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 6 March 2015 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Analyst
Rank 240 221 218
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -3
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Analyst 14 23 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.26% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.29% 0.072%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 18 3
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£375 £350 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +29.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £275 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £344
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £344 £270
% change year-on-year
+1.81% +27.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Automation Analyst
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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 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
8672 7951 6973
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.64% 91.31% 91.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 4648 4245 3334
Average daily rate £375 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £218 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 397 447 586
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.85%

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 6 March 2015.

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 6 March 2015. 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 6 £375 +7.14%
Berkshire -10 4 £425 +30.76% 1
East Sussex - 3 £350 - 1
Kent - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Automation Analyst
England

Automation Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 19 (79.17%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (62.50%) Selenium
3 13 (54.17%) Java
3 13 (54.17%) Cucumber
4 11 (45.83%) Scrum
5 10 (41.67%) BDD
6 9 (37.50%) Test Scripting
6 9 (37.50%) Automation Testing
7 8 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (29.17%) Automated Testing
8 7 (29.17%) C#
8 7 (29.17%) .NET
8 7 (29.17%) QuickTest Pro
8 7 (29.17%) SpecFlow
8 7 (29.17%) Test Automation
9 6 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
9 6 (25.00%) Waterfall
9 6 (25.00%) E-Commerce
9 6 (25.00%) TDD
9 6 (25.00%) JIRA
10 5 (20.83%) Web Services
11 4 (16.67%) SQL
11 4 (16.67%) ISTQB
11 4 (16.67%) Integration Testing
11 4 (16.67%) SoapUI
11 4 (16.67%) Functional Testing
12 3 (12.50%) WebDriver
12 3 (12.50%) Test Strategy
12 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
12 3 (12.50%) Coaching

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 15 (62.50%) Selenium
2 13 (54.17%) Cucumber
3 7 (29.17%) SpecFlow
3 7 (29.17%) QuickTest Pro
4 6 (25.00%) JIRA
5 4 (16.67%) SoapUI
6 3 (12.50%) WebDriver
7 2 (8.33%) IntelliJ
8 1 (4.17%) JUnit
8 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
8 1 (4.17%) Eclipse
8 1 (4.17%) JMeter
8 1 (4.17%) Xcode
8 1 (4.17%) Subversion
8 1 (4.17%) Calabash
8 1 (4.17%) eggPlant
8 1 (4.17%) Appium
8 1 (4.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (4.17%) Rational Functional Tester
8 1 (4.17%) TestNG
General
1 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
1 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.17%) Military
2 1 (4.17%) Banking
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) .NET
2 5 (20.83%) Web Services
3 3 (12.50%) SOAP
4 2 (8.33%) .NET Framework
4 2 (8.33%) Gherkin
5 1 (4.17%) Spring
5 1 (4.17%) HTML
5 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
5 1 (4.17%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (4.17%) Robotics
1 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
1 1 (4.17%) Android
1 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (79.17%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (45.83%) Scrum
3 10 (41.67%) BDD
4 9 (37.50%) Automation Testing
4 9 (37.50%) Test Scripting
5 8 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (29.17%) Automated Testing
6 7 (29.17%) Test Automation
7 6 (25.00%) Waterfall
7 6 (25.00%) TDD
7 6 (25.00%) E-Commerce
8 4 (16.67%) Integration Testing
8 4 (16.67%) Functional Testing
9 3 (12.50%) Test Strategy
9 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
9 3 (12.50%) Coaching
10 2 (8.33%) Software Testing
10 2 (8.33%) Test Management
10 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
10 2 (8.33%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) Java
2 7 (29.17%) C#
3 4 (16.67%) SQL
4 3 (12.50%) Ruby
5 2 (8.33%) C++
5 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) ISEB
3 1 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (4.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (4.17%) Degree
3 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (8.33%) HP
1 2 (8.33%) ESRI
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle
2 1 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
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