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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Analyst
Rank 379 397 365
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -32
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Analyst 30 27 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.11% 0.075%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.12% 0.080%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 27 8
Average daily rate
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£394 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.56% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £352 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £270
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +20.37%
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
21269 22575 19948
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.25% 93.08% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 15335 15541 13354
Average daily rate £435 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.57% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £265
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 397 386 546
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.18 £39.60 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +7 5 £445 +4.70% 4
Automation Analyst
England

Automation Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 44 (72.13%) Selenium
2 33 (54.10%) Java
3 29 (47.54%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (40.98%) WebDriver
4 25 (40.98%) Automation Testing
5 19 (31.15%) Cucumber
6 17 (27.87%) BDD
7 16 (26.23%) Test Automation
7 16 (26.23%) QA
8 11 (18.03%) Test Scripting
8 11 (18.03%) FitNesse
8 11 (18.03%) Finance
8 11 (18.03%) Scrum
8 11 (18.03%) SQL
9 10 (16.39%) C#
9 10 (16.39%) E-Commerce
9 10 (16.39%) TDD
10 9 (14.75%) OO
10 9 (14.75%) Security Testing
11 8 (13.11%) JIRA
11 8 (13.11%) Automated Testing
11 8 (13.11%) QuickTest Pro
12 7 (11.48%) SoapUI
12 7 (11.48%) SOAP
12 7 (11.48%) Ruby
12 7 (11.48%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (9.84%) Android
13 6 (9.84%) Software Engineering
13 6 (9.84%) Software Testing
13 6 (9.84%) Apple iOS

Automation Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 3 (4.92%) Drupal
2 1 (1.64%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (1.64%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.28%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.64%) SQL Navigator
Development Applications
1 44 (72.13%) Selenium
2 25 (40.98%) WebDriver
3 19 (31.15%) Cucumber
4 11 (18.03%) FitNesse
5 8 (13.11%) JIRA
5 8 (13.11%) QuickTest Pro
6 7 (11.48%) SoapUI
7 5 (8.20%) SpecFlow
8 4 (6.56%) JUnit
8 4 (6.56%) Visual Studio
8 4 (6.56%) TeamCity
8 4 (6.56%) Git (software)
8 4 (6.56%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (6.56%) Jenkins
9 3 (4.92%) Calabash
9 3 (4.92%) Capybara
9 3 (4.92%) Maven
10 2 (3.28%) JMeter
10 2 (3.28%) Bugzilla
10 2 (3.28%) NUnit
General
1 11 (18.03%) Finance
2 4 (6.56%) Banking
3 2 (3.28%) Retail
4 1 (1.64%) Marketing
4 1 (1.64%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.48%) SOAP
2 5 (8.20%) Gherkin
2 5 (8.20%) .NET
3 3 (4.92%) Web Services
3 3 (4.92%) XML
4 2 (3.28%) JSON
4 2 (3.28%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (1.64%) REST
5 1 (1.64%) RESTful
5 1 (1.64%) Ajax
5 1 (1.64%) WCF
5 1 (1.64%) WF
5 1 (1.64%) HTML
5 1 (1.64%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.56%) Open Source
2 2 (3.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (3.28%) iPhone
2 2 (3.28%) User Experience
2 2 (3.28%) iPad
2 2 (3.28%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.64%) Hedge funds
3 1 (1.64%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.64%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.64%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.64%) Market Risk
3 1 (1.64%) Grid Computing
3 1 (1.64%) Streaming Video
3 1 (1.64%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.84%) Android
1 6 (9.84%) Apple iOS
2 4 (6.56%) UNIX
3 1 (1.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (47.54%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (40.98%) Automation Testing
3 17 (27.87%) BDD
4 16 (26.23%) Test Automation
5 11 (18.03%) Test Scripting
5 11 (18.03%) Scrum
6 10 (16.39%) E-Commerce
6 10 (16.39%) TDD
7 9 (14.75%) OO
7 9 (14.75%) Security Testing
8 8 (13.11%) Automated Testing
9 7 (11.48%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (9.84%) Software Engineering
10 6 (9.84%) Software Testing
11 5 (8.20%) Business Transformation
11 5 (8.20%) OOP
12 3 (4.92%) User Stories
12 3 (4.92%) Test Strategy
12 3 (4.92%) Mentoring
12 3 (4.92%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (54.10%) Java
2 11 (18.03%) SQL
3 10 (16.39%) C#
4 7 (11.48%) Ruby
5 5 (8.20%) Groovy
5 5 (8.20%) JavaScript
6 4 (6.56%) Shell Script
7 3 (4.92%) PHP
7 3 (4.92%) Python
8 1 (1.64%) Scala
8 1 (1.64%) VBScript
8 1 (1.64%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (4.92%) Degree
1 3 (4.92%) ISEB
2 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.64%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (26.23%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (8.20%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (8.20%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.92%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (3.28%) Adobe
3 2 (3.28%) Oracle
4 1 (1.64%) ExactTarget
4 1 (1.64%) Green Hat
4 1 (1.64%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.64%) Google
4 1 (1.64%) Remedy
4 1 (1.64%) BMC
4 1 (1.64%) HP