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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Analyst
Rank 381 398 392
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -6
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Analyst 28 26 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.10% 0.092%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.11% 0.098%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 19 23
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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 £309 £300 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £460 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £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 - - -
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
22473 23388 24374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.57% 92.79% 93.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 15289 16042 15998
Average daily rate £425 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 430 455 623
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.29 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.25% -3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +31 9 £450 +3.44% 1
Croydon - - - -
Automation Analyst
England

Automation Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 22 (42.31%) Java
3 21 (40.38%) WebDriver
4 15 (28.85%) Automation Testing
5 14 (26.92%) Cucumber
5 14 (26.92%) SQL
6 13 (25.00%) QA
7 11 (21.15%) Test Scripting
7 11 (21.15%) Test Automation
7 11 (21.15%) BDD
7 11 (21.15%) E-Commerce
7 11 (21.15%) TDD
8 10 (19.23%) Finance
8 10 (19.23%) Scrum
8 10 (19.23%) User Stories
9 9 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (17.31%) C#
10 8 (15.38%) FitNesse
11 7 (13.46%) Computer Science
11 7 (13.46%) QuickTest Pro
11 7 (13.46%) Ruby
12 6 (11.54%) JIRA
12 6 (11.54%) Manual Testing
12 6 (11.54%) HP Quality Center
13 5 (9.62%) Open Source
13 5 (9.62%) Software Testing
13 5 (9.62%) ISTQB
13 5 (9.62%) ISEB
13 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
14 4 (7.69%) Salesforce.com

Automation Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (1.92%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Final Cut Pro
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.77%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
1 1 (1.92%) MySQL
1 1 (1.92%) SQL Navigator
Development Applications
1 36 (69.23%) Selenium
2 21 (40.38%) WebDriver
3 14 (26.92%) Cucumber
4 8 (15.38%) FitNesse
5 7 (13.46%) QuickTest Pro
6 6 (11.54%) JIRA
7 4 (7.69%) Visual Studio
7 4 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (7.69%) WATIR
7 4 (7.69%) Jenkins
8 3 (5.77%) SoapUI
8 3 (5.77%) SpecFlow
8 3 (5.77%) JMeter
9 2 (3.85%) Bugzilla
9 2 (3.85%) Maven
9 2 (3.85%) Behat
9 2 (3.85%) Capybara
9 2 (3.85%) TeamCity
9 2 (3.85%) Git (software)
9 2 (3.85%) Calabash
General
1 10 (19.23%) Finance
2 3 (5.77%) Banking
2 3 (5.77%) Advertising
3 2 (3.85%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.69%) .NET
2 3 (5.77%) Web Services
2 3 (5.77%) XML
3 2 (3.85%) RESTful
3 2 (3.85%) JSON
4 1 (1.92%) JAX-WS
4 1 (1.92%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (1.92%) REST
4 1 (1.92%) Gherkin
4 1 (1.92%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.92%) XSLT
4 1 (1.92%) SOAP
4 1 (1.92%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.46%) Computer Science
2 5 (9.62%) Open Source
3 2 (3.85%) iPad
3 2 (3.85%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.85%) iPhone
4 1 (1.92%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.92%) Market Risk
4 1 (1.92%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.69%) UNIX
2 3 (5.77%) Android
2 3 (5.77%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.85%) Automation Testing
2 11 (21.15%) Test Scripting
2 11 (21.15%) Test Automation
2 11 (21.15%) BDD
2 11 (21.15%) E-Commerce
2 11 (21.15%) TDD
3 10 (19.23%) Scrum
3 10 (19.23%) User Stories
4 9 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (11.54%) Manual Testing
6 5 (9.62%) Software Testing
7 4 (7.69%) OO
7 4 (7.69%) Automated Testing
7 4 (7.69%) Test Strategy
7 4 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (5.77%) Security Testing
8 3 (5.77%) Integration Testing
8 3 (5.77%) CRM
9 2 (3.85%) Regression Testing
9 2 (3.85%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 22 (42.31%) Java
2 14 (26.92%) SQL
3 9 (17.31%) C#
4 7 (13.46%) Ruby
5 4 (7.69%) Shell Script
6 3 (5.77%) JavaScript
6 3 (5.77%) PHP
7 1 (1.92%) Groovy
7 1 (1.92%) C++
7 1 (1.92%) VBScript
7 1 (1.92%) VB
7 1 (1.92%) VBA
7 1 (1.92%) Python
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 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (3.85%) HP
3 2 (3.85%) Oracle
4 1 (1.92%) Green Hat
4 1 (1.92%) Adobe
4 1 (1.92%) Murex
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