The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Hertfordshire region that had Automation Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Engineer
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £369
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +18.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 -
Automation Engineer
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire 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
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
636 690 634
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.21% 92.49% 91.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 353 315
Median daily rate £400 £390 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £500 £454
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 47 48
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.85 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -29.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.80 £35.30 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

Automation Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Hertfordshire region that featured Automation Engineer in the job title.

Automation Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Automation Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Automation Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Automation Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Automation Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Automation Engineer Skill Set
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, Automation Engineer 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 Hertfordshire region featuring Automation Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
1 2 (66.67%) Wonderware
1 2 (66.67%) SCADA
1 2 (66.67%) Allen-Bradley
1 2 (66.67%) Wonderware InTouch
1 2 (66.67%) Rockwell
1 2 (66.67%) ArchestrA
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) Appium
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Magento
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) PHPUnit
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Behat
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Maven
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PHP

Automation Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 2 (66.67%) ArchestrA
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Magento
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Appium
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (33.33%) Maven
1 1 (33.33%) PHPUnit
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Behat
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) SCADA
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) BDD
1 1 (33.33%) Coaching
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
1 1 (33.33%) TDD
1 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Allen-Bradley
1 2 (66.67%) Rockwell
1 2 (66.67%) Wonderware