The table below looks at the statistics for the Automation Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales 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 27 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Analyst
Rank 60 44 -
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Analyst 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.54% 0.50% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.54% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£333 £335 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.74% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £323 £275
% change year-on-year
+3.87% +17.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Automation Analyst
Wales

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 Wales 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 Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
533 369 357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 95.69% 92.71% 92.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 376 200 211
Average daily rate £350 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 34 26
Average hourly rate £12.21 £15.00 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.60% +1.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £12.50 £10.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £19.17 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

Automation Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Automation Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Automation Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Automation Analyst Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Automation Analyst
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 27 November 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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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
Cardiff - 1 - -
Automation Analyst
Wales

Automation Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
1 5 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) WebDriver
2 4 (80.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (80.00%) Automation Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (80.00%) Kanban
2 4 (80.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (80.00%) JIRA
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 4 (80.00%) .NET
3 3 (60.00%) Ant
3 3 (60.00%) JUnit
3 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (60.00%) Client/Server
3 3 (60.00%) ISEB
3 3 (60.00%) Java
3 3 (60.00%) TDD
3 3 (60.00%) Subversion
3 3 (60.00%) Maven
3 3 (60.00%) Test Management
3 3 (60.00%) JMeter
3 3 (60.00%) Bugzilla
3 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) TestNG

Automation Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
1 5 (100.00%) WebDriver
2 4 (80.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (80.00%) JIRA
3 3 (60.00%) Ant
3 3 (60.00%) JUnit
3 3 (60.00%) Subversion
3 3 (60.00%) Maven
3 3 (60.00%) JMeter
3 3 (60.00%) Bugzilla
3 3 (60.00%) TestNG
3 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (60.00%) TortoiseSVN
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET Framework
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Client/Server
1 3 (60.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Load Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Automation Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (80.00%) Kanban
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
3 3 (60.00%) TDD
3 3 (60.00%) Test Management
3 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (60.00%) BDD
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) ISEB
2 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) HP Quality Center