The table below looks at the statistics for the Automation Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds 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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Analyst
Rank 90 84 73
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -11
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Analyst 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.21% 0.088% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.093% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate £320 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.37% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Automation Analyst
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds 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
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1353 1071 934
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 95.01% 94.11% 96.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 927 760 576
Average daily rate £385 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £515 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 29 24
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.13 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.71% -3.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.30 £9.00 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £18.53 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Automation Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Automation Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Automation Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Automation Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Automation Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Selenium
3 5 (50.00%) JIRA
3 5 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 5 (50.00%) BDD
3 5 (50.00%) TDD
3 5 (50.00%) SQL
4 4 (40.00%) SOAP
4 4 (40.00%) Web Services
4 4 (40.00%) SoapUI
5 3 (30.00%) Test Strategy
5 3 (30.00%) Gherkin
5 3 (30.00%) Functional Testing
5 3 (30.00%) JSON
5 3 (30.00%) Security Testing
5 3 (30.00%) OAuth
5 3 (30.00%) RESTful
5 3 (30.00%) HTTP
5 3 (30.00%) Automated Testing
5 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
5 3 (30.00%) Scrum
5 3 (30.00%) OAuth2
5 3 (30.00%) API Design
5 3 (30.00%) API Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Swagger
6 2 (20.00%) ISEB
6 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (20.00%) .NET
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (20.00%) Confluence

Automation Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 (20.00%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Selenium
2 5 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 5 (50.00%) JIRA
3 4 (40.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (10.00%) Appium
4 1 (10.00%) DbUnit
4 1 (10.00%) FitNesse
4 1 (10.00%) HP UFT
4 1 (10.00%) SpecFlow
4 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Games
1 1 (10.00%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) SOAP
1 4 (40.00%) Web Services
2 3 (30.00%) Gherkin
2 3 (30.00%) JSON
2 3 (30.00%) OAuth
2 3 (30.00%) OAuth2
2 3 (30.00%) RESTful
2 3 (30.00%) Swagger
3 2 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (10.00%) REST
4 1 (10.00%) WSDL
4 1 (10.00%) XML
4 1 (10.00%) XSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) BDD
2 5 (50.00%) TDD
3 3 (30.00%) API Design
3 3 (30.00%) API Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Functional Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Scrum
3 3 (30.00%) Security Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (20.00%) Automation Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Analytics
5 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (10.00%) Test Management
5 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (10.00%) Usability Testing
5 1 (10.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (20.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft