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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Analyst
Rank 389 392 377
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -15
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Analyst 22 22 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.093% 0.091% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.098% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 17 34
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£425 £375 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +10.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £300 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £303 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-13.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21896 22402 24433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.73% 92.40% 92.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 15020 15258 15837
Average daily rate £425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 401 470 647
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +17 10 £469 +4.16% 1
Croydon - - - -
Automation Analyst
England

Automation Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 35 (72.92%) Selenium
2 21 (43.75%) WebDriver
3 19 (39.58%) SQL
4 18 (37.50%) Java
5 17 (35.42%) Cucumber
6 14 (29.17%) QA
7 11 (22.92%) Test Automation
8 10 (20.83%) JIRA
8 10 (20.83%) Automation Testing
8 10 (20.83%) C#
8 10 (20.83%) E-Commerce
8 10 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (18.75%) Finance
9 9 (18.75%) Test Scripting
10 8 (16.67%) User Stories
10 8 (16.67%) BDD
10 8 (16.67%) Scrum
11 7 (14.58%) JMeter
11 7 (14.58%) Ruby
11 7 (14.58%) TDD
11 7 (14.58%) QuickTest Pro
11 7 (14.58%) SoapUI
11 7 (14.58%) Computer Science
12 6 (12.50%) Manual Testing
12 6 (12.50%) FitNesse
12 6 (12.50%) UNIX
12 6 (12.50%) Linux
12 6 (12.50%) .NET
13 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
13 5 (10.42%) ISEB

Automation Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 1 (2.08%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Final Cut Pro
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) MySQL
1 1 (2.08%) SQL Navigator
1 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 35 (72.92%) Selenium
2 21 (43.75%) WebDriver
3 17 (35.42%) Cucumber
4 10 (20.83%) JIRA
5 7 (14.58%) QuickTest Pro
5 7 (14.58%) JMeter
5 7 (14.58%) SoapUI
6 6 (12.50%) FitNesse
7 4 (8.33%) WATIR
7 4 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (8.33%) Visual Studio
8 3 (6.25%) Jenkins
9 2 (4.17%) SpecFlow
9 2 (4.17%) Behat
9 2 (4.17%) Bugzilla
10 1 (2.08%) NUnit
10 1 (2.08%) CruiseControl
10 1 (2.08%) Maven
10 1 (2.08%) Toad
10 1 (2.08%) LoadRunner
General
1 9 (18.75%) Finance
2 3 (6.25%) Advertising
2 3 (6.25%) Banking
3 2 (4.17%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.50%) .NET
2 4 (8.33%) Web Services
2 4 (8.33%) XML
3 2 (4.17%) JSON
4 1 (2.08%) JAX-WS
4 1 (2.08%) RESTful
4 1 (2.08%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (2.08%) REST
4 1 (2.08%) Gherkin
4 1 (2.08%) XSLT
4 1 (2.08%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.08%) SOAP
4 1 (2.08%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.58%) Computer Science
2 5 (10.42%) Open Source
3 3 (6.25%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.08%) Market Risk
4 1 (2.08%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.08%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.50%) UNIX
1 6 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (2.08%) Android
2 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.92%) Test Automation
2 10 (20.83%) Automation Testing
2 10 (20.83%) E-Commerce
2 10 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (18.75%) Test Scripting
4 8 (16.67%) BDD
4 8 (16.67%) Scrum
4 8 (16.67%) User Stories
5 7 (14.58%) TDD
6 6 (12.50%) Manual Testing
7 5 (10.42%) Software Testing
8 4 (8.33%) Automated Testing
9 3 (6.25%) CRM
9 3 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (6.25%) Integration Testing
9 3 (6.25%) Test Strategy
10 2 (4.17%) Web Testing
10 2 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (4.17%) Pair Programming
11 1 (2.08%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (39.58%) SQL
2 18 (37.50%) Java
3 10 (20.83%) C#
4 7 (14.58%) Ruby
5 3 (6.25%) PHP
6 2 (4.17%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.08%) Groovy
7 1 (2.08%) C++
7 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.08%) VBScript
7 1 (2.08%) VB
7 1 (2.08%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (10.42%) ISEB
1 5 (10.42%) ISTQB
2 3 (6.25%) Degree
3 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (29.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (10.42%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle
3 2 (4.17%) HP
4 1 (2.08%) Adobe
4 1 (2.08%) Murex
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