The table below looks at the statistics for the Automation Test Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the North West 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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation Analyst
Rank 157 - 138
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Test Analyst 13 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.32% - 0.065%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% - 0.069%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 1
Average daily rate £340 - £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £110.00
Automation Test Analyst
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 West 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 West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3793 3688 2913
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.28% 94.25% 94.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2285 1963 1534
Average daily rate £400 £385 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 222 208
Average hourly rate £18.80 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.93% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.22 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £49.50 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Automation Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Automation Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Automation Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Automation Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Automation Test Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Test Analyst within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester - 8 £306 - 3
Automation Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (65.00%) SQL
2 12 (60.00%) Software Testing
2 12 (60.00%) JIRA
2 12 (60.00%) Test Scripting
3 11 (55.00%) Cucumber
3 11 (55.00%) Selenium
3 11 (55.00%) Java
4 10 (50.00%) TDD
4 10 (50.00%) Waterfall
5 9 (45.00%) BDD
5 9 (45.00%) Jenkins
5 9 (45.00%) WebDriver
5 9 (45.00%) C#
5 9 (45.00%) PL/SQL
5 9 (45.00%) XML
5 9 (45.00%) Ruby
5 9 (45.00%) V-Model
5 9 (45.00%) HP UFT
6 8 (40.00%) HP
6 8 (40.00%) Algorithms
7 6 (30.00%) Security Testing
7 6 (30.00%) Information Assurance
7 6 (30.00%) Test Automation
8 5 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (20.00%) Performance Testing
9 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
9 4 (20.00%) Citrix
10 3 (15.00%) Automated Testing
10 3 (15.00%) Automation Testing

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (60.00%) JIRA
2 11 (55.00%) Cucumber
2 11 (55.00%) Selenium
3 9 (45.00%) HP UFT
3 9 (45.00%) Jenkins
3 9 (45.00%) WebDriver
4 2 (10.00%) eggPlant
4 2 (10.00%) JMeter
General
1 1 (5.00%) Games
1 1 (5.00%) Online Betting
1 1 (5.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (60.00%) Software Testing
2 12 (60.00%) Test Scripting
3 10 (50.00%) TDD
3 10 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 9 (45.00%) BDD
4 9 (45.00%) V-Model
5 6 (30.00%) Information Assurance
5 6 (30.00%) Security Testing
5 6 (30.00%) Test Automation
6 4 (20.00%) Performance Testing
7 3 (15.00%) Automated Testing
7 3 (15.00%) Automation Testing
7 3 (15.00%) Defect Management
8 1 (5.00%) Functional Testing
8 1 (5.00%) Manual Testing
8 1 (5.00%) QA Automation
8 1 (5.00%) System Testing
8 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (5.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) SQL
2 11 (55.00%) Java
3 9 (45.00%) C#
3 9 (45.00%) PL/SQL
3 9 (45.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) ISEB
1 2 (10.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) HP
2 4 (20.00%) Citrix
Manchester, Lancashire
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