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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation Analyst
Rank 518 515 527
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +12
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Test Analyst 112 117 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.22% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.23% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 86 49
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £278 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £39.37 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.37 - -
Automation Test Analyst
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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
46888 50234 48267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.74% 94.99% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 30895 32536 29727
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1440 1905 1932
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.12 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.70% +1.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.02 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -2 41 £450 +20.00% 17
South East -16 28 £350 - 9
Yorkshire +8 15 £320 -14.66% 7
West Midlands - 8 £338 - 2
East of England +22 6 £363 +16.00% 1
North West +13 5 £275 -24.13% 3
South West +9 5 £301 -8.01% 7
East Midlands +2 2 £313 -21.87%
North East -19 2 £300 -10.44% 3
Automation Test Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 143 (59.83%) Agile Software Development
2 140 (58.58%) Selenium
3 86 (35.98%) BDD
4 85 (35.56%) QA
4 85 (35.56%) Java
5 79 (33.05%) Cucumber
6 75 (31.38%) WebDriver
7 74 (30.96%) Finance
8 72 (30.13%) SQL
9 64 (26.78%) Test Automation
10 62 (25.94%) Automation Testing
11 61 (25.52%) C#
12 60 (25.10%) Scrum
12 60 (25.10%) JIRA
13 55 (23.01%) Test Scripting
14 46 (19.25%) ISTQB
15 45 (18.83%) ISEB
16 43 (17.99%) HP UFT
16 43 (17.99%) TDD
17 40 (16.74%) SoapUI
18 36 (15.06%) Jenkins
18 36 (15.06%) SpecFlow
19 35 (14.64%) Automated Testing
19 35 (14.64%) Regression Testing
20 33 (13.81%) Continuous Integration
20 33 (13.81%) Functional Testing
21 32 (13.39%) Web Services
22 29 (12.13%) Banking
23 28 (11.72%) Performance Testing
24 27 (11.30%) Gherkin

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 21 (8.79%) Confluence
2 10 (4.18%) IIS
3 3 (1.26%) JBoss
4 1 (0.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (1.26%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.84%) Mingle
3 1 (0.42%) MS Office
3 1 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.42%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.93%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.26%) SaaS
4 2 (0.84%) GitHub
5 1 (0.42%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.93%) Internet
2 3 (1.26%) HTTP
3 1 (0.42%) Network Security
3 1 (0.42%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.35%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.09%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (1.26%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (0.84%) Data Mining
4 2 (0.84%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.42%) Big Data
5 1 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.42%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.42%) MS Access
5 1 (0.42%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 140 (58.58%) Selenium
2 79 (33.05%) Cucumber
3 75 (31.38%) WebDriver
4 60 (25.10%) JIRA
5 43 (17.99%) HP UFT
6 40 (16.74%) SoapUI
7 36 (15.06%) Jenkins
7 36 (15.06%) SpecFlow
8 26 (10.88%) JUnit
9 23 (9.62%) JMeter
10 21 (8.79%) Maven
11 13 (5.44%) Capybara
11 13 (5.44%) Git (software)
12 11 (4.60%) Hudson
13 10 (4.18%) Ant
13 10 (4.18%) Gradle
13 10 (4.18%) jMock
13 10 (4.18%) RSpec
13 10 (4.18%) Team Foundation Server
14 8 (3.35%) Protractor
General
1 74 (30.96%) Finance
2 29 (12.13%) Banking
3 10 (4.18%) Retail
4 8 (3.35%) Games
5 6 (2.51%) Retail Banking
