The table below looks at the statistics for the Automation Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automation Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Analyst
Rank 111 107 100
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -7
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Analyst 13 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.62% 0.44% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 0.47% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 0
Average daily rate
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£326 £245 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.06% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -14.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Automation Analyst
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire 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
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1953 1907 1626
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 92.60% 93.25% 93.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1259 1115 905
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £486
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 108 148
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.45 £10.57 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Automation Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Automation Analyst in the job title across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Automation Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Automation Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Automation Analyst across the Hampshire region.

Automation Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Automation Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Analyst within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015. 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
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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
Winchester - 3 £326 -
Basingstoke - 2 £380 -
Southampton -1 1 £338 +77.63%
Andover - 1 £325 -
Automation Analyst
South East

Automation Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region that cited Automation 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 Analyst in their job title.

1 20 (86.96%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (69.57%) BDD
3 15 (65.22%) Java
4 13 (56.52%) Selenium
5 12 (52.17%) Software Testing
5 12 (52.17%) Cucumber
6 11 (47.83%) Test Automation
7 10 (43.48%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (43.48%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (43.48%) Test Scripting
8 8 (34.78%) TDD
8 8 (34.78%) E-Commerce
8 8 (34.78%) Scrum
8 8 (34.78%) Waterfall
8 8 (34.78%) Automation Testing
9 7 (30.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 7 (30.43%) C#
9 7 (30.43%) Web Services
9 7 (30.43%) JIRA
10 6 (26.09%) ISTQB
10 6 (26.09%) Spring
10 6 (26.09%) Test Management
10 6 (26.09%) Gherkin
11 5 (21.74%) Subversion
11 5 (21.74%) JUnit
11 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
11 5 (21.74%) DAB
12 4 (17.39%) JMeter
12 4 (17.39%) ISEB
12 4 (17.39%) .NET

Automation Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region that cited Automation 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 Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.70%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) DB2
Development Applications
1 13 (56.52%) Selenium
2 12 (52.17%) Cucumber
3 7 (30.43%) JIRA
4 5 (21.74%) JUnit
4 5 (21.74%) Subversion
5 4 (17.39%) JMeter
6 3 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (13.04%) SoapUI
7 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
7 2 (8.70%) Appium
7 2 (8.70%) WebDriver
7 2 (8.70%) Gerrit
7 2 (8.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (8.70%) TestComplete
7 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
7 2 (8.70%) Ant
7 2 (8.70%) Maven
8 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
8 1 (4.35%) HP UFT
8 1 (4.35%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (8.70%) Retail
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.35%) Aerospace
2 1 (4.35%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) Web Services
2 6 (26.09%) Spring
2 6 (26.09%) Gherkin
3 4 (17.39%) .NET
4 2 (8.70%) Ajax
4 2 (8.70%) XML
4 2 (8.70%) JAXB
4 2 (8.70%) AngularJS
5 1 (4.35%) HTML
5 1 (4.35%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.35%) iSeries
2 1 (4.35%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
1 1 (4.35%) Linux
1 1 (4.35%) Android
1 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (86.96%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (69.57%) BDD
3 12 (52.17%) Software Testing
4 11 (47.83%) Test Automation
5 10 (43.48%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (43.48%) Test Scripting
5 10 (43.48%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (34.78%) Waterfall
6 8 (34.78%) Scrum
6 8 (34.78%) TDD
6 8 (34.78%) E-Commerce
6 8 (34.78%) Automation Testing
7 6 (26.09%) Test Management
8 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
8 4 (17.39%) Manual Testing
9 2 (8.70%) Release Management
9 2 (8.70%) Automated Testing
9 2 (8.70%) User Stories
9 2 (8.70%) Functional Testing
10 1 (4.35%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 15 (65.22%) Java
2 7 (30.43%) C#
3 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
3 3 (13.04%) SQL
4 2 (8.70%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 6 (26.09%) ISTQB
3 4 (17.39%) ISEB
4 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) HP
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) IBM
3 1 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (4.35%) Google
3 1 (4.35%) Coremetrics