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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automation Engineer
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
Rank 69 60 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 15 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 2.05% 0.16% -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.17% 0.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Median daily rate £371 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £53.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.50 £36.00 -
% change year-on-year
+48.61% -

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
690 600 369
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 94.13% 93.60% 93.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 501 376 250
Median daily rate £375 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 25 9
Median hourly rate £22.50 £19.75 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.92% +54.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.76 £10.50 £10.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £27.95 £21.82
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Automation Engineer across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

Automation Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Automation Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Automation Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Automation Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 33 (76.74%) SQL
2 31 (72.09%) HP
3 30 (69.77%) Security Cleared
4 23 (53.49%) SC Cleared
5 20 (46.51%) ITIL
5 20 (46.51%) Windows
6 19 (44.19%) Windows Server
7 17 (39.53%) Linux
7 17 (39.53%) JavaScript
8 16 (37.21%) Middleware
8 16 (37.21%) DV Cleared
9 15 (34.88%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 15 (34.88%) Unix
10 14 (32.56%) Perl
10 14 (32.56%) VB
10 14 (32.56%) TCP/IP
10 14 (32.56%) CA
10 14 (32.56%) Shell Script
10 14 (32.56%) ITSM
11 13 (30.23%) HP SiteScope
12 12 (27.91%) Server Monitoring
12 12 (27.91%) SCOrch
12 12 (27.91%) BMC
12 12 (27.91%) Python
13 11 (25.58%) OO
13 11 (25.58%) Jython
13 11 (25.58%) PowerShell
13 11 (25.58%) Puppet
14 10 (23.26%) Public Cloud
14 10 (23.26%) BladeLogic

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.65%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 14 (32.56%) TCP/IP
2 5 (11.63%) Firewall
2 5 (11.63%) HTTP
2 5 (11.63%) HTTPS
2 5 (11.63%) iSCSI
2 5 (11.63%) NAS
2 5 (11.63%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Cucumber
1 4 (9.30%) Selenium
2 2 (4.65%) HP UFT
2 2 (4.65%) Sahi
2 2 (4.65%) WATIR
3 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (2.33%) French Language
1 1 (2.33%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (37.21%) Middleware
2 2 (4.65%) .NET
2 2 (4.65%) Web Services
2 2 (4.65%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.26%) Public Cloud
2 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (46.51%) Windows
2 19 (44.19%) Windows Server
3 17 (39.53%) Linux
4 15 (34.88%) Unix
5 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (46.51%) ITIL
2 14 (32.56%) ITSM
3 12 (27.91%) Server Monitoring
4 11 (25.58%) OO
5 6 (13.95%) Software Distribution
6 5 (11.63%) DevOps
6 5 (11.63%) Virtual Environments
7 4 (9.30%) QA Automation
7 4 (9.30%) TDD
8 3 (6.98%) Change Control
8 3 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (6.98%) Incident Management
8 3 (6.98%) Problem Management
8 3 (6.98%) Quality Management
9 2 (4.65%) BDD
9 2 (4.65%) Change Management
9 2 (4.65%) Open Source
9 2 (4.65%) Test Automation
10 1 (2.33%) Migration
10 1 (2.33%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (76.74%) SQL
2 17 (39.53%) JavaScript
3 14 (32.56%) Perl
3 14 (32.56%) Shell Script
3 14 (32.56%) VB
4 12 (27.91%) Python
5 11 (25.58%) Jython
5 11 (25.58%) PowerShell
6 5 (11.63%) Java
7 2 (4.65%) Ruby
7 2 (4.65%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 30 (69.77%) Security Cleared
2 23 (53.49%) SC Cleared
3 16 (37.21%) DV Cleared
4 3 (6.98%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.33%) Degree
5 1 (2.33%) OCA
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (11.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (34.88%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 13 (30.23%) HP SiteScope
3 12 (27.91%) SCOrch
4 11 (25.58%) Puppet
5 10 (23.26%) BladeLogic
6 8 (18.60%) Tivoli
7 3 (6.98%) SCCM
8 2 (4.65%) MOM
8 2 (4.65%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 2 (4.65%) SCOM
8 2 (4.65%) WSUS
9 1 (2.33%) Ansible
9 1 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (2.33%) OVPA
Vendors
1 31 (72.09%) HP
2 14 (32.56%) CA
3 12 (27.91%) BMC
4 10 (23.26%) Dell
5 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
6 2 (4.65%) Symantec