The table below looks at the statistics for the Automation Analyst role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Analyst
Rank 545 545 518
Rank change year-on-year
0 -27
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Analyst 64 58 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.10% 0.090%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.11% 0.097%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 46 27
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£388 £331 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.98% -11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £268 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £425 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+11.15% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £110.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +144.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £110.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- +144.44%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51667 51948 44219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.40% 92.38% 92.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 31335 31547 25314
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2014 2069 2202
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

Automation Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Automation Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Automation Analyst
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Automation Analyst within the UK.

Automation Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Automation Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Automation Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 20 April 2015.

Automation Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Automation Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Automation Analyst within the UK.

Automation Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Automation Analyst
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 20 April 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
England -13 59 £388 +14.81% 24
London +5 30 £475 +40.74% 13
South East -3 17 £400 +23.07% 3
Hampshire +9 10 £400 +23.07% 1
Berkshire +3 6 £400 +45.45%
City of London +25 4 £450 +33.33% 10
East Midlands 0 3 £338 +20.53% 1
East of England +27 2 £319 +6.25%
Nottinghamshire - 2 £325 - 1
Nottingham - 2 £325 - 1
Reading - 2 £330 -
Bristol +5 1 £300 -6.25% 2
South Wales -1 1 £350 -6.66%
South West -2 1 £300 -7.69% 2
Wales -3 1 £350 -6.66%
West Yorkshire -5 1 £375 -16.66% 1
Yorkshire -16 1 £375 -16.66% 1
East Sussex - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £288 -
Brighton - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £375 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £285 -
Liverpool - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Dartford - - - -
Gloucester - - - -
Harrogate - - - -
Rotherham - - - -

Automation Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 72 (62.07%) Selenium
2 65 (56.03%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (50.86%) Java
4 45 (38.79%) Cucumber
5 43 (37.07%) BDD
6 33 (28.45%) Automation Testing
7 32 (27.59%) WebDriver
8 31 (26.72%) Test Automation
9 27 (23.28%) Scrum
10 26 (22.41%) TDD
11 25 (21.55%) C#
12 24 (20.69%) SQL
13 20 (17.24%) QA
14 19 (16.38%) Automated Testing
15 18 (15.52%) .NET
16 17 (14.66%) QuickTest Pro
16 17 (14.66%) Test Scripting
17 16 (13.79%) Finance
18 15 (12.93%) E-Commerce
18 15 (12.93%) Web Services
18 15 (12.93%) Continuous Integration
18 15 (12.93%) Jenkins
19 14 (12.07%) JIRA
19 14 (12.07%) Ruby
20 13 (11.21%) User Acceptance Testing
21 12 (10.34%) Gherkin
21 12 (10.34%) XML
21 12 (10.34%) SOAP
22 11 (9.48%) SpecFlow
23 9 (7.76%) SoapUI

Automation Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 2 (1.72%) WebLogic
1 2 (1.72%) CMS
1 2 (1.72%) Node.js
2 1 (0.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (0.86%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (0.86%) Drupal
2 1 (0.86%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (0.86%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (3.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.86%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.86%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.59%) SaaS
2 1 (0.86%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.45%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.59%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.86%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.86%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.86%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.86%) DB2
3 1 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 72 (62.07%) Selenium
2 45 (38.79%) Cucumber
3 32 (27.59%) WebDriver
4 17 (14.66%) QuickTest Pro
5 15 (12.93%) Jenkins
6 14 (12.07%) JIRA
7 11 (9.48%) SpecFlow
8 9 (7.76%) SoapUI
9 8 (6.90%) Git (software)
10 7 (6.03%) Maven
11 6 (5.17%) FitNesse
12 5 (4.31%) Calabash
12 5 (4.31%) Ant
13 4 (3.45%) JUnit
13 4 (3.45%) Visual Studio
13 4 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
14 3 (2.59%) Appium
14 3 (2.59%) Geb
14 3 (2.59%) TestNG
14 3 (2.59%) Xcode
General
1 16 (13.79%) Finance
2 7 (6.03%) Retail
3 6 (5.17%) Banking
4 3 (2.59%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.72%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.86%) Military
6 1 (0.86%) Publishing
6 1 (0.86%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.86%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.86%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.86%) Marketing
6 1 (0.86%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (15.52%) .NET
2 15 (12.93%) Web Services
3 12 (10.34%) Gherkin
3 12 (10.34%) XML
3 12 (10.34%) SOAP
4 5 (4.31%) JSON
4 5 (4.31%) .NET Framework
5 4 (3.45%) AngularJS
6 3 (2.59%) RESTful
6 3 (2.59%) Ajax
6 3 (2.59%) HTML
6 3 (2.59%) ASP.NET
6 3 (2.59%) XML Schema
7 2 (1.72%) JAXB
7 2 (1.72%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (1.72%) Spring
7 2 (1.72%) JRuby
7 2 (1.72%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (1.72%) Android SDK
7 2 (1.72%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.45%) Mobile App
1 4 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.59%) Open Source
3 2 (1.72%) Credit Risk
3 2 (1.72%) Market Risk
4 1 (0.86%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.86%) iSeries
4 1 (0.86%) Robotics
4 1 (0.86%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.86%) Grid Computing
4 1 (0.86%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (0.86%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.90%) UNIX
2 4 (3.45%) Linux
2 4 (3.45%) Android
2 4 (3.45%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.59%) Windows
4 1 (0.86%) zOS
4 1 (0.86%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (56.03%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (37.07%) BDD
3 33 (28.45%) Automation Testing
4 31 (26.72%) Test Automation
5 27 (23.28%) Scrum
6 26 (22.41%) TDD
7 19 (16.38%) Automated Testing
8 17 (14.66%) Test Scripting
9 15 (12.93%) E-Commerce
9 15 (12.93%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (11.21%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (6.03%) Waterfall
11 7 (6.03%) Integration Testing
11 7 (6.03%) OO
12 6 (5.17%) Software Engineering
12 6 (5.17%) Software Testing
12 6 (5.17%) Security Testing
12 6 (5.17%) Test Strategy
13 5 (4.31%) Business Transformation
13 5 (4.31%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 59 (50.86%) Java
2 25 (21.55%) C#
3 24 (20.69%) SQL
4 14 (12.07%) Ruby
5 7 (6.03%) JavaScript
6 6 (5.17%) Shell Script
6 6 (5.17%) Python
6 6 (5.17%) Groovy
7 4 (3.45%) C++
8 3 (2.59%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.59%) XPath
8 3 (2.59%) Perl
9 2 (1.72%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.72%) VBA
9 2 (1.72%) Jython
9 2 (1.72%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.86%) Scala
10 1 (0.86%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.86%) Korn
10 1 (0.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (6.90%) ISEB
2 5 (4.31%) ISTQB
3 3 (2.59%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.59%) Degree
4 2 (1.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.86%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (0.86%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (17.24%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.86%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (7.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (7.76%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.03%) Oracle
3 6 (5.17%) HP
4 4 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.72%) ESRI
6 1 (0.86%) ExactTarget
6 1 (0.86%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.86%) Google
6 1 (0.86%) Coremetrics
6 1 (0.86%) Sybase
6 1 (0.86%) Adobe
6 1 (0.86%) IBM
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