The first table below looks at the demand for the Automation Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automation Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South East region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Analyst
Rank 228 221 240
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +19
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Analyst 14 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.11% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 3
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£300 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £375 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £375 £341
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £375 £335
% change year-on-year
-18.00% +11.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8449 7860 9074
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.79% 92.72% 91.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 4615 4107 4138
Average daily rate £350 £355 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 399 529 640
Average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Automation Analyst
England

Automation Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Automation Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Automation Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Automation Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Automation Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Automation Analyst across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Automation Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Automation Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Automation Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Automation Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Analyst within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. 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
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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
Hampshire -6 9 £245 - 1
Berkshire -1 3 £450 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £300 - 1
East Sussex - 1 - -
Surrey - - - -
Automation Analyst
England

Automation Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Automation 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 Analyst in their job title.

1 14 (50.00%) Selenium
2 12 (42.86%) QuickTest Pro
2 12 (42.86%) C#
3 11 (39.29%) Test Automation
4 9 (32.14%) WebDriver
4 9 (32.14%) BDD
4 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (28.57%) Scrum
5 8 (28.57%) SQL
5 8 (28.57%) HP
6 7 (25.00%) Java
6 7 (25.00%) Finance
6 7 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
7 6 (21.43%) Test Scripting
7 6 (21.43%) JMeter
7 6 (21.43%) ISTQB
7 6 (21.43%) VB
7 6 (21.43%) .NET
8 5 (17.86%) Oracle
8 5 (17.86%) CRM
8 5 (17.86%) Web Services
8 5 (17.86%) Automated Testing
8 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
8 5 (17.86%) Cucumber
8 5 (17.86%) Jenkins
9 4 (14.29%) Automation Testing
9 4 (14.29%) Test Strategy
9 4 (14.29%) Software Testing
9 4 (14.29%) QA
9 4 (14.29%) JIRA

Automation Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Automation 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 Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.57%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 14 (50.00%) Selenium
2 12 (42.86%) QuickTest Pro
3 9 (32.14%) WebDriver
4 6 (21.43%) JMeter
5 5 (17.86%) Cucumber
5 5 (17.86%) Jenkins
6 4 (14.29%) JIRA
6 4 (14.29%) JUnit
7 3 (10.71%) Maven
7 3 (10.71%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (10.71%) SoapUI
7 3 (10.71%) Zephyr
8 2 (7.14%) Behat
8 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
8 2 (7.14%) LoadRunner
8 2 (7.14%) Ant
8 2 (7.14%) Visual Studio
9 1 (3.57%) FitNesse
9 1 (3.57%) RSpec
9 1 (3.57%) SpecFlow
General
1 7 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.14%) Automotive
3 1 (3.57%) Retail
3 1 (3.57%) Marketing
3 1 (3.57%) Electronics
3 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (21.43%) .NET
2 5 (17.86%) Web Services
3 4 (14.29%) HTML
4 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET
4 3 (10.71%) JSP
4 3 (10.71%) SOAP
4 3 (10.71%) Gherkin
5 1 (3.57%) CSS
5 1 (3.57%) XML
5 1 (3.57%) WCF
5 1 (3.57%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.57%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
1 1 (3.57%) Windows
1 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
1 1 (3.57%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Test Automation
2 9 (32.14%) BDD
2 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (28.57%) Scrum
4 6 (21.43%) Test Scripting
5 5 (17.86%) CRM
5 5 (17.86%) Automated Testing
6 4 (14.29%) Automation Testing
6 4 (14.29%) Test Strategy
6 4 (14.29%) Software Testing
7 3 (10.71%) Knowledge Management
7 3 (10.71%) Project Management
7 3 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (7.14%) User Stories
8 2 (7.14%) Functional Testing
8 2 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (7.14%) Performance Testing
8 2 (7.14%) Unit Testing
8 2 (7.14%) TDD
8 2 (7.14%) OO
Programming Languages
1 12 (42.86%) C#
2 8 (28.57%) SQL
3 7 (25.00%) Java
4 6 (21.43%) VB
5 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 3 (10.71%) PHP
7 2 (7.14%) VBScript
8 1 (3.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) ISTQB
2 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
3 4 (14.29%) ISEB
4 3 (10.71%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (3.57%) Puppet
2 1 (3.57%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) HP
2 5 (17.86%) Oracle
3 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.14%) Siebel
4 2 (7.14%) SAP
5 1 (3.57%) Appcelerator
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