5 6 (2.51%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.67%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.26%) Automotive
7 3 (1.26%) Back Office
7 3 (1.26%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.26%) Publishing
8 2 (0.84%) Online Betting
9 1 (0.42%) Electronics
9 1 (0.42%) Front Office
9 1 (0.42%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.42%) International Banking
9 1 (0.42%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (13.39%) Web Services
2 27 (11.30%) Gherkin
3 26 (10.88%) XML
4 23 (9.62%) SOAP
5 20 (8.37%) REST
6 15 (6.28%) .NET
7 14 (5.86%) Spring
8 10 (4.18%) Ajax
8 10 (4.18%) Hibernate
8 10 (4.18%) HTML
8 10 (4.18%) Java EE
8 10 (4.18%) JMS
8 10 (4.18%) Ruby on Rails
8 10 (4.18%) WebSphere MQ
9 7 (2.93%) RESTful
10 6 (2.51%) AngularJS
11 4 (1.67%) ASP.NET
11 4 (1.67%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (1.67%) JSON
12 3 (1.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 14 (5.86%) Computer Science
3 4 (1.67%) Algorithms
3 4 (1.67%) Derivative
3 4 (1.67%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.26%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.26%) Fintech
5 2 (0.84%) Credit Risk
5 2 (0.84%) Data Integration
5 2 (0.84%) Digital Media
5 2 (0.84%) OTC Derivatives
5 2 (0.84%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.42%) Equities
6 1 (0.42%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.42%) iPad
6 1 (0.42%) iPhone
6 1 (0.42%) IVR
6 1 (0.42%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.42%) Spread Betting
6 1 (0.42%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 11 (4.60%) Linux
1 11 (4.60%) Unix
2 6 (2.51%) Windows
3 2 (0.84%) Android
3 2 (0.84%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.42%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.42%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (59.83%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (35.98%) BDD
3 64 (26.78%) Test Automation
4 62 (25.94%) Automation Testing
5 60 (25.10%) Scrum
6 55 (23.01%) Test Scripting
7 43 (17.99%) TDD
8 35 (14.64%) Automated Testing
8 35 (14.64%) Regression Testing
9 33 (13.81%) Continuous Integration
9 33 (13.81%) Functional Testing
10 28 (11.72%) Performance Testing
11 24 (10.04%) Software Testing
12 22 (9.21%) Manual Testing
13 21 (8.79%) Continuous Improvement
14 20 (8.37%) User Stories
15 16 (6.69%) Kanban
16 14 (5.86%) SDLC
16 14 (5.86%) System Integration Testing
16 14 (5.86%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 85 (35.56%) Java
2 72 (30.13%) SQL
3 61 (25.52%) C#
4 26 (10.88%) Ruby
5 17 (7.11%) JavaScript
6 12 (5.02%) VBScript
7 11 (4.60%) Groovy
8 9 (3.77%) Python
9 7 (2.93%) PL/SQL
9 7 (2.93%) VB
10 5 (2.09%) VBA
11 3 (1.26%) PHP
11 3 (1.26%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.84%) C
12 2 (0.84%) F#
12 2 (0.84%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.42%) C++
13 1 (0.42%) Scala
13 1 (0.42%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 46 (19.25%) ISTQB
2 45 (18.83%) ISEB
3 20 (8.37%) Degree
4 13 (5.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (1.67%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.26%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.84%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.42%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.42%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (35.56%) QA
2 15 (6.28%) SDET
3 1 (0.42%) Basel III
3 1 (0.42%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (2.51%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.84%) Linux-HA
3 1 (0.42%) CA Service Virtualization
3 1 (0.42%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 23 (9.62%) HP
2 15 (6.28%) Rally
3 12 (5.02%) Microsoft
4 11 (4.60%) Oracle
5 10 (4.18%) Atlassian
6 5 (2.09%) Talend
7 4 (1.67%) IBM
8 3 (1.26%) Green Hat
9 2 (0.84%) SAP
9 2 (0.84%) Sybase
10 1 (0.42%) Bloomberg
10 1 (0.42%) CA
10 1 (0.42%) FXall
10 1 (0.42%) Google
10 1 (0.42%) Siebel
10 1 (0.42%) SOASTA, Inc
10 1 (0.42%) VMware
10 1 (0.42%) WorldPay
10 1 (0.42%) Xamarin
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