The table below looks at the statistics 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 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Analyst
Rank 218 234 219
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -15
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Analyst 28 29 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.33% 0.30% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.32% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 12 18
Average daily rate £375 £350 £326
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £445 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
- +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Automation 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 South 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8053 8945 7991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.06% 93.74% 93.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4857 4786 4155
Average daily rate £385 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 407 436 470
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.40 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.57% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 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
Oxfordshire - 10 £500 - 1
Hampshire +3 7 £358 +0.70% 2
Berkshire +6 5 £375 -6.25% 3
Buckinghamshire +15 4 £300 -
East Sussex +9 1 £320 -8.57% 2
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England

Automation Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 34 (56.67%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (45.00%) BDD
3 26 (43.33%) Automated Testing
4 23 (38.33%) Test Automation
5 20 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 19 (31.67%) SQL
7 18 (30.00%) Microsoft
8 17 (28.33%) Oracle
8 17 (28.33%) Web Services
8 17 (28.33%) Cucumber
9 16 (26.67%) Selenium
10 15 (25.00%) C#
11 14 (23.33%) ISEB
11 14 (23.33%) Test Scripting
11 14 (23.33%) Software Testing
11 14 (23.33%) Automation Testing
12 13 (21.67%) WebDriver
12 13 (21.67%) QA
12 13 (21.67%) Manual Testing
13 12 (20.00%) Magento
13 12 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
13 12 (20.00%) E-Commerce
13 12 (20.00%) GitHub
13 12 (20.00%) Node.js
13 12 (20.00%) Functional Testing
14 11 (18.33%) Team Foundation Server
14 11 (18.33%) Docker
15 10 (16.67%) SpecFlow
15 10 (16.67%) Oracle Database
15 10 (16.67%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 12 (20.00%) Node.js
2 2 (3.33%) Confluence
2 2 (3.33%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (8.33%) MS Office
2 3 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (20.00%) Magento
2 2 (3.33%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 12 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (20.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.33%) H.323
1 2 (3.33%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 6 (10.00%) Data Mining
3 5 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (8.33%) Relational Database
4 3 (5.00%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (3.33%) MySQL
5 2 (3.33%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.67%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 17 (28.33%) Cucumber
2 16 (26.67%) Selenium
3 13 (21.67%) WebDriver
4 11 (18.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (16.67%) SpecFlow
6 9 (15.00%) HP UFT
7 6 (10.00%) FitNesse
7 6 (10.00%) NCrunch
7 6 (10.00%) WatiN
8 5 (8.33%) JIRA
8 5 (8.33%) MSTest
8 5 (8.33%) SoapUI
9 4 (6.67%) Jenkins
9 4 (6.67%) TeamCity
10 3 (5.00%) Visual Studio
11 2 (3.33%) JMeter
11 2 (3.33%) Oracle Forms
11 2 (3.33%) Subversion
11 2 (3.33%) Toad
11 2 (3.33%) WATIR
General
1 10 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (5.00%) Legal
3 2 (3.33%) Automotive
4 1 (1.67%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (28.33%) Web Services
2 8 (13.33%) XML
3 7 (11.67%) .NET
3 7 (11.67%) Gherkin
3 7 (11.67%) HTML
4 4 (6.67%) ASP.NET
4 4 (6.67%) SOAP
5 2 (3.33%) CSS
5 2 (3.33%) HTML5
6 1 (1.67%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.67%) Middleware
6 1 (1.67%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.67%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.67%) Linux
1 4 (6.67%) Windows
2 1 (1.67%) Unix
2 1 (1.67%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (56.67%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (45.00%) BDD
3 26 (43.33%) Automated Testing
4 23 (38.33%) Test Automation
5 14 (23.33%) Automation Testing
5 14 (23.33%) Software Testing
5 14 (23.33%) Test Scripting
6 13 (21.67%) Manual Testing
7 12 (20.00%) E-Commerce
7 12 (20.00%) Functional Testing
8 9 (15.00%) SDLC
8 9 (15.00%) Waterfall
9 7 (11.67%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (11.67%) TDD
10 6 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (10.00%) Scrum
10 6 (10.00%) Test Planning
10 6 (10.00%) Usability Testing
11 5 (8.33%) CRM
11 5 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 19 (31.67%) SQL
3 15 (25.00%) C#
4 9 (15.00%) Java
5 6 (10.00%) VB
6 5 (8.33%) PL/SQL
6 5 (8.33%) Ruby
7 3 (5.00%) PowerShell
8 2 (3.33%) Python
8 2 (3.33%) VBA
9 1 (1.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (23.33%) ISEB
2 8 (13.33%) ISTQB
3 7 (11.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 6 (10.00%) Security Cleared
5 5 (8.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 4 (6.67%) DV Cleared
7 2 (3.33%) Degree
7 2 (3.33%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (21.67%) QA
2 2 (3.33%) FedRAMP
3 1 (1.67%) SDET
3 1 (1.67%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (18.33%) Docker
2 2 (3.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (15.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.67%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 18 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (28.33%) Oracle
3 8 (13.33%) HP
4 6 (10.00%) SAP
5 1 (1.67%) Remedy
5 1 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.67%) Telerik
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