The first table below looks at the demand for the Automation Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Analyst
Rank 385 364 384
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +20
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Analyst 27 25 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.12% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 20 21
Average daily rate £338 £394 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +28.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £476 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £110.00 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
+144.44% -
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22398 20052 25960
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.58% 92.82% 92.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 15523 13588 16690
Average daily rate £425 £450 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +0.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 404 410 583
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.31 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Automation Analyst
England

Automation Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Automation Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in London

Automation Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Automation Analyst Daily Rate Trend in London

Automation Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Automation Analyst across the London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Automation Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in London

Automation Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Automation Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in London

Automation Analyst
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -19 9 £338 -15.62% 2
Wimbledon - - - - 1
Croydon - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Automation Analyst
England

Automation Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 42 (79.25%) Selenium
2 24 (45.28%) WebDriver
3 19 (35.85%) Java
4 17 (32.08%) SQL
4 17 (32.08%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (32.08%) Test Automation
5 14 (26.42%) Cucumber
5 14 (26.42%) E-Commerce
6 13 (24.53%) BDD
6 13 (24.53%) Test Scripting
7 11 (20.75%) SoapUI
7 11 (20.75%) Scrum
8 10 (18.87%) UNIX
8 10 (18.87%) QuickTest Pro
8 10 (18.87%) JIRA
8 10 (18.87%) QA
9 9 (16.98%) Automation Testing
9 9 (16.98%) Linux
9 9 (16.98%) TDD
10 8 (15.09%) JMeter
10 8 (15.09%) C#
10 8 (15.09%) SOAP
11 7 (13.21%) Ruby
11 7 (13.21%) Jenkins
11 7 (13.21%) User Stories
12 6 (11.32%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (11.32%) HP Quality Center
12 6 (11.32%) Banking
12 6 (11.32%) Finance
12 6 (11.32%) Web Services

Automation Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.89%) MySQL
1 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 42 (79.25%) Selenium
2 24 (45.28%) WebDriver
3 14 (26.42%) Cucumber
4 11 (20.75%) SoapUI
5 10 (18.87%) QuickTest Pro
5 10 (18.87%) JIRA
6 8 (15.09%) JMeter
7 7 (13.21%) Jenkins
8 4 (7.55%) WATIR
8 4 (7.55%) Visual Studio
9 2 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (1.89%) LoadRunner
10 1 (1.89%) CruiseControl
10 1 (1.89%) Maven
10 1 (1.89%) JBehave
10 1 (1.89%) Sahi
10 1 (1.89%) TestNG
10 1 (1.89%) TeamCity
10 1 (1.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (1.89%) FitNesse
General
1 6 (11.32%) Banking
1 6 (11.32%) Finance
2 5 (9.43%) Retail
2 5 (9.43%) Investment Banking
3 3 (5.66%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.77%) Advertising
5 1 (1.89%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.89%) Private Banking
5 1 (1.89%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.09%) SOAP
2 6 (11.32%) Web Services
3 5 (9.43%) XML
4 4 (7.55%) HTML
5 3 (5.66%) .NET
6 2 (3.77%) REST
7 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.89%) XSLT
7 1 (1.89%) RESTful
7 1 (1.89%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.89%) JSON
7 1 (1.89%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.55%) Computer Science
1 4 (7.55%) Open Source
2 3 (5.66%) AS400
3 2 (3.77%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.89%) Derivative
4 1 (1.89%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (1.89%) Equities
4 1 (1.89%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.89%) Market Risk
4 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.87%) UNIX
2 9 (16.98%) Linux
3 5 (9.43%) Android
4 4 (7.55%) Windows
5 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (32.08%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (32.08%) Test Automation
2 14 (26.42%) E-Commerce
3 13 (24.53%) BDD
3 13 (24.53%) Test Scripting
4 11 (20.75%) Scrum
5 9 (16.98%) Automation Testing
5 9 (16.98%) TDD
6 7 (13.21%) User Stories
7 6 (11.32%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (7.55%) Manual Testing
8 4 (7.55%) OO
9 3 (5.66%) Software Testing
9 3 (5.66%) Automated Testing
10 2 (3.77%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (3.77%) Performance Testing
10 2 (3.77%) Integration Testing
10 2 (3.77%) Web Testing
10 2 (3.77%) Pair Programming
10 2 (3.77%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 19 (35.85%) Java
2 17 (32.08%) SQL
3 8 (15.09%) C#
4 7 (13.21%) Ruby
5 5 (9.43%) Python
6 4 (7.55%) JavaScript
7 3 (5.66%) VBScript
7 3 (5.66%) VBA
8 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.89%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 6 (11.32%) ISEB
2 4 (7.55%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (18.87%) QA
2 2 (3.77%) ISO 9002
Systems Management
1 6 (11.32%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (9.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.55%) HP
3 3 (5.66%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (3.77%) Oracle
5 1 (1.89%) Citrix