
11 1 (0.43%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 44 (18.72%) ISTQB
2 42 (17.87%) ISEB
3 21 (8.94%) Degree
4 12 (5.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (1.28%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (1.28%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.85%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.43%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.43%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (34.04%) QA
2 15 (6.38%) SDET
3 1 (0.43%) Basel III
3 1 (0.43%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.70%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.85%) CA Service Virtualization
2 2 (0.85%) Linux-HA
3 1 (0.43%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 19 (8.09%) HP
2 17 (7.23%) Rally
3 13 (5.53%) Atlassian
3 13 (5.53%) Microsoft
4 11 (4.68%) Oracle
5 5 (2.13%) Talend
6 4 (1.70%) IBM
7 3 (1.28%) Green Hat
7 3 (1.28%) Xamarin
8 2 (0.85%) CA
8 2 (0.85%) SAP
9 1 (0.43%) Bloomberg
9 1 (0.43%) FXall
9 1 (0.43%) Google
9 1 (0.43%) MuleSoft
9 1 (0.43%) Siebel
9 1 (0.43%) SOASTA, Inc
9 1 (0.43%) Sybase
9 1 (0.43%) VMware
9 1 (0.43%) WorldPay
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Posted: 6 days ago
East Sussex
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Rate: £299 - £351 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
NCC Group
Rate: £330 per day max
Posted: 15 days ago