The table below looks at the statistics for the Automation Team Leader 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 Team Leader in their job title over the 3 months to 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Team Lead
Rank 617 - 589
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Team Leader 8 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% - 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% - 0.006%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Average daily rate
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£463 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 - -
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
55081 52161 48911
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.78% 92.21% 92.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 35197 31609 29039
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2038 2020 2121
Average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Automation Team Leader
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Automation Team Leader Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Automation Team Leader
Daily Rate Trend

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

Automation Team Leader Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Automation Team Leader
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Team Leader within the UK over the 3 months to 1 September 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 - 8 £463 -
South East - 7 £463 -
Hampshire - 7 £463 -
Southampton - 3 £463 -
Winchester - 2 £475 -
London - 1 - -

Automation Team Leader
Top 25 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Automation Team Leader 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 Team Leader in their job title.

1 9 (100.00%) Selenium
2 8 (88.89%) C#
3 7 (77.78%) Test Automation
4 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (44.44%) WebDriver
6 2 (22.22%) SpecFlow
6 2 (22.22%) Scrum
6 2 (22.22%) .NET
6 2 (22.22%) JIRA
6 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
7 1 (11.11%) Security Testing
7 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
7 1 (11.11%) Web Testing
7 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (11.11%) System Testing
7 1 (11.11%) QA
7 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
7 1 (11.11%) JMeter
7 1 (11.11%) Finance
7 1 (11.11%) TDD
7 1 (11.11%) NUnit
7 1 (11.11%) Agile Testing
7 1 (11.11%) Automation Testing
7 1 (11.11%) NSubstitute
7 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy

Automation Team Leader
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Automation Team Leader 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 Team Leader in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 9 (100.00%) Selenium
2 4 (44.44%) WebDriver
3 2 (22.22%) SpecFlow
3 2 (22.22%) JIRA
4 1 (11.11%) JMeter
4 1 (11.11%) NUnit
4 1 (11.11%) NSubstitute
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Test Automation
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Scrum
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Security Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Web Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (11.11%) System Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
4 1 (11.11%) TDD
4 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA