The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Scotland region that had Automation Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automation Engineer
UK / Scotland
Rank 89 129 -
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 17 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.98% 0.039% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% 0.041% -
Number of daily rates quoted 15 1 0
Median daily rate £335 £423 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.71% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £356
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +17.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.50 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1654 2420 2626
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 95.28% 94.02% 95.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 960 1283 1467
Median daily rate £368 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.28% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 29 58
Median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +14.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.84 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +6.92%

Automation Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Automation Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Automation Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Automation Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Automation Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Automation Engineer across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

Automation Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Automation Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 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
Renfrewshire +26 10 £327 -22.72% 1
Edinburgh - 7 £450 -
Automation Engineer
UK

Automation Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 Scotland region featuring Automation Engineer in the job title.

1 17 (58.62%) Puppet
2 16 (55.17%) PowerShell
3 15 (51.72%) Windows
4 14 (48.28%) Windows Server
5 13 (44.83%) Microsoft
6 12 (41.38%) SC Cleared
6 12 (41.38%) Security Cleared
7 10 (34.48%) Git (software)
7 10 (34.48%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (34.48%) XAML
7 10 (34.48%) IIS
7 10 (34.48%) C#
7 10 (34.48%) .NET
7 10 (34.48%) Continuous Delivery
7 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (31.03%) MS Excel
8 9 (31.03%) Open Source
8 9 (31.03%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (27.59%) SQL
9 8 (27.59%) JavaScript
10 7 (24.14%) Linux
10 7 (24.14%) HP
10 7 (24.14%) Middleware
11 6 (20.69%) vRealize
11 6 (20.69%) SCOrch
11 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (20.69%) Jython
11 6 (20.69%) BladeLogic
11 6 (20.69%) HP Operations Orchestration
11 6 (20.69%) Dell

Automation Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 10 (34.48%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (31.03%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) PaaS
2 1 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.45%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) Firewall
1 3 (10.34%) HTTP
1 3 (10.34%) HTTPS
1 3 (10.34%) Internet
1 3 (10.34%) iSCSI
1 3 (10.34%) NAS
1 3 (10.34%) SAN
2 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.45%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (34.48%) Git (software)
1 10 (34.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (10.34%) JIRA
General
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (34.48%) .NET
2 7 (24.14%) Middleware
3 1 (3.45%) J2EE
3 1 (3.45%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Private Cloud
1 4 (13.79%) Public Cloud
2 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.90%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 1 (3.45%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 15 (51.72%) Windows
2 14 (48.28%) Windows Server
3 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (24.14%) Linux
5 3 (10.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (6.90%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) Continuous Delivery
2 9 (31.03%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (31.03%) Open Source
3 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (20.69%) ITIL
3 6 (20.69%) OO
4 5 (17.24%) ITSM
5 3 (10.34%) BDD
5 3 (10.34%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (10.34%) Software Distribution
5 3 (10.34%) Test Scripting
5 3 (10.34%) Virtual Environments
6 1 (3.45%) Automated Testing
6 1 (3.45%) DevOps
6 1 (3.45%) Integration Testing
6 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.45%) Migration
6 1 (3.45%) QA Automation
6 1 (3.45%) Server Monitoring
6 1 (3.45%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 16 (55.17%) PowerShell
2 10 (34.48%) C#
2 10 (34.48%) XAML
3 8 (27.59%) JavaScript
3 8 (27.59%) SQL
4 6 (20.69%) Jython
4 6 (20.69%) Python
5 4 (13.79%) Java
6 2 (6.90%) Perl
7 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (41.38%) SC Cleared
1 12 (41.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) VCAP
2 1 (3.45%) VCP6
2 1 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
1 3 (10.34%) vSphere
2 1 (3.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 17 (58.62%) Puppet
2 6 (20.69%) BladeLogic
2 6 (20.69%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 6 (20.69%) SCOrch
2 6 (20.69%) vRealize
3 2 (6.90%) Ansible
4 1 (3.45%) HP SiteScope
4 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (3.45%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 13 (44.83%) Microsoft
2 7 (24.14%) HP
3 6 (20.69%) BMC
3 6 (20.69%) CA
3 6 (20.69%) Dell
4 4 (13.79%) VMware
5 3 (10.34%) Red Hat
6 2 (6.90%) Cisco
7 1 (3.45%) EMC
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