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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation Analyst
UK / England
Rank 464 461 491
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +30
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Test Analyst 115 151 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.32% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.33% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 114 65
Median daily rate £350 £378 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.28% +4.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £331 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.71% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
39661 45341 45243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.70% 95.08% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 26048 29636 28290
Median daily rate £425 £422 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.83% +5.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1399 1520 1797
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £49.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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 -15 44 £384 -9.70% 6
South West +35 25 £315 - 3
South East +7 16 £338 -11.18% 8
Yorkshire +22 8 £325 -1.14% 8
West Midlands +10 8 £300 +3.44% 4
East of England +3 6 £413 +26.92% 2
East Midlands +1 4 £365 +46.00% 3
North East -16 3 £413 +32.00% 1
Midlands - 1 £350 -
Automation Test Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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.

1 157 (65.69%) Agile Software Development
2 149 (62.34%) Selenium
3 90 (37.66%) Java
4 77 (32.22%) Cucumber
5 76 (31.80%) BDD
6 74 (30.96%) WebDriver
7 71 (29.71%) Test Automation
8 66 (27.62%) C#
9 65 (27.20%) Test Scripting
10 64 (26.78%) Automation Testing
11 59 (24.69%) Scrum
12 57 (23.85%) QA
13 53 (22.18%) SQL
14 48 (20.08%) SoapUI
15 44 (18.41%) TDD
15 44 (18.41%) Finance
16 42 (17.57%) SOAP
16 42 (17.57%) Jenkins
17 40 (16.74%) HP UFT
18 37 (15.48%) Functional Testing
19 36 (15.06%) JIRA
19 36 (15.06%) Continuous Integration
20 35 (14.64%) Regression Testing
21 34 (14.23%) Manual Testing
22 33 (13.81%) ISTQB
23 31 (12.97%) .NET
24 30 (12.55%) Software Testing
25 29 (12.13%) Automated Testing
25 29 (12.13%) SpecFlow
26 26 (10.88%) Team Foundation Server

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 8 (3.35%) Confluence
2 4 (1.67%) CMS
2 4 (1.67%) Moodle
3 3 (1.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (1.26%) IIS
3 3 (1.26%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.84%) Apache
5 1 (0.42%) JBoss
5 1 (0.42%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.42%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (1.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.84%) Mingle
3 1 (0.42%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (5.02%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.42%) CODA-Financials
2 1 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.42%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.42%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.42%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.42%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.67%) Internet
2 2 (0.84%) HTTP
3 1 (0.42%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (5.44%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.51%) Relational Database
3 5 (2.09%) Oracle Database
4 4 (1.67%) MySQL
5 1 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 149 (62.34%) Selenium
2 77 (32.22%) Cucumber
3 74 (30.96%) WebDriver
4 48 (20.08%) SoapUI
5 42 (17.57%) Jenkins
6 40 (16.74%) HP UFT
7 36 (15.06%) JIRA
8 29 (12.13%) SpecFlow
9 26 (10.88%) Team Foundation Server
10 24 (10.04%) Git (software)
11 15 (6.28%) JUnit
12 13 (5.44%) Appium
13 12 (5.02%) JMeter
14 10 (4.18%) Maven
14 10 (4.18%) Visual Studio
15 9 (3.77%) JBehave
15 9 (3.77%) LoadRunner
16 8 (3.35%) Hudson
16 8 (3.35%) NUnit
