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 5 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Test Analyst
Rank 560 549 550
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Test Analyst 64 45 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.081% 0.075%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.088% 0.081%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 21 18
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£360 £350 £379
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -8.57%
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
53473 51353 48123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.48% 92.45% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 33986 31093 28245
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £230
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 1969 2035 2149
Average hourly rate £16.83 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.96% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 5 August 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 5 August 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 56 £360 +2.85% 14
London +11 22 £388 -13.88% 7
South East -6 20 £369 +22.91%
Hampshire -1 11 £332 +35.40%
South West - 6 £328 -
Scotland -1 5 £338 -10.00%
Yorkshire -19 5 £375 +66.66% 1
Glasgow +3 4 £338 -
Berkshire +3 4 £400 -11.11%
Reading -4 4 £400 -
West Yorkshire - 4 £375 - 1
South Wales +1 3 £388 +19.23%
Wales -2 3 £388 +19.23%
City of London -8 3 £420 -13.84% 4
Winchester - 3 £326 -
Bristol - 3 £325 -
Cardiff - 3 £388 -
Leeds - 3 £388 - 1
West Sussex - 2 £388 -
Devon - 2 £336 -
Plymouth - 2 £336 -
Croydon - 2 - -
Worthing - 2 £388 -
Southampton +2 1 £338 +77.63%
East Sussex -8 1 £375 -
Manchester -9 1 £285 -12.30% 2
North West -17 1 £285 -10.93% 2
East of England - 1 £300 - 2
Midlands - 1 - -
Somerset - 1 £350 -

Automation Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 77 (68.75%) Selenium
2 70 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (56.25%) Java
4 46 (41.07%) Cucumber
5 45 (40.18%) BDD
6 32 (28.57%) Test Automation
7 29 (25.89%) Automation Testing
8 28 (25.00%) TDD
9 25 (22.32%) Scrum
9 25 (22.32%) Software Testing
9 25 (22.32%) C#
10 24 (21.43%) Finance
10 24 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
11 23 (20.54%) WebDriver
11 23 (20.54%) SQL
12 19 (16.96%) HP UFT
12 19 (16.96%) Test Scripting
13 18 (16.07%) Gherkin
14 16 (14.29%) Web Services
14 16 (14.29%) XML
14 16 (14.29%) ISTQB
15 15 (13.39%) JIRA
15 15 (13.39%) QA
16 14 (12.50%) Automated Testing
16 14 (12.50%) .NET
17 13 (11.61%) SpecFlow
18 12 (10.71%) Jenkins
18 12 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
19 11 (9.82%) Ruby
20 10 (8.93%) Software Engineering

Automation Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 3 (2.68%) Node.js
2 2 (1.79%) WebLogic
2 2 (1.79%) IIS
2 2 (1.79%) JBoss
3 1 (0.89%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.89%) CMS
3 1 (0.89%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.89%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (0.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (0.89%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.89%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.89%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.46%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.46%) DB2
1 5 (4.46%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (3.57%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.57%) Oracle Database
2 4 (3.57%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.79%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.79%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.89%) MySQL
4 1 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.89%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.89%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.89%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 77 (68.75%) Selenium
2 46 (41.07%) Cucumber
3 23 (20.54%) WebDriver
4 19 (16.96%) HP UFT
5 15 (13.39%) JIRA
6 13 (11.61%) SpecFlow
7 12 (10.71%) Jenkins
8 10 (8.93%) JUnit
9 9 (8.04%) Maven
10 8 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (6.25%) Subversion
12 6 (5.36%) Visual Studio
12 6 (5.36%) JMeter
12 6 (5.36%) Git (software)
13 5 (4.46%) TestNG
13 5 (4.46%) JBehave
13 5 (4.46%) Eclipse
13 5 (4.46%) Ant
14 4 (3.57%) FitNesse
14 4 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 24 (21.43%) Finance
2 6 (5.36%) Banking
3 5 (4.46%) Retail
4 3 (2.68%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.79%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.79%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.89%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.89%) Marketing
6 1 (0.89%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.89%) Automotive
6 1 (0.89%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.89%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (16.07%) Gherkin
2 16 (14.29%) Web Services
2 16 (14.29%) XML
3 14 (12.50%) .NET
4 8 (7.14%) JSON
5 6 (5.36%) Spring
6 5 (4.46%) SOAP
7 4 (3.57%) RESTful
7 4 (3.57%) CSS
8 3 (2.68%) HTML
8 3 (2.68%) XML Schema
8 3 (2.68%) AngularJS
9 2 (1.79%) Mustache
9 2 (1.79%) Sass
9 2 (1.79%) JAXB
9 2 (1.79%) Ajax
10 1 (0.89%) Ruby on Rails
10 1 (0.89%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.89%) REST
10 1 (0.89%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.36%) Mobile App
2 3 (2.68%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.79%) New Media
3 2 (1.79%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.89%) Credit Risk
4 1 (0.89%) Market Risk
4 1 (0.89%) iSeries
4 1 (0.89%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.89%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.14%) UNIX
2 5 (4.46%) Linux
3 4 (3.57%) AIX
4 2 (1.79%) Windows
5 1 (0.89%) Android
5 1 (0.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (40.18%) BDD
3 32 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 29 (25.89%) Automation Testing
5 28 (25.00%) TDD
6 25 (22.32%) Software Testing
6 25 (22.32%) Scrum
7 24 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (16.96%) Test Scripting
9 14 (12.50%) Automated Testing
10 12 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
11 10 (8.93%) Software Engineering
12 9 (8.04%) Unit Testing
12 9 (8.04%) Migration
12 9 (8.04%) E-Commerce
12 9 (8.04%) Waterfall
13 7 (6.25%) Open Source
13 7 (6.25%) API Testing
13 7 (6.25%) OO
13 7 (6.25%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (56.25%) Java
2 25 (22.32%) C#
3 23 (20.54%) SQL
4 11 (9.82%) Ruby
5 8 (7.14%) JavaScript
6 6 (5.36%) Python
7 3 (2.68%) Shell Script
7 3 (2.68%) XPath
7 3 (2.68%) VB
8 2 (1.79%) PHP
8 2 (1.79%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.79%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.89%) Scala
9 1 (0.89%) Groovy
9 1 (0.89%) VBA
9 1 (0.89%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (14.29%) ISTQB
2 10 (8.93%) ISEB
3 8 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (2.68%) Degree
5 2 (1.79%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.89%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (13.39%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.89%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (5.36%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (8.93%) Oracle
2 9 (8.04%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.57%) Ab Initio
4 3 (2.68%) HP
5 1 (0.89%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.89%) IBM
5 1 (0.89%) Google
5 1 (0.89%) Coremetrics
5 1 (0.89%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.89%) Talend
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Rate: £450 - £550 per day + competitive
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