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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Engineer
Rank 62 61 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 35 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 3.43% 0.30% -
As % of the Job Titles category 3.72% 0.32% -
Number of daily rates quoted 23 0 0
Median daily rate £393 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £53.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £54.25 £36.00 -
% change year-on-year
+50.69% -
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
942 621 508
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 92.26% 94.38% 93.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 707 385 350
Median daily rate £375 £400 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £625 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 37 11
Median hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £27.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 9 December 2016.

Automation Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 32 (84.21%) SQL
2 30 (78.95%) HP
3 26 (68.42%) Security Cleared
4 22 (57.89%) SC Cleared
5 19 (50.00%) ITIL
5 19 (50.00%) Windows
6 18 (47.37%) Windows Server
7 17 (44.74%) JavaScript
8 16 (42.11%) Linux
8 16 (42.11%) Middleware
9 15 (39.47%) DV Cleared
9 15 (39.47%) HP Operations Orchestration
10 14 (36.84%) ITSM
10 14 (36.84%) Unix
10 14 (36.84%) CA
11 13 (34.21%) TCP/IP
11 13 (34.21%) Perl
11 13 (34.21%) VB
11 13 (34.21%) Shell Script
12 12 (31.58%) Python
12 12 (31.58%) BMC
12 12 (31.58%) HP SiteScope
12 12 (31.58%) SCOrch
13 11 (28.95%) Server Monitoring
13 11 (28.95%) OO
13 11 (28.95%) Jython
13 11 (28.95%) PowerShell
14 10 (26.32%) BladeLogic
14 10 (26.32%) Dell
14 10 (26.32%) Public Cloud

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 (2.63%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) HP Helion
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (34.21%) TCP/IP
2 5 (13.16%) Firewall
2 5 (13.16%) HTTP
2 5 (13.16%) HTTPS
2 5 (13.16%) iSCSI
2 5 (13.16%) NAS
2 5 (13.16%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Cucumber
1 4 (10.53%) Selenium
2 2 (5.26%) HP UFT
2 2 (5.26%) Sahi
2 2 (5.26%) WATIR
3 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (2.63%) French Language
1 1 (2.63%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (42.11%) Middleware
2 2 (5.26%) .NET
2 2 (5.26%) Web Services
2 2 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (26.32%) Public Cloud
2 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 19 (50.00%) Windows
2 18 (47.37%) Windows Server
3 16 (42.11%) Linux
4 14 (36.84%) Unix
5 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (50.00%) ITIL
2 14 (36.84%) ITSM
3 11 (28.95%) OO
3 11 (28.95%) Server Monitoring
4 6 (15.79%) Software Distribution
5 5 (13.16%) Virtual Environments
6 4 (10.53%) QA Automation
6 4 (10.53%) TDD
7 2 (5.26%) BDD
7 2 (5.26%) Change Control
7 2 (5.26%) Change Management
7 2 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (5.26%) Incident Management
7 2 (5.26%) Open Source
7 2 (5.26%) Problem Management
7 2 (5.26%) Quality Management
7 2 (5.26%) Test Automation
8 1 (2.63%) DevOps
8 1 (2.63%) Migration
8 1 (2.63%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (84.21%) SQL
2 17 (44.74%) JavaScript
3 13 (34.21%) Perl
3 13 (34.21%) Shell Script
3 13 (34.21%) VB
4 12 (31.58%) Python
5 11 (28.95%) Jython
5 11 (28.95%) PowerShell
6 5 (13.16%) Java
7 2 (5.26%) Ruby
8 1 (2.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 26 (68.42%) Security Cleared
2 22 (57.89%) SC Cleared
3 15 (39.47%) DV Cleared
4 3 (7.89%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.63%) Degree
5 1 (2.63%) OCA
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) QA
2 1 (2.63%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (13.16%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (39.47%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 12 (31.58%) HP SiteScope
2 12 (31.58%) SCOrch
3 10 (26.32%) BladeLogic
3 10 (26.32%) Puppet
4 8 (21.05%) Tivoli
5 3 (7.89%) SCCM
6 2 (5.26%) MOM
6 2 (5.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 2 (5.26%) SCOM
6 2 (5.26%) WSUS
7 1 (2.63%) OVPA
Vendors
1 30 (78.95%) HP
2 14 (36.84%) CA
3 12 (31.58%) BMC
4 10 (26.32%) Dell
5 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
6 2 (5.26%) Symantec