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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Test Analyst
Rank 560 528 547
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +19
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Test Analyst 52 50 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.091% 0.098% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.11% 0.046%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 42 10
Average daily rate
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£340 £364 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.52% +21.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £291 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £448 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £250
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +28.00%
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
51627 47265 47439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.78% 92.65% 93.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 32694 28640 26630
Average daily rate £400 £400 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2099 2053 2601
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £37.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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 -2 48 £350 -4.10% 12
London -12 23 £375 -6.25% 10
South East -20 10 £335 +25.82%
Yorkshire - 8 £325 -
West Yorkshire - 6 £325 -
City of London +18 5 £445 +4.70% 6
North West -4 4 £275 -21.42% 1
Leeds - 4 - -
South Wales -16 3 £333 -0.74%
Wales -31 3 £333 -0.74%
East of England - 2 £363 -
Birmingham -2 1 £375 +15.38%
Buckinghamshire -13 1 - -
West Midlands -14 1 £375 +15.38%
Milton Keynes -17 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 £363 -
Cardiff - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £363 -
Cheshire - 1 - - 1
Sheffield - 1 £300 -
North Yorkshire - 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 £300 -
Surrey - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
South West - - - -
Wilmslow - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Brighton - - - -
Bristol - - - -

Automation Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 65 (64.36%) Selenium
2 52 (51.49%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (47.52%) Java
4 41 (40.59%) Automation Testing
5 34 (33.66%) Cucumber
6 31 (30.69%) WebDriver
6 31 (30.69%) QuickTest Pro
7 28 (27.72%) Test Scripting
8 24 (23.76%) C#
8 24 (23.76%) Test Automation
9 23 (22.77%) Scrum
10 21 (20.79%) SQL
11 20 (19.80%) BDD
12 18 (17.82%) .NET
13 17 (16.83%) QA
14 16 (15.84%) JIRA
15 14 (13.86%) ISTQB
15 14 (13.86%) Finance
15 14 (13.86%) HP Quality Center
16 13 (12.87%) Security Cleared
16 13 (12.87%) Microsoft
16 13 (12.87%) Automated Testing
17 12 (11.88%) Manual Testing
17 12 (11.88%) HP
17 12 (11.88%) E-Commerce
18 11 (10.89%) Oracle
18 11 (10.89%) FitNesse
18 11 (10.89%) SoapUI
19 10 (9.90%) Continuous Integration
19 10 (9.90%) JUnit

Automation Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 (2.97%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.98%) Confluence
3 1 (0.99%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.99%) Drupal
Applications
1 8 (7.92%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.98%) MS Office
3 1 (0.99%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.99%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.98%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.99%) DAB
1 1 (0.99%) Internet
1 1 (0.99%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.94%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (0.99%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.99%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.99%) SQL Navigator
2 1 (0.99%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 65 (64.36%) Selenium
2 34 (33.66%) Cucumber
3 31 (30.69%) WebDriver
3 31 (30.69%) QuickTest Pro
4 16 (15.84%) JIRA
5 11 (10.89%) FitNesse
5 11 (10.89%) SoapUI
6 10 (9.90%) JUnit
7 9 (8.91%) Jenkins
8 8 (7.92%) Maven
8 8 (7.92%) JMeter
9 6 (5.94%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (4.95%) Bugzilla
10 5 (4.95%) SpecFlow
11 4 (3.96%) TestNG
11 4 (3.96%) Subversion
11 4 (3.96%) Visual Studio
12 3 (2.97%) Ant
12 3 (2.97%) TortoiseSVN
12 3 (2.97%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (13.86%) Finance
2 5 (4.95%) Retail
3 4 (3.96%) Banking
4 2 (1.98%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.99%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.99%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (17.82%) .NET
2 9 (8.91%) SOAP
3 7 (6.93%) JSP
3 7 (6.93%) HTML
3 7 (6.93%) Gherkin
4 6 (5.94%) .NET Framework
4 6 (5.94%) ASP.NET
5 5 (4.95%) Web Services
6 4 (3.96%) XML
7 1 (0.99%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.99%) Servlets
7 1 (0.99%) Spring
7 1 (0.99%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (0.99%) JRuby
7 1 (0.99%) JAX-WS
7 1 (0.99%) JSON
7 1 (0.99%) WCF
7 1 (0.99%) WF
7 1 (0.99%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.95%) Open Source
2 3 (2.97%) Client/Server
2 3 (2.97%) iPad
3 2 (1.98%) User Experience
3 2 (1.98%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.98%) iPhone
3 2 (1.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (0.99%) Streaming Video
4 1 (0.99%) Grid Computing
4 1 (0.99%) Fixed Income
4 1 (0.99%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.99%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.99%) Credit Risk
4 1 (0.99%) Market Risk
4 1 (0.99%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.99%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.93%) Apple iOS
1 7 (6.93%) Android
2 3 (2.97%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (51.49%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (40.59%) Automation Testing
3 28 (27.72%) Test Scripting
4 24 (23.76%) Test Automation
5 23 (22.77%) Scrum
6 20 (19.80%) BDD
7 13 (12.87%) Automated Testing
8 12 (11.88%) Manual Testing
8 12 (11.88%) E-Commerce
9 10 (9.90%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (8.91%) CRM
10 9 (8.91%) Software Testing
10 9 (8.91%) TDD
10 9 (8.91%) Mentoring
11 8 (7.92%) Functional Testing
11 8 (7.92%) OO
12 7 (6.93%) Software Engineering
12 7 (6.93%) Kanban
12 7 (6.93%) Security Testing
12 7 (6.93%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 48 (47.52%) Java
2 24 (23.76%) C#
3 21 (20.79%) SQL
4 9 (8.91%) VB
4 9 (8.91%) JavaScript
5 8 (7.92%) Ruby
6 4 (3.96%) VBScript
7 3 (2.97%) Shell Script
7 3 (2.97%) PHP
7 3 (2.97%) Groovy
8 2 (1.98%) Python
9 1 (0.99%) VBA
9 1 (0.99%) Jython
9 1 (0.99%) Scala
Qualifications
1 14 (13.86%) ISTQB
2 13 (12.87%) Security Cleared
3 8 (7.92%) ISEB
4 6 (5.94%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 5 (4.95%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.97%) Degree
6 3 (2.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (16.83%) QA
Systems Management
1 14 (13.86%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.98%) Puppet
2 2 (1.98%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 13 (12.87%) Microsoft
2 12 (11.88%) HP
3 11 (10.89%) Oracle
4 2 (1.98%) Siebel
4 2 (1.98%) ESRI
5 1 (0.99%) BMC
5 1 (0.99%) Adobe
5 1 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.99%) Remedy
5 1 (0.99%) SAP
5 1 (0.99%) IBM
5 1 (0.99%) Google
5 1 (0.99%) Green Hat
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