The table below looks at the statistics for the Automation Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Norfolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automation Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Engineer
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £39.00 -
% change year-on-year
-23.07% -
Automation Engineer
East of 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 Norfolk 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
Norfolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
258 176 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 85.15% 94.62% 96.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 102 85
Average daily rate £325 £250 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £125 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 16 25
Average hourly rate £18.87 £18.90 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.18% +18.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.63 £8.00 £9.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.75 £22.50 £26.39
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

Automation Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Automation Engineer in the job title across the Norfolk region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Automation Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

Automation Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

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

Automation Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

Automation Engineer
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Norfolk region that cited Automation Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) OOP
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) QA
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
1 3 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 3 (100.00%) User Stories
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) HTTP
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) WatiN
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills

Automation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Norfolk region that cited Automation Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (33.33%) WatiN
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) OOP
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
1 3 (100.00%) User Stories
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft