The table below looks at the statistics for the Automation Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automation Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Analyst
Rank 50 - 37
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Analyst 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.18% - 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% - 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£375 - £270
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £344 £270
% change year-on-year
+1.81% +27.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the North East 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
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
526 437 293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 92.12% 89.92% 92.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 247 111
Average daily rate £347 £275 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.35% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 36 35
Average hourly rate £14.25 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.17% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.55 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.85%

Automation Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Automation Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Automation Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Automation Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Automation Analyst
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East region that cited Automation Analyst 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 Analyst in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) WATIR
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Sahi
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) VCP4
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
1 1 (100.00%) Mustache
1 1 (100.00%) Sass

Automation Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East region that cited Automation Analyst 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 Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (100.00%) WATIR
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Sahi
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Mustache
1 1 (100.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA