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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Analyst
Rank 370 379 356
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -23
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Analyst 32 25 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.12% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 20 21
Average daily rate
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£463 £358 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.37% -10.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £338 £270
% change year-on-year
+10.37% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.00
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
19804 20828 19241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.62% 92.96% 93.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 13695 14255 13119
Average daily rate £450 £425 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.40%
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 359 399 399
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.25 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +16 7 £450 +33.33% 7
Surbiton - - - -
Automation Analyst
England

Automation Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 35 (61.40%) Selenium
2 29 (50.88%) Java
3 26 (45.61%) Cucumber
4 23 (40.35%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (36.84%) BDD
6 19 (33.33%) Automation Testing
7 18 (31.58%) WebDriver
8 17 (29.82%) Test Automation
9 12 (21.05%) QA
10 11 (19.30%) Automated Testing
10 11 (19.30%) SQL
11 10 (17.54%) C#
11 10 (17.54%) TDD
11 10 (17.54%) Scrum
11 10 (17.54%) Ruby
12 9 (15.79%) Finance
12 9 (15.79%) SOAP
13 7 (12.28%) OO
13 7 (12.28%) UNIX
13 7 (12.28%) JIRA
13 7 (12.28%) Continuous Integration
14 6 (10.53%) OOP
14 6 (10.53%) Shell Script
15 5 (8.77%) Python
15 5 (8.77%) Groovy
15 5 (8.77%) Security Testing
15 5 (8.77%) Test Scripting
15 5 (8.77%) Git (software)
15 5 (8.77%) SoapUI
15 5 (8.77%) Gherkin

Automation Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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%) CMS
1 1 (1.75%) Oracle Coherence
1 1 (1.75%) Drupal
1 1 (1.75%) Sitecore 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%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (1.75%) Hadoop
1 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 35 (61.40%) Selenium
2 26 (45.61%) Cucumber
3 18 (31.58%) WebDriver
4 7 (12.28%) JIRA
5 5 (8.77%) SoapUI
5 5 (8.77%) Git (software)
6 4 (7.02%) QuickTest Pro
6 4 (7.02%) Jenkins
7 3 (5.26%) Calabash
7 3 (5.26%) Geb
7 3 (5.26%) FitNesse
8 2 (3.51%) RSpec
8 2 (3.51%) SpecFlow
8 2 (3.51%) Jasmine
8 2 (3.51%) Capybara
8 2 (3.51%) Xcode
8 2 (3.51%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.75%) WebLOAD
9 1 (1.75%) Subversion
9 1 (1.75%) LoadRunner
General
1 9 (15.79%) Finance
2 4 (7.02%) Banking
3 2 (3.51%) Retail
4 1 (1.75%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.75%) Marketing
4 1 (1.75%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.79%) SOAP
2 5 (8.77%) Gherkin
3 4 (7.02%) XML
3 4 (7.02%) .NET
4 3 (5.26%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (3.51%) .NET Framework
5 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET
5 2 (3.51%) Web Services
5 2 (3.51%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 2 (3.51%) iOS SDK
5 2 (3.51%) REST
5 2 (3.51%) AngularJS
5 2 (3.51%) Android SDK
5 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (1.75%) Akka
6 1 (1.75%) XML Messaging
6 1 (1.75%) Ajax
6 1 (1.75%) CSS
6 1 (1.75%) JSON
6 1 (1.75%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.51%) Credit Risk
1 2 (3.51%) Market Risk
2 1 (1.75%) Open Source
2 1 (1.75%) Digital Media
2 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.75%) User Experience
2 1 (1.75%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.75%) Streaming Video
2 1 (1.75%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.28%) UNIX
2 3 (5.26%) Android
2 3 (5.26%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.51%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (40.35%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (36.84%) BDD
3 19 (33.33%) Automation Testing
4 17 (29.82%) Test Automation
5 11 (19.30%) Automated Testing
6 10 (17.54%) TDD
6 10 (17.54%) Scrum
7 7 (12.28%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (12.28%) OO
8 6 (10.53%) OOP
9 5 (8.77%) Test Scripting
9 5 (8.77%) Security Testing
9 5 (8.77%) Business Transformation
10 4 (7.02%) E-Commerce
10 4 (7.02%) Software Engineering
11 3 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
12 2 (3.51%) Integration Testing
12 2 (3.51%) Agile Testing
12 2 (3.51%) Software Testing
12 2 (3.51%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 29 (50.88%) Java
2 11 (19.30%) SQL
3 10 (17.54%) C#
3 10 (17.54%) Ruby
4 6 (10.53%) Shell Script
5 5 (8.77%) Groovy
5 5 (8.77%) Python
6 3 (5.26%) JavaScript
6 3 (5.26%) Perl
6 3 (5.26%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.51%) C++
7 2 (3.51%) VBA
8 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.75%) VBScript
8 1 (1.75%) Scala
8 1 (1.75%) Apex Code
8 1 (1.75%) Korn
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%) Oracle
1 4 (7.02%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (3.51%) HP
4 1 (1.75%) Google
4 1 (1.75%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.75%) ExactTarget
4 1 (1.75%) Adobe
4 1 (1.75%) Sybase