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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Analyst
Rank 59 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Analyst 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.17% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£340 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.46% +6.66%
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
542 413 373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 94.76% 93.65% 92.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 405 278 221
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 24 26
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.87 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.17% -4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £11.21 £11.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £18.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 6 (85.71%) HP Quality Center
1 6 (85.71%) Automation Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Test Scripting
2 5 (71.43%) Selenium
2 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
3 4 (57.14%) TestNG
3 4 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (57.14%) Load Testing
3 4 (57.14%) .NET Framework
3 4 (57.14%) JIRA
3 4 (57.14%) Software Testing
3 4 (57.14%) ISTQB
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) TDD
3 4 (57.14%) Subversion
3 4 (57.14%) Maven
3 4 (57.14%) JMeter
3 4 (57.14%) Bugzilla
3 4 (57.14%) Scrum
3 4 (57.14%) C#
3 4 (57.14%) Java
3 4 (57.14%) .NET
3 4 (57.14%) Ant
3 4 (57.14%) JUnit
3 4 (57.14%) SharePoint
3 4 (57.14%) Client/Server
3 4 (57.14%) ISEB
3 4 (57.14%) Kanban
3 4 (57.14%) TortoiseSVN
3 4 (57.14%) WebDriver

Automation Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 4 (57.14%) SharePoint
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Selenium
2 4 (57.14%) TestNG
2 4 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (57.14%) JIRA
2 4 (57.14%) Subversion
2 4 (57.14%) Maven
2 4 (57.14%) JMeter
2 4 (57.14%) Bugzilla
2 4 (57.14%) Ant
2 4 (57.14%) JUnit
2 4 (57.14%) TortoiseSVN
2 4 (57.14%) WebDriver
2 4 (57.14%) Jenkins
3 2 (28.57%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (28.57%) LoadRunner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET Framework
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Client/Server
1 4 (57.14%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Automation Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Test Scripting
3 4 (57.14%) Load Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Software Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) TDD
3 4 (57.14%) Scrum
3 4 (57.14%) Kanban
3 4 (57.14%) BDD
3 4 (57.14%) Test Management
4 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
4 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C#
1 4 (57.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) ISTQB
2 4 (57.14%) ISEB
3 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 6 (85.71%) HP Quality Center