The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Surrey region that had Automation Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 31 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Engineer
Rank 87 90 84
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 12 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.94% 0.30% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 0.31% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 2
Median daily rate £500 £425 £568
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -25.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £425 £454
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £425 £682
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Automation Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey 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
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1216 1272 1197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 94.93% 94.71% 94.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 837 724 704
Median daily rate £415 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.87% +14.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 55 59
Median hourly rate £22.50 £15.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.54% -10.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £47.50 £135.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -2.06%

Automation Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Surrey region that featured Automation Engineer in the job title.

Automation Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Automation Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Automation Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Automation Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Engineer within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leatherhead - 9 £500 -
Woking -2 2 £425 -
Epsom - 1 £500 -
Automation Engineer
South East

Automation Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 31 July 2016, Automation Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Surrey region featuring Automation Engineer in the job title.

1 13 (72.22%) Linux
1 13 (72.22%) Security Cleared
2 12 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 11 (61.11%) Ansible
3 11 (61.11%) Git (software)
4 10 (55.56%) DevOps
4 10 (55.56%) JBoss
4 10 (55.56%) Tomcat
4 10 (55.56%) Java
4 10 (55.56%) Unix
4 10 (55.56%) Subversion
5 4 (22.22%) Workflow
5 4 (22.22%) VMware
5 4 (22.22%) T-SQL
5 4 (22.22%) VB
5 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 4 (22.22%) SCOrch
5 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
5 4 (22.22%) SCCM
5 4 (22.22%) SCOM
6 3 (16.67%) Ruby
6 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (16.67%) Hadoop
6 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
6 3 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (16.67%) OpenStack
6 3 (16.67%) Big Data
6 3 (16.67%) Python
6 3 (16.67%) Perl

Automation Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (55.56%) JBoss
1 10 (55.56%) Tomcat
2 3 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (16.67%) OpenStack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Big Data
1 3 (16.67%) Hadoop
2 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 11 (61.11%) Git (software)
2 10 (55.56%) Subversion
3 1 (5.56%) Ant
3 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.56%) Gradle
3 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.56%) JIRA
3 1 (5.56%) Maven
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Behat
1 1 (5.56%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 13 (72.22%) Linux
2 10 (55.56%) Unix
3 3 (16.67%) Windows
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) DevOps
2 4 (22.22%) Workflow
3 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (11.11%) ITIL
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.56%) Black-Box Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (5.56%) Open Source
5 1 (5.56%) QA Automation
5 1 (5.56%) Regression Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Scrum
5 1 (5.56%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) Java
2 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 4 (22.22%) T-SQL
2 4 (22.22%) VB
3 3 (16.67%) Perl
3 3 (16.67%) Python
3 3 (16.67%) Ruby
4 2 (11.11%) SQL
5 1 (5.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (72.22%) Security Cleared
2 12 (66.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (61.11%) Ansible
2 4 (22.22%) SCCM
2 4 (22.22%) SCOM
2 4 (22.22%) SCOrch
3 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
1 4 (22.22%) VMware
2 2 (11.11%) Atlassian
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco
2 2 (11.11%) HP
2 2 (11.11%) LANDesk
2 2 (11.11%) SolarWinds