The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Leeds region that had Automation Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Engineer
Rank 106 105 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.070% 0.060% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.072% 0.063% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £500 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Automation Engineer
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
1382 1590 979
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 96.37% 94.87% 94.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 956 1126 641
Median daily rate £400 £360 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 46 31
Median hourly rate £12.25 £12.00 £13.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.08% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £9.00 £8.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £37.04 £115.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Automation Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Automation Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Automation Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Automation Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Automation Engineer Skill Set
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 Leeds region featuring Automation Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (60.00%) DevOps
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) git-flow
2 3 (60.00%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Mesos
4 1 (20.00%) Puppet
4 1 (20.00%) Docker
4 1 (20.00%) Python
4 1 (20.00%) Ruby
4 1 (20.00%) Marathon

Automation Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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:

Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (60.00%) git-flow
2 3 (60.00%) Sonatype Nexus
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) DevOps
1 3 (60.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Marathon
1 1 (20.00%) Mesos
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (40.00%) VMware