The table below looks at the statistics for the Automation Test Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland 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 25 November 2014 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Test Analyst
Rank 126 118 113
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -5
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Test Analyst 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.036% 0.040% 0.042%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.043% 0.044%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £300 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £275
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +16.36%
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 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
2639 2317 2253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 94.01% 92.46% 94.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1426 1150 1144
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £220 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 87 102
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £36.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

Automation Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Automation Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Automation Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Automation Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Automation Test Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Automation Test Analyst across the Scotland region.

Automation Test Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Automation Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 4 (80.00%) Selenium
2 3 (60.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (40.00%) WinRunner
4 1 (20.00%) BDD
4 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (20.00%) Zephyr
4 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) JIRA
4 1 (20.00%) Maven
4 1 (20.00%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) WebDriver

Automation Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (20.00%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Selenium
2 3 (60.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (40.00%) WinRunner
4 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (20.00%) Zephyr
4 1 (20.00%) JIRA
4 1 (20.00%) Maven
4 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
4 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (20.00%) JUnit
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (20.00%) JSP
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) BDD
2 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Test Management
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) VB
2 1 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) HP