The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Newcastle upon Tyne region that had Automation Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Engineer
Rank 120 58 45
Rank change year-on-year
-62 -13
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.15% 0.17% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.18% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £250 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +7.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £430 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +22.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Automation Engineer
Tyne and Wear

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Newcastle upon Tyne 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
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1163 548 359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 87.64% 95.47% 94.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 763 348 258
Median daily rate £321 £373 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.82% +7.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £540 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 59 20
Median hourly rate £28.00 £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.66% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £18.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

Automation Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Newcastle upon Tyne region that featured Automation Engineer in the job title.

Automation Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Automation Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Automation Engineer across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Automation Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Automation Engineer Skill Set
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, Automation Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Newcastle upon Tyne region featuring Automation Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VB
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) Tivoli
1 2 (100.00%) MOM
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) HP SiteScope
1 2 (100.00%) CA
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Unicenter
2 1 (50.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (50.00%) Server Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) SCOM
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) BMC
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) DB2

Automation Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) HP SiteScope
1 2 (100.00%) MOM
1 2 (100.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (50.00%) SCOM
2 1 (50.00%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) CA
2 1 (50.00%) BMC
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) ServiceNow