The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Norfolk region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Engineer
Rank 32 26 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 1.37% 0.61% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.61% 0.62% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £278 £348
% change year-on-year
+39.63% -20.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £29.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -17.14%
Job Titles Category
Norfolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
186 161 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 84.93% 97.58% 95.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 96 104
Average daily rate £250 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £185 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 27 15
Average hourly rate £28.75 £18.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.72% -2.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.65 £12.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £37.50 £25.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.47 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -2.94%
Automation Engineer
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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 27 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 11 July 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%) BDD
1 3 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 3 (100.00%) User Stories
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
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

Automation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) OOP
1 3 (100.00%) OO
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
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