17 7 (2.93%) Subversion
General
1 44 (18.41%) Finance
2 22 (9.21%) Banking
3 7 (2.93%) Publishing
4 4 (1.67%) Back Office
4 4 (1.67%) Investment Banking
4 4 (1.67%) Retail
5 3 (1.26%) Retail Banking
6 2 (0.84%) Advertising
6 2 (0.84%) Automotive
6 2 (0.84%) Front Office
6 2 (0.84%) Games
6 2 (0.84%) Law
6 2 (0.84%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.42%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.42%) Local Government
7 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.42%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (17.57%) SOAP
2 31 (12.97%) .NET
3 26 (10.88%) Web Services
3 26 (10.88%) XML
4 22 (9.21%) Gherkin
5 16 (6.69%) REST
6 11 (4.60%) RESTful
7 9 (3.77%) JSON
8 8 (3.35%) Spring
9 7 (2.93%) HTML
10 6 (2.51%) Hibernate
11 4 (1.67%) Ajax
12 3 (1.26%) AngularJS
12 3 (1.26%) Flash
12 3 (1.26%) Java EE
12 3 (1.26%) JMS
12 3 (1.26%) WebSphere MQ
13 2 (0.84%) .NET Framework
13 2 (0.84%) XHTML
13 2 (0.84%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 9 (3.77%) Mobile App
3 7 (2.93%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.26%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.26%) Fintech
5 1 (0.42%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.42%) e-Learning
5 1 (0.42%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.42%) SWIFT
5 1 (0.42%) Tandem
5 1 (0.42%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (7.11%) Unix
2 8 (3.35%) Linux
2 8 (3.35%) Windows
3 7 (2.93%) Android
3 7 (2.93%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.67%) Mac OS
4 4 (1.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (65.69%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (31.80%) BDD
3 71 (29.71%) Test Automation
4 65 (27.20%) Test Scripting
5 64 (26.78%) Automation Testing
6 59 (24.69%) Scrum
7 44 (18.41%) TDD
8 37 (15.48%) Functional Testing
9 36 (15.06%) Continuous Integration
10 35 (14.64%) Regression Testing
11 34 (14.23%) Manual Testing
12 30 (12.55%) Software Testing
13 29 (12.13%) Automated Testing
14 25 (10.46%) Integration Testing
15 23 (9.62%) Kanban
15 23 (9.62%) System Integration Testing
15 23 (9.62%) User Acceptance Testing
16 20 (8.37%) Test Strategy
17 15 (6.28%) E-Commerce
17 15 (6.28%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 90 (37.66%) Java
2 66 (27.62%) C#
3 53 (22.18%) SQL
4 15 (6.28%) Ruby
5 14 (5.86%) Groovy
6 13 (5.44%) JavaScript
6 13 (5.44%) Python
7 9 (3.77%) VBScript
8 8 (3.35%) F#
9 7 (2.93%) T-SQL
10 6 (2.51%) Bash Shell
10 6 (2.51%) PL/SQL
10 6 (2.51%) PowerShell
11 5 (2.09%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.67%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.84%) C
13 2 (0.84%) C++
13 2 (0.84%) Korn
13 2 (0.84%) Perl
13 2 (0.84%) Scala
Qualifications
1 33 (13.81%) ISTQB
2 24 (10.04%) ISEB
3 17 (7.11%) Security Cleared
4 12 (5.02%) SC Cleared
5 8 (3.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (2.51%) Degree
7 5 (2.09%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (0.84%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (23.85%) QA
2 4 (1.67%) SDET
3 2 (0.84%) MiFID
4 1 (0.42%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.42%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (1.67%) XenApp
1 4 (1.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (5.02%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.42%) CA Service Virtualization
2 1 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.42%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (8.37%) HP
2 18 (7.53%) Microsoft
2 18 (7.53%) Oracle
3 8 (3.35%) Atlassian
4 7 (2.93%) IBM
5 4 (1.67%) Xamarin
6 3 (1.26%) CA Agile Central
7 2 (0.84%) Facebook
7 2 (0.84%) Pega
7 2 (0.84%) Sybase
7 2 (0.84%) Twitter
8 1 (0.42%) CA
8 1 (0.42%) Calypso
8 1 (0.42%) Citrix
8 1 (0.42%) CODA
8 1 (0.42%) Informatica
8 1 (0.42%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.42%) New Relic
8 1 (0.42%) SAP
8 1 (0.42%) Splunk
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