The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North East region that had Automation Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Engineer
Rank 70 78 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 36 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.85% 0.21% -
As % of the Job Titles category 3.07% 0.22% -
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
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 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
1173 917 786
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 92.87% 94.54% 93.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 807 548 523
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 65 34
Median hourly rate £21.50 £17.77 £14.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.99% +23.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.11 £12.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £27.50 £29.55
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 the North East

The demand trend of IT contracts across the North East region that featured Automation Engineer in the job title.

Automation Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Automation Engineer
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 Engineer across the North East region.

Automation Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Automation Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Automation Engineer across the North East region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

Automation Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Automation Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Engineer within the North East region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +2 35 £393 -
Automation Engineer
England

Automation Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 10 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 North East region featuring Automation Engineer in the job title.

1 33 (84.62%) SQL
2 31 (79.49%) HP
3 27 (69.23%) Security Cleared
4 23 (58.97%) SC Cleared
5 20 (51.28%) Windows
6 19 (48.72%) ITIL
6 19 (48.72%) Windows Server
7 17 (43.59%) Linux
7 17 (43.59%) JavaScript
8 16 (41.03%) Middleware
9 15 (38.46%) Unix
9 15 (38.46%) DV Cleared
9 15 (38.46%) HP Operations Orchestration
10 14 (35.90%) Perl
10 14 (35.90%) VB
10 14 (35.90%) TCP/IP
10 14 (35.90%) CA
10 14 (35.90%) Shell Script
10 14 (35.90%) ITSM
11 13 (33.33%) HP SiteScope
12 12 (30.77%) Server Monitoring
12 12 (30.77%) SCOrch
12 12 (30.77%) BMC
12 12 (30.77%) Python
13 11 (28.21%) OO
13 11 (28.21%) Jython
13 11 (28.21%) PowerShell
14 10 (25.64%) BladeLogic
14 10 (25.64%) Dell
14 10 (25.64%) Public Cloud

Automation Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 (2.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) HP Helion
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (35.90%) TCP/IP
2 5 (12.82%) Firewall
2 5 (12.82%) HTTP
2 5 (12.82%) HTTPS
2 5 (12.82%) iSCSI
2 5 (12.82%) NAS
2 5 (12.82%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Cucumber
1 4 (10.26%) Selenium
2 2 (5.13%) HP UFT
2 2 (5.13%) Sahi
2 2 (5.13%) WATIR
3 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (2.56%) French Language
1 1 (2.56%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (41.03%) Middleware
2 2 (5.13%) .NET
2 2 (5.13%) Web Services
2 2 (5.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.64%) Public Cloud
2 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (51.28%) Windows
2 19 (48.72%) Windows Server
3 17 (43.59%) Linux
4 15 (38.46%) Unix
5 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (48.72%) ITIL
2 14 (35.90%) ITSM
3 12 (30.77%) Server Monitoring
4 11 (28.21%) OO
5 6 (15.38%) Software Distribution
6 5 (12.82%) Virtual Environments
7 4 (10.26%) QA Automation
7 4 (10.26%) TDD
8 2 (5.13%) BDD
8 2 (5.13%) Change Control
8 2 (5.13%) Change Management
8 2 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (5.13%) Incident Management
8 2 (5.13%) Open Source
8 2 (5.13%) Problem Management
8 2 (5.13%) Quality Management
8 2 (5.13%) Test Automation
9 1 (2.56%) DevOps
9 1 (2.56%) Migration
9 1 (2.56%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (84.62%) SQL
2 17 (43.59%) JavaScript
3 14 (35.90%) Perl
3 14 (35.90%) Shell Script
3 14 (35.90%) VB
4 12 (30.77%) Python
5 11 (28.21%) Jython
5 11 (28.21%) PowerShell
6 5 (12.82%) Java
7 2 (5.13%) Ruby
8 1 (2.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 27 (69.23%) Security Cleared
2 23 (58.97%) SC Cleared
3 15 (38.46%) DV Cleared
4 3 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.56%) Degree
5 1 (2.56%) OCA
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (12.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (38.46%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 13 (33.33%) HP SiteScope
3 12 (30.77%) SCOrch
4 10 (25.64%) BladeLogic
4 10 (25.64%) Puppet
5 9 (23.08%) Tivoli
6 3 (7.69%) SCCM
7 2 (5.13%) MOM
7 2 (5.13%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 2 (5.13%) SCOM
7 2 (5.13%) WSUS
8 1 (2.56%) OVPA
Vendors
1 31 (79.49%) HP
2 14 (35.90%) CA
3 12 (30.77%) BMC
4 10 (25.64%) Dell
5 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
6 2 (5.13%) Symantec
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