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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Analyst
Rank 521 491 511
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +20
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Analyst 62 62 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.13% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.14% 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 48 19
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£400 £361 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.72% -3.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £429 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £210
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +59.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
47189 44564 41455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.53% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 29609 26528 23470
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £228 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1818 1936 2419
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -4.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -17 59 £400 +8.47% 19
London +9 36 £425 +6.25% 11
South East -5 15 £350 +3.30% 4
Hampshire -18 8 £335 -1.12% 1
City of London +10 5 £450 +5.88% 8
North West -9 4 £306 -20.45% 1
Berkshire -3 3 £450 +26.31% 1
Scotland -7 3 £375 +25.00%
East of England - 3 £350 - 1
Manchester -2 2 £338 - 1
Brighton - 2 £350 - 2
East Sussex - 2 £350 - 2
Edinburgh -4 1 £400 +33.33%
Surrey -5 1 £225 +38.46%
Lancashire - 1 £275 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £350 -
South Wales - - - -
South West - - - - 2
Wales - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Andover - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - - 1
Hertfordshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Shropshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -

Automation Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 76 (61.29%) Selenium
2 60 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (45.97%) Java
4 46 (37.10%) Automation Testing
5 44 (35.48%) Cucumber
6 36 (29.03%) WebDriver
7 33 (26.61%) BDD
8 32 (25.81%) Test Automation
9 28 (22.58%) QuickTest Pro
10 26 (20.97%) QA
11 24 (19.35%) Test Scripting
11 24 (19.35%) C#
11 24 (19.35%) Scrum
12 19 (15.32%) SQL
13 18 (14.52%) TDD
14 17 (13.71%) Finance
14 17 (13.71%) JIRA
14 17 (13.71%) Automated Testing
14 17 (13.71%) .NET
15 15 (12.10%) E-Commerce
16 14 (11.29%) Jenkins
17 13 (10.48%) SOAP
17 13 (10.48%) Ruby
18 12 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
18 12 (9.68%) SoapUI
19 11 (8.87%) JavaScript
20 10 (8.06%) OO
20 10 (8.06%) Apple iOS
20 10 (8.06%) HP Quality Center
20 10 (8.06%) Manual Testing

Automation Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (1.61%) Drupal
2 1 (0.81%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.81%) CMS
2 1 (0.81%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.81%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (0.81%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (4.84%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.81%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.81%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.81%) DAB
1 1 (0.81%) HTTP
1 1 (0.81%) TCP/IP
1 1 (0.81%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.42%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (0.81%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 76 (61.29%) Selenium
2 44 (35.48%) Cucumber
3 36 (29.03%) WebDriver
4 28 (22.58%) QuickTest Pro
5 17 (13.71%) JIRA
6 14 (11.29%) Jenkins
7 12 (9.68%) SoapUI
8 10 (8.06%) SpecFlow
9 8 (6.45%) JUnit
10 7 (5.65%) Maven
10 7 (5.65%) FitNesse
10 7 (5.65%) Calabash
11 6 (4.84%) TeamCity
12 5 (4.03%) Visual Studio
12 5 (4.03%) JMeter
12 5 (4.03%) Git (software)
13 3 (2.42%) Xcode
13 3 (2.42%) Subversion
13 3 (2.42%) Capybara
13 3 (2.42%) Jasmine
General
1 17 (13.71%) Finance
2 7 (5.65%) Banking
3 5 (4.03%) Retail
4 2 (1.61%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.61%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.81%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (13.71%) .NET
2 13 (10.48%) SOAP
3 8 (6.45%) Gherkin
4 6 (4.84%) .NET Framework
4 6 (4.84%) Web Services
5 5 (4.03%) ASP.NET
5 5 (4.03%) HTML
6 4 (3.23%) JSP
6 4 (3.23%) XML
7 3 (2.42%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (1.61%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 2 (1.61%) iOS SDK
8 2 (1.61%) REST
8 2 (1.61%) JRuby
8 2 (1.61%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (1.61%) Android SDK
8 2 (1.61%) AngularJS
8 2 (1.61%) ISPF
9 1 (0.81%) Servlets
9 1 (0.81%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 3 (2.42%) Mobile App
1 3 (2.42%) iPad
1 3 (2.42%) Open Source
2 2 (1.61%) iPhone
2 2 (1.61%) User Experience
2 2 (1.61%) Client/Server
2 2 (1.61%) Mainframe
3 1 (0.81%) Grid Computing
3 1 (0.81%) Streaming Video
3 1 (0.81%) Credit Risk
3 1 (0.81%) Market Risk
3 1 (0.81%) Robotics
3 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (0.81%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.81%) Digital Media
3 1 (0.81%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.06%) Apple iOS
1 10 (8.06%) Android
2 6 (4.84%) UNIX
3 2 (1.61%) zOS
3 2 (1.61%) MVS
3 2 (1.61%) Linux
4 1 (0.81%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (37.10%) Automation Testing
3 33 (26.61%) BDD
4 32 (25.81%) Test Automation
5 24 (19.35%) Test Scripting
5 24 (19.35%) Scrum
6 18 (14.52%) TDD
7 17 (13.71%) Automated Testing
8 15 (12.10%) E-Commerce
9 12 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (8.06%) OO
10 10 (8.06%) Manual Testing
10 10 (8.06%) Security Testing
11 9 (7.26%) Mentoring
11 9 (7.26%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (5.65%) Software Engineering
13 6 (4.84%) Waterfall
13 6 (4.84%) Test Strategy
13 6 (4.84%) Functional Testing
13 6 (4.84%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 57 (45.97%) Java
2 24 (19.35%) C#
3 19 (15.32%) SQL
4 13 (10.48%) Ruby
5 11 (8.87%) JavaScript
6 5 (4.03%) Python
6 5 (4.03%) VB
6 5 (4.03%) Shell Script
6 5 (4.03%) Groovy
7 4 (3.23%) C++
8 3 (2.42%) Perl
8 3 (2.42%) VBScript
8 3 (2.42%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.61%) Jython
9 2 (1.61%) REXX
10 1 (0.81%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.81%) VBA
10 1 (0.81%) Korn
10 1 (0.81%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (7.26%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.65%) ISEB
2 7 (5.65%) ISTQB
3 3 (2.42%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 3 (2.42%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.81%) Degree
4 1 (0.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (20.97%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (8.06%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.61%) BladeLogic
3 1 (0.81%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.81%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (6.45%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.65%) HP
3 5 (4.03%) BMC
4 4 (3.23%) Oracle
5 2 (1.61%) ESRI
5 2 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.81%) Sybase
6 1 (0.81%) Remedy
6 1 (0.81%) IBM
6 1 (0.81%) Adobe
6 1 (0.81%) Google
6 1 (0.81%) Green Hat
6 1 (0.81%) ExactTarget
6 1 (0.81%) Sitecore
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