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 4 May 2015 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Analyst
Rank 383 385 358
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -27
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Analyst 22 26 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.098% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.12% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 21 20
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£485 £340 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.64% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £110.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-87.72% +144.44%
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
20647 21601 20072
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.36% 92.74% 92.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 14190 15112 13566
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 372 387 420
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £38.83 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

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 4 May 2015.

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 4 May 2015. 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 +10 2 £463 +37.03% 6
Croydon - 2 - -
Automation Analyst
England

Automation Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 32 (56.14%) Selenium
2 31 (54.39%) Java
3 25 (43.86%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (43.86%) Cucumber
4 21 (36.84%) BDD
5 18 (31.58%) Automation Testing
6 15 (26.32%) WebDriver
7 14 (24.56%) Test Automation
8 12 (21.05%) QA
8 12 (21.05%) SQL
9 11 (19.30%) C#
9 11 (19.30%) TDD
9 11 (19.30%) Scrum
10 9 (15.79%) Finance
10 9 (15.79%) SOAP
10 9 (15.79%) Ruby
11 8 (14.04%) Automated Testing
12 7 (12.28%) UNIX
13 6 (10.53%) Shell Script
13 6 (10.53%) XML
13 6 (10.53%) OO
13 6 (10.53%) Python
13 6 (10.53%) JIRA
13 6 (10.53%) Git (software)
13 6 (10.53%) Groovy
14 5 (8.77%) Continuous Integration
14 5 (8.77%) Security Testing
14 5 (8.77%) .NET
14 5 (8.77%) Banking
14 5 (8.77%) Business Transformation

Automation Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 (1.75%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (1.75%) Drupal
1 1 (1.75%) Oracle Coherence
1 1 (1.75%) CMS
1 1 (1.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (3.51%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Force.com
1 1 (1.75%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.75%) Hadoop
1 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.75%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.75%) MongoDB
1 1 (1.75%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 32 (56.14%) Selenium
2 25 (43.86%) Cucumber
3 15 (26.32%) WebDriver
4 6 (10.53%) JIRA
4 6 (10.53%) Git (software)
5 5 (8.77%) Jenkins
5 5 (8.77%) SoapUI
6 3 (5.26%) JBehave
6 3 (5.26%) FitNesse
6 3 (5.26%) QuickTest Pro
6 3 (5.26%) SpecFlow
6 3 (5.26%) Geb
7 2 (3.51%) Jasmine
7 2 (3.51%) Capybara
7 2 (3.51%) Calabash
7 2 (3.51%) Xcode
7 2 (3.51%) Visual Studio
7 2 (3.51%) RSpec
8 1 (1.75%) Firebug
8 1 (1.75%) Fiddler
General
1 9 (15.79%) Finance
2 5 (8.77%) Banking
3 1 (1.75%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.75%) Corporate Banking
3 1 (1.75%) Marketing
3 1 (1.75%) Publishing
3 1 (1.75%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.79%) SOAP
2 6 (10.53%) XML
3 5 (8.77%) .NET
4 4 (7.02%) Gherkin
4 4 (7.02%) Web Services
5 2 (3.51%) Android SDK
5 2 (3.51%) Entity Framework
5 2 (3.51%) iOS SDK
5 2 (3.51%) REST
5 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (3.51%) AngularJS
5 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET
5 2 (3.51%) JSON
5 2 (3.51%) .NET Framework
5 2 (3.51%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (1.75%) YAML
6 1 (1.75%) Ajax
6 1 (1.75%) WCF
6 1 (1.75%) WF
6 1 (1.75%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.51%) Credit Risk
1 2 (3.51%) Market Risk
2 1 (1.75%) Open Source
2 1 (1.75%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (1.75%) Grid Computing
2 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.28%) UNIX
2 2 (3.51%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.51%) Linux
2 2 (3.51%) Android
3 1 (1.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (43.86%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (36.84%) BDD
3 18 (31.58%) Automation Testing
4 14 (24.56%) Test Automation
5 11 (19.30%) TDD
5 11 (19.30%) Scrum
6 8 (14.04%) Automated Testing
7 6 (10.53%) OO
8 5 (8.77%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (8.77%) Security Testing
8 5 (8.77%) Business Transformation
9 4 (7.02%) Software Testing
9 4 (7.02%) Test Scripting
10 3 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (5.26%) Software Engineering
10 3 (5.26%) E-Commerce
10 3 (5.26%) OOP
11 2 (3.51%) Agile Testing
11 2 (3.51%) Regression Testing
11 2 (3.51%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 31 (54.39%) Java
2 12 (21.05%) SQL
3 11 (19.30%) C#
4 9 (15.79%) Ruby
5 6 (10.53%) Shell Script
5 6 (10.53%) Python
5 6 (10.53%) Groovy
6 3 (5.26%) Bash Shell
6 3 (5.26%) Perl
7 2 (3.51%) VBA
7 2 (3.51%) C++
7 2 (3.51%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.75%) Scala
8 1 (1.75%) Apex Code
8 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.75%) Korn
8 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.75%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (7.02%) ISEB
2 2 (3.51%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (21.05%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (7.02%) Microsoft
1 4 (7.02%) Oracle
2 3 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (3.51%) HP
4 1 (1.75%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.75%) Sybase
4 1 (1.75%) Adobe
4 1 (1.75%) ExactTarget