The table below looks at the statistics for the Automation Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Engineer
Rank 120 - 104
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 3 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.13% - 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% - 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 4
Average daily rate
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£325 - £278
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £450 £280
% change year-on-year
-31.66% +60.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.25 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+0.83% +3.44%
Automation Engineer
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
2091 1926 1720
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 93.52% 92.11% 94.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1269 1140 991
Average daily rate £375 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 114 148
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.14 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.26% -5.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £10.57 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Automation Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

Automation Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Automation Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Automation Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Automation Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Automation Engineer across the Hampshire region.

Automation Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Automation Engineer
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 Engineer within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 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
Southampton - 1 £375 -
Farnborough - 1 £325 -
Automation Engineer
South East

Automation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region that cited Automation Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 11 (84.62%) Jenkins
2 9 (69.23%) Puppet
2 9 (69.23%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (69.23%) Git (software)
2 9 (69.23%) Linux
3 8 (61.54%) WebLogic
3 8 (61.54%) Scrum
3 8 (61.54%) DevOps
4 7 (53.85%) QA
4 7 (53.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 7 (53.85%) Configuration Management
4 7 (53.85%) Windows
5 6 (46.15%) Cucumber
5 6 (46.15%) Vagrant
6 5 (38.46%) Java
7 4 (30.77%) Oracle
7 4 (30.77%) Python
7 4 (30.77%) Shell Script
7 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (23.08%) TDD
8 3 (23.08%) Selenium
8 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (23.08%) Ruby
9 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (15.38%) Open Source
9 2 (15.38%) Bash Shell
9 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
9 2 (15.38%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (15.38%) Automated Testing

Automation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region that cited Automation Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (61.54%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.69%) Heroku
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (84.62%) Jenkins
2 9 (69.23%) Git (software)
3 7 (53.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 6 (46.15%) Cucumber
5 3 (23.08%) Selenium
6 1 (7.69%) TestComplete
6 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) HTML
1 2 (15.38%) Middleware
2 1 (7.69%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) Digital Media
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Linux
2 7 (53.85%) Windows
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (7.69%) UNIX
4 1 (7.69%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (61.54%) Scrum
2 8 (61.54%) DevOps
3 7 (53.85%) Configuration Management
4 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (23.08%) TDD
6 2 (15.38%) Automated Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Open Source
6 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
7 1 (7.69%) BDD
7 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
7 1 (7.69%) Web Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Project Management
7 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) Java
2 4 (30.77%) Python
2 4 (30.77%) Shell Script
3 3 (23.08%) Ruby
4 2 (15.38%) SQL
4 2 (15.38%) Bash Shell
5 1 (7.69%) Go
5 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
5 1 (7.69%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (53.85%) QA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (69.23%) Puppet
2 6 (46.15%) Vagrant
3 2 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) HP
2 2 (15.38%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) SAP
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft