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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Analyst
Rank 334 352 358
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +6
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Analyst 77 53 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.36% 0.25% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.27% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 39 44
Average daily rate £394 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.56% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.49% +3.07%
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
20026 19682 20464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.69% 94.48% 94.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 14194 13942 13897
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 315 337 393
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £37.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +54 25 £400 -5.88% 3
Romford - 1 £375 -
Automation Analyst
England

Automation Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 80 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (41.48%) Selenium
3 55 (40.74%) Test Automation
4 43 (31.85%) BDD
4 43 (31.85%) Test Scripting
5 38 (28.15%) Banking
6 37 (27.41%) Finance
7 36 (26.67%) Scrum
8 35 (25.93%) QA
9 34 (25.19%) Java
10 33 (24.44%) Cucumber
11 32 (23.70%) SQL
12 29 (21.48%) HP UFT
13 27 (20.00%) TDD
14 26 (19.26%) Automated Testing
15 25 (18.52%) User Acceptance Testing
16 24 (17.78%) JIRA
16 24 (17.78%) Gherkin
17 23 (17.04%) Ruby
18 22 (16.30%) SpecFlow
18 22 (16.30%) WebDriver
18 22 (16.30%) C#
19 19 (14.07%) .NET
19 19 (14.07%) ISEB
20 18 (13.33%) SoapUI
20 18 (13.33%) Functional Testing
20 18 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
21 17 (12.59%) Automation Testing
22 15 (11.11%) Software Testing
22 15 (11.11%) ISTQB

Automation Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 5 (3.70%) Confluence
2 2 (1.48%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (1.48%) CMS
2 2 (1.48%) Node.js
2 2 (1.48%) SAS
3 1 (0.74%) JBoss
3 1 (0.74%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.48%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.48%) MS Office
2 1 (0.74%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.22%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.48%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.48%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.19%) Internet
2 1 (0.74%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.70%) Relational Database
1 5 (3.70%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.48%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.74%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.74%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 56 (41.48%) Selenium
2 33 (24.44%) Cucumber
3 29 (21.48%) HP UFT
4 24 (17.78%) JIRA
5 22 (16.30%) SpecFlow
5 22 (16.30%) WebDriver
6 18 (13.33%) SoapUI
7 12 (8.89%) Protractor
8 11 (8.15%) Jenkins
9 10 (7.41%) Appium
9 10 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (6.67%) Visual Studio
11 8 (5.93%) Git (software)
12 7 (5.19%) Calabash
12 7 (5.19%) FitNesse
13 6 (4.44%) JUnit
13 6 (4.44%) LoadRunner
13 6 (4.44%) TeamCity
14 5 (3.70%) Capybara
14 5 (3.70%) TestComplete
General
1 38 (28.15%) Banking
2 37 (27.41%) Finance
3 9 (6.67%) Investment Banking
4 7 (5.19%) Retail
5 4 (2.96%) Front Office
6 3 (2.22%) Back Office
6 3 (2.22%) Law
6 3 (2.22%) Publishing
7 2 (1.48%) Marketing
8 1 (0.74%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.74%) Legal
8 1 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.74%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.74%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (17.78%) Gherkin
2 19 (14.07%) .NET
3 14 (10.37%) Web Services
4 11 (8.15%) ASP.NET
5 9 (6.67%) AngularJS
5 9 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
5 9 (6.67%) SOAP
6 8 (5.93%) RESTful
7 7 (5.19%) XML
8 5 (3.70%) Ruby on Rails
9 3 (2.22%) FIX Protocol
10 2 (1.48%) jQuery
10 2 (1.48%) JSON
10 2 (1.48%) Middleware
10 2 (1.48%) REST
11 1 (0.74%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1 (0.74%) Entity Framework
11 1 (0.74%) J2EE
11 1 (0.74%) MSMQ
11 1 (0.74%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.15%) Derivative
2 9 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.44%) Equities
3 6 (4.44%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.70%) User Experience
5 4 (2.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (2.22%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.22%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.22%) VWAP
7 2 (1.48%) EPoS
7 2 (1.48%) IVR
7 2 (1.48%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.48%) Smartcard
7 2 (1.48%) Wiki
8 1 (0.74%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.74%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (0.74%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.74%) Physics
8 1 (0.74%) STB
8 1 (0.74%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.67%) Android
1 9 (6.67%) Apple iOS
2 7 (5.19%) Windows
3 5 (3.70%) Unix
4 3 (2.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (40.74%) Test Automation
3 43 (31.85%) BDD
3 43 (31.85%) Test Scripting
4 36 (26.67%) Scrum
5 27 (20.00%) TDD
6 26 (19.26%) Automated Testing
7 25 (18.52%) User Acceptance Testing
8 18 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (13.33%) Functional Testing
9 17 (12.59%) Automation Testing
10 15 (11.11%) Software Testing
11 13 (9.63%) E-Commerce
12 11 (8.15%) API Testing
13 10 (7.41%) Manual Testing
13 10 (7.41%) Performance Testing
14 9 (6.67%) Data Protection
14 9 (6.67%) Non-Functional Testing
14 9 (6.67%) Open Source
14 9 (6.67%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 34 (25.19%) Java
2 32 (23.70%) SQL
3 23 (17.04%) Ruby
4 22 (16.30%) C#
5 7 (5.19%) VBScript
6 6 (4.44%) JavaScript
7 5 (3.70%) VB
8 4 (2.96%) Groovy
8 4 (2.96%) VBA
9 3 (2.22%) PHP
10 1 (0.74%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.74%) C
10 1 (0.74%) Korn
10 1 (0.74%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.74%) Perl
10 1 (0.74%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.74%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (14.07%) ISEB
2 15 (11.11%) ISTQB
3 10 (7.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (6.67%) Degree
5 2 (1.48%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.48%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (25.93%) QA
2 3 (2.22%) SDET
3 2 (1.48%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.74%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.74%) EMIR
4 1 (0.74%) MiFID
System Software
1 2 (1.48%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (4.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (10.37%) Microsoft
2 13 (9.63%) HP
3 3 (2.22%) Fidessa
4 2 (1.48%) Atlassian
4 2 (1.48%) Oracle
4 2 (1.48%) Sybase
4 2 (1.48%) Tableau
4 2 (1.48%) Teradata
5 1 (0.74%) Citrix
5 1 (0.74%) hybris
5 1 (0.74%) Informatica
5 1 (0.74%) Murex
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