The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Analyst
Rank 389 408 389
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -19
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Analyst 31 26 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.10% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.11% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 19 15
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£400 £383 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% +9.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £300 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £460 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.46% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Automation Analyst
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 London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22591 23369 24032
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.24% 92.98% 93.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 15618 16068 15796
Average daily rate £425 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 430 438 616
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
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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
City of London +29 8 £488 +12.06% 1
Automation Analyst
England

Automation Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 36 (69.23%) Selenium
2 26 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (42.31%) Java
4 18 (34.62%) WebDriver
5 17 (32.69%) Automation Testing
6 13 (25.00%) QA
7 12 (23.08%) SQL
7 12 (23.08%) Cucumber
8 11 (21.15%) BDD
8 11 (21.15%) TDD
8 11 (21.15%) Finance
9 10 (19.23%) C#
9 10 (19.23%) User Stories
9 10 (19.23%) Test Automation
9 10 (19.23%) Test Scripting
10 9 (17.31%) FitNesse
10 9 (17.31%) E-Commerce
10 9 (17.31%) QuickTest Pro
11 8 (15.38%) Scrum
12 7 (13.46%) Computer Science
13 6 (11.54%) Open Source
13 6 (11.54%) Manual Testing
13 6 (11.54%) HP Quality Center
13 6 (11.54%) Software Testing
14 5 (9.62%) ISTQB
14 5 (9.62%) Ruby
14 5 (9.62%) Banking
14 5 (9.62%) ISEB
14 5 (9.62%) .NET
14 5 (9.62%) SpecFlow

Automation Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.85%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Final Cut Pro
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.92%) SQL Navigator
Development Applications
1 36 (69.23%) Selenium
2 18 (34.62%) WebDriver
3 12 (23.08%) Cucumber
4 9 (17.31%) FitNesse
4 9 (17.31%) QuickTest Pro
5 5 (9.62%) SpecFlow
6 4 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (7.69%) Visual Studio
6 4 (7.69%) JIRA
7 3 (5.77%) TeamCity
8 2 (3.85%) Behat
8 2 (3.85%) Calabash
8 2 (3.85%) Jenkins
8 2 (3.85%) Capybara
8 2 (3.85%) Git (software)
8 2 (3.85%) JUnit
8 2 (3.85%) Bugzilla
8 2 (3.85%) WATIR
8 2 (3.85%) Maven
8 2 (3.85%) NUnit
General
1 11 (21.15%) Finance
2 5 (9.62%) Banking
3 3 (5.77%) Advertising
4 2 (3.85%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.62%) .NET
2 2 (3.85%) Web Services
2 2 (3.85%) XML
3 1 (1.92%) JSON
3 1 (1.92%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.92%) SOAP
3 1 (1.92%) RESTful
3 1 (1.92%) JAX-WS
3 1 (1.92%) Gherkin
3 1 (1.92%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (1.92%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.46%) Computer Science
2 6 (11.54%) Open Source
3 2 (3.85%) iPad
3 2 (3.85%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.85%) iPhone
3 2 (3.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.92%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.92%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.92%) Market Risk
4 1 (1.92%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.77%) UNIX
1 3 (5.77%) Android
1 3 (5.77%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (32.69%) Automation Testing
3 11 (21.15%) BDD
3 11 (21.15%) TDD
4 10 (19.23%) User Stories
4 10 (19.23%) Test Automation
4 10 (19.23%) Test Scripting
5 9 (17.31%) E-Commerce
6 8 (15.38%) Scrum
7 6 (11.54%) Manual Testing
7 6 (11.54%) Software Testing
8 4 (7.69%) Test Strategy
8 4 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (7.69%) OO
8 4 (7.69%) Automated Testing
9 3 (5.77%) CRM
9 3 (5.77%) Security Testing
9 3 (5.77%) Integration Testing
10 2 (3.85%) Agile Testing
10 2 (3.85%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (42.31%) Java
2 12 (23.08%) SQL
3 10 (19.23%) C#
4 5 (9.62%) Ruby
5 3 (5.77%) Shell Script
5 3 (5.77%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.77%) PHP
6 1 (1.92%) Python
6 1 (1.92%) C++
6 1 (1.92%) VBScript
6 1 (1.92%) VB
6 1 (1.92%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (9.62%) ISTQB
1 5 (9.62%) ISEB
2 3 (5.77%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (11.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 4 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (3.85%) HP
3 1 (1.92%) Adobe
3 1 (1.92%) Murex
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle
3 1 (1.92%) Green Hat
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