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 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Test Analyst
Rank 563 538 551
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +13
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Test Analyst 48 45 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.085% 0.084% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.092% 0.091% 0.069%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 26 27
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £281 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £304 £313
% change year-on-year
+6.99% -2.80%
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
51961 49585 53705
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.02% 92.76% 92.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 31503 29488 30138
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £234 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2007 2141 2629
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

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 2 September 2014.

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 2 September 2014. 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 -14 42 £381 +1.66% 9
London +20 27 £400 +4.57% 3
South East +2 13 £250 -21.87% 2
City of London +34 8 £488 +12.06% 1
Hampshire -8 8 £190 -
Buckinghamshire +1 2 £300 -6.25% 1
East Sussex - 2 £200 -
Berkshire +8 1 £450 +125.00% 1
West Yorkshire +3 1 £325 -
Yorkshire +2 1 £325 - 1
East Midlands +2 1 £350 +27.27%
Southampton - 1 £190 -
Aldershot - 1 - -
Birmingham - - - - 1
Bracknell - - - -
Brentwood - - - -
Brighton - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Camberley - - - -
Cambridge - - - - 1
Guildford - - - -
Ipswich - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Liverpool - - - -
Staines - - - -
Swindon - - - -
Woking - - - -
York - - - -
Manchester - - - - 1
Oxford - - - -

Automation Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 58 (60.42%) Selenium
2 35 (36.46%) Java
3 32 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
4 28 (29.17%) WebDriver
5 27 (28.13%) Automation Testing
6 26 (27.08%) Test Automation
7 24 (25.00%) Cucumber
7 24 (25.00%) Test Scripting
8 23 (23.96%) HP Quality Center
9 21 (21.88%) C#
9 21 (21.88%) SQL
10 20 (20.83%) ISTQB
11 17 (17.71%) QA
11 17 (17.71%) JIRA
11 17 (17.71%) BDD
12 15 (15.63%) Scrum
12 15 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (15.63%) TDD
13 14 (14.58%) HP
13 14 (14.58%) ISEB
14 13 (13.54%) Microsoft
14 13 (13.54%) E-Commerce
14 13 (13.54%) .NET
15 12 (12.50%) Finance
15 12 (12.50%) Security Cleared
15 12 (12.50%) User Stories
16 11 (11.46%) Jenkins
16 11 (11.46%) Oracle
16 11 (11.46%) CRM
16 11 (11.46%) Automated Testing

Automation Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 3 (3.13%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.08%) Confluence
3 1 (1.04%) Drupal
Applications
1 8 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.08%) MS Office
3 1 (1.04%) Final Cut Pro
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.08%) Internet
2 1 (1.04%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.04%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.04%) SQL Navigator
2 1 (1.04%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.04%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 58 (60.42%) Selenium
2 32 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
3 28 (29.17%) WebDriver
4 24 (25.00%) Cucumber
5 17 (17.71%) JIRA
6 11 (11.46%) FitNesse
6 11 (11.46%) Jenkins
7 10 (10.42%) JUnit
8 9 (9.38%) JMeter
8 9 (9.38%) Maven
9 7 (7.29%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (6.25%) SoapUI
11 5 (5.21%) Zephyr
11 5 (5.21%) TestNG
11 5 (5.21%) Bugzilla
11 5 (5.21%) Ant
12 4 (4.17%) Visual Studio
12 4 (4.17%) LoadRunner
12 4 (4.17%) Behat
13 3 (3.13%) Calabash
General
1 12 (12.50%) Finance
2 3 (3.13%) Advertising
2 3 (3.13%) Banking
3 2 (2.08%) Retail
3 2 (2.08%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.04%) Games
4 1 (1.04%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (13.54%) .NET
2 8 (8.33%) HTML
3 7 (7.29%) JSP
4 6 (6.25%) ASP.NET
4 6 (6.25%) Web Services
5 4 (4.17%) SOAP
5 4 (4.17%) .NET Framework
6 3 (3.13%) Gherkin
7 2 (2.08%) Drools
7 2 (2.08%) Java EE
7 2 (2.08%) XML
8 1 (1.04%) CSS
8 1 (1.04%) Servlets
8 1 (1.04%) JSON
8 1 (1.04%) GWT
8 1 (1.04%) JAX-WS
8 1 (1.04%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (1.04%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.38%) Open Source
2 6 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.13%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.08%) iPad
4 2 (2.08%) iPhone
4 2 (2.08%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.04%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.04%) Market Risk
5 1 (1.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.04%) GIS
5 1 (1.04%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.04%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.17%) UNIX
1 4 (4.17%) Android
1 4 (4.17%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (28.13%) Automation Testing
2 26 (27.08%) Test Automation
3 24 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 17 (17.71%) BDD
5 15 (15.63%) Scrum
5 15 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (15.63%) TDD
6 13 (13.54%) E-Commerce
7 12 (12.50%) User Stories
8 11 (11.46%) Automated Testing
8 11 (11.46%) CRM
9 10 (10.42%) Software Testing
9 10 (10.42%) Test Strategy
10 8 (8.33%) Functional Testing
10 8 (8.33%) Manual Testing
11 7 (7.29%) Regression Testing
11 7 (7.29%) Project Management
12 6 (6.25%) Knowledge Management
12 6 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
13 5 (5.21%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 35 (36.46%) Java
2 21 (21.88%) C#
2 21 (21.88%) SQL
3 10 (10.42%) JavaScript
4 8 (8.33%) VB
5 5 (5.21%) PHP
5 5 (5.21%) Ruby
6 4 (4.17%) VBScript
7 3 (3.13%) Python
7 3 (3.13%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.04%) Groovy
8 1 (1.04%) Scala
8 1 (1.04%) VBA
8 1 (1.04%) C++
Qualifications
1 20 (20.83%) ISTQB
2 14 (14.58%) ISEB
3 12 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 6 (6.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 4 (4.17%) SC Cleared
6 3 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (2.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (17.71%) QA
Systems Management
1 23 (23.96%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.08%) Puppet
2 2 (2.08%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 14 (14.58%) HP
2 13 (13.54%) Microsoft
3 11 (11.46%) Oracle
4 4 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.08%) SAP
5 2 (2.08%) JBoss
5 2 (2.08%) Siebel
6 1 (1.04%) Appcelerator
6 1 (1.04%) Green Hat
6 1 (1.04%) Adobe
6 1 (1.04%) Murex
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago