The table below looks at the statistics for the Automation Test 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 Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Test Analyst
Rank 59 - 36
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Test Analyst 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.45% - 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% - 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£358 - £270
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £350 £241
% change year-on-year
+6.42% +45.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.00
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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
628 538 283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 93.18% 90.12% 91.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 315 119
Average daily rate £345 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.45% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £194 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £462 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 28 29
Average hourly rate £12.00 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.34 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £34.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.85%

Automation Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Automation Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Automation Test 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 Test Analyst across the North East region.

Automation Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Automation Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East region that cited Automation Test 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 Test Analyst in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) WATIR
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Sahi
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Mustache
3 1 (33.33%) Sass

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

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East region that cited Automation Test 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 Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Node.js
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (33.33%) WATIR
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Sahi
2 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) Mustache
1 1 (33.33%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) HP
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