The table below looks at the statistics for the Automation Test 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 Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Test Analyst
Rank 552 541 524
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -17
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Test Analyst 44 48 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.081% 0.090% 0.075%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.088% 0.097% 0.081%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 33 19
Average daily rate
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£355 £338 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.18% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £226 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £420 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £300 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.83% -11.11%
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
50265 49246 43135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.36% 92.49% 92.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 31360 30460 24749
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 £250 £230 £240
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 1957 2018 2111
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Automation Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Automation Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Automation Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend

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

Automation Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Automation Test Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram

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

Automation Test Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Automation Test Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Automation Test Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Automation Test 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 Test Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 3 June 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 -12 40 £360 +6.66% 19
London -4 17 £478 +31.72% 9
South East -5 11 £373 +24.16% 1
Hampshire +2 7 £386 +28.75%
Croydon - 4 - -
Berkshire +1 3 £330 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -6 3 £270 -11.47% 1
Scotland -7 3 £356 +52.40% 2
North East -8 3 £270 -11.47% 1
Tyne and Wear -10 3 £270 -11.47% 1
Basingstoke - 3 £400 -
Glasgow - 3 £356 - 1
South West +6 2 £300 +9.09% 3
Reading +4 2 £400 - 1
City of London +3 2 £475 +40.74% 5
East Midlands -5 2 £325 +6.55% 1
Yorkshire -17 2 £304 +35.00% 2
West Yorkshire - 2 £304 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 2 £325 - 1
Nottingham - 2 £325 - 1
Bristol - 2 £300 - 3
Manchester -4 1 £285 -12.30%
Wales -4 1 £350 -6.66% 1
South Wales -9 1 £350 -6.66% 1
North West -17 1 £285 -10.93% 1
Newport -18 1 £350 -6.66%
Hertfordshire - 1 £288 -
Kent - 1 £360 -
Dover - 1 £360 -
Leeds - 1 £258 - 1

Automation Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Automation Test 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 Test Analyst in their job title.

1 57 (57.58%) Selenium
2 55 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (52.53%) Java
4 36 (36.36%) BDD
5 33 (33.33%) Cucumber
6 30 (30.30%) TDD
7 26 (26.26%) Automation Testing
8 25 (25.25%) Scrum
9 24 (24.24%) C#
10 23 (23.23%) Test Automation
11 20 (20.20%) SQL
12 18 (18.18%) WebDriver
13 17 (17.17%) QuickTest Pro
14 16 (16.16%) Finance
14 16 (16.16%) Web Services
15 15 (15.15%) Gherkin
15 15 (15.15%) Test Scripting
16 14 (14.14%) QA
17 13 (13.13%) .NET
18 12 (12.12%) JIRA
19 11 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
19 11 (11.11%) Automated Testing
19 11 (11.11%) XML
19 11 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
20 10 (10.10%) HP Quality Center
20 10 (10.10%) E-Commerce
20 10 (10.10%) Software Testing
21 9 (9.09%) Ruby
21 9 (9.09%) UNIX
21 9 (9.09%) OO

Automation Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Automation Test 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 Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.02%) WebLogic
1 2 (2.02%) Node.js
2 1 (1.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.01%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.01%) CMS
2 1 (1.01%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.01%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (1.01%) Drupal
2 1 (1.01%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (3.03%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.01%) Google Analytics
1 1 (1.01%) Force.com
1 1 (1.01%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.01%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.04%) Relational Database
2 3 (3.03%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.02%) DB2
3 2 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.01%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.01%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.01%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.01%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.01%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 57 (57.58%) Selenium
2 33 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 18 (18.18%) WebDriver
4 17 (17.17%) QuickTest Pro
5 12 (12.12%) JIRA
6 9 (9.09%) Jenkins
7 8 (8.08%) SpecFlow
8 6 (6.06%) FitNesse
8 6 (6.06%) Maven
9 5 (5.05%) Ant
9 5 (5.05%) JUnit
9 5 (5.05%) Visual Studio
9 5 (5.05%) JBehave
9 5 (5.05%) Git (software)
9 5 (5.05%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (5.05%) Calabash
10 4 (4.04%) TestNG
10 4 (4.04%) SoapUI
11 3 (3.03%) Jasmine
11 3 (3.03%) Xcode
General
1 16 (16.16%) Finance
2 6 (6.06%) Banking
3 4 (4.04%) Retail
4 2 (2.02%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.01%) Publishing
5 1 (1.01%) Military
5 1 (1.01%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.01%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (1.01%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.01%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.01%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (16.16%) Web Services
2 15 (15.15%) Gherkin
3 13 (13.13%) .NET
4 11 (11.11%) XML
5 7 (7.07%) SOAP
6 5 (5.05%) JSON
7 4 (4.04%) AngularJS
8 3 (3.03%) RESTful
8 3 (3.03%) REST
8 3 (3.03%) .NET Framework
8 3 (3.03%) XML Schema
9 2 (2.02%) JAXB
9 2 (2.02%) ASP.NET
9 2 (2.02%) Spring
9 2 (2.02%) Ajax
9 2 (2.02%) Ruby on Rails
9 2 (2.02%) Entity Framework
9 2 (2.02%) iOS SDK
9 2 (2.02%) Mustache
9 2 (2.02%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.05%) Mobile App
2 4 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.02%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.01%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.01%) Market Risk
4 1 (1.01%) iSeries
4 1 (1.01%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.01%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.01%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.09%) UNIX
2 4 (4.04%) Linux
2 4 (4.04%) Android
2 4 (4.04%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.03%) Windows
4 1 (1.01%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (36.36%) BDD
3 30 (30.30%) TDD
4 26 (26.26%) Automation Testing
5 25 (25.25%) Scrum
6 23 (23.23%) Test Automation
7 15 (15.15%) Test Scripting
8 11 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (11.11%) Automated Testing
8 11 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
9 10 (10.10%) Software Testing
9 10 (10.10%) E-Commerce
10 9 (9.09%) OO
11 7 (7.07%) Migration
11 7 (7.07%) Unit Testing
11 7 (7.07%) Integration Testing
12 6 (6.06%) Software Engineering
13 5 (5.05%) Web Testing
13 5 (5.05%) Regression Testing
13 5 (5.05%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 52 (52.53%) Java
2 24 (24.24%) C#
3 20 (20.20%) SQL
4 9 (9.09%) Ruby
5 6 (6.06%) Shell Script
6 4 (4.04%) C++
6 4 (4.04%) JavaScript
6 4 (4.04%) Python
7 3 (3.03%) Bash Shell
7 3 (3.03%) Perl
7 3 (3.03%) XPath
7 3 (3.03%) Groovy
8 2 (2.02%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.02%) PHP
8 2 (2.02%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.01%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.01%) VBA
9 1 (1.01%) Scala
9 1 (1.01%) Apex Code
9 1 (1.01%) Jython
Qualifications
1 6 (6.06%) ISEB
2 4 (4.04%) ISTQB
3 3 (3.03%) Degree
3 3 (3.03%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.01%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (14.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.01%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (10.10%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (8.08%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.05%) Oracle
3 4 (4.04%) HP
4 3 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.01%) Ab Initio
5 1 (1.01%) Google
5 1 (1.01%) Coremetrics
5 1 (1.01%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.01%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.01%) Sybase
5 1 (1.01%) IBM
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