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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Test Analyst
Rank 540 552 510
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -42
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Test Analyst 62 52 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.093% 0.080%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.10% 0.086%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 42 26
Average daily rate
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£388 £338 £364
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.81% -7.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £262 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £425 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £325 £273
% change year-on-year
+14.61% +19.26%
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
51719 51910 44155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.39% 92.37% 92.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 31426 31539 25286
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 £248 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2027 2080 2187
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.34% -1.42%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 +15 57 £388 +14.81% 20
London +4 28 £475 +40.74% 11
South East 0 18 £400 +18.51% 3
Hampshire -4 11 £388 +19.23% 1
Berkshire +1 6 £400 +45.45%
City of London +14 4 £450 +33.33% 9
East Midlands -2 2 £325 +16.07% 1
Nottinghamshire - 2 £325 - 1
Nottingham - 2 £325 - 1
Reading - 2 £330 -
East of England - 2 £319 -
South West +3 1 £300 -6.97% 2
South Wales +1 1 £350 -6.66%
Bristol -1 1 £300 -6.25% 2
West Yorkshire -5 1 £375 -16.66% 1
Wales -10 1 £350 -6.66%
Yorkshire -15 1 £375 -16.66% 1
East Sussex - 1 - -
Brighton - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £375 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £285 -
Liverpool - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Dartford - - - -
Gloucester - - - -
Harrogate - - - -
Rotherham - - - -
Surbiton - - - -

Automation Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 66 (61.68%) Selenium
2 62 (57.94%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (54.21%) Java
4 40 (37.38%) Cucumber
4 40 (37.38%) BDD
5 32 (29.91%) Automation Testing
6 27 (25.23%) Test Automation
6 27 (25.23%) Scrum
7 26 (24.30%) TDD
7 26 (24.30%) WebDriver
8 25 (23.36%) C#
9 23 (21.50%) SQL
10 18 (16.82%) .NET
11 17 (15.89%) Automated Testing
11 17 (15.89%) Test Scripting
12 16 (14.95%) QA
12 16 (14.95%) Web Services
12 16 (14.95%) QuickTest Pro
13 15 (14.02%) Finance
14 14 (13.08%) Continuous Integration
14 14 (13.08%) User Acceptance Testing
15 13 (12.15%) Gherkin
15 13 (12.15%) E-Commerce
16 12 (11.21%) XML
16 12 (11.21%) SOAP
16 12 (11.21%) JIRA
16 12 (11.21%) Ruby
16 12 (11.21%) Jenkins
17 11 (10.28%) SpecFlow
18 9 (8.41%) SoapUI

Automation Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 (1.87%) WebLogic
1 2 (1.87%) Node.js
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (0.93%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.93%) CMS
2 1 (0.93%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (0.93%) Drupal
2 1 (0.93%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (3.74%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.93%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.80%) SaaS
2 1 (0.93%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.93%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.74%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.80%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.93%) DB2
3 1 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.93%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.93%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.93%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 66 (61.68%) Selenium
2 40 (37.38%) Cucumber
3 26 (24.30%) WebDriver
4 16 (14.95%) QuickTest Pro
5 12 (11.21%) JIRA
5 12 (11.21%) Jenkins
6 11 (10.28%) SpecFlow
7 9 (8.41%) SoapUI
8 7 (6.54%) Maven
9 6 (5.61%) FitNesse
10 5 (4.67%) Ant
10 5 (4.67%) Calabash
10 5 (4.67%) Git (software)
11 4 (3.74%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (3.74%) JUnit
11 4 (3.74%) Visual Studio
12 3 (2.80%) LoadRunner
12 3 (2.80%) Xcode
12 3 (2.80%) TestNG
12 3 (2.80%) Appium
General
1 15 (14.02%) Finance
2 6 (5.61%) Retail
3 5 (4.67%) Banking
4 3 (2.80%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.87%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.93%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.93%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.93%) Publishing
6 1 (0.93%) Military
6 1 (0.93%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.93%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (16.82%) .NET
2 16 (14.95%) Web Services
3 13 (12.15%) Gherkin
4 12 (11.21%) XML
4 12 (11.21%) SOAP
5 5 (4.67%) .NET Framework
5 5 (4.67%) JSON
6 4 (3.74%) AngularJS
7 3 (2.80%) RESTful
7 3 (2.80%) HTML
7 3 (2.80%) Ajax
7 3 (2.80%) XML Schema
7 3 (2.80%) ASP.NET
8 2 (1.87%) JAXB
8 2 (1.87%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (1.87%) Entity Framework
8 2 (1.87%) iOS SDK
8 2 (1.87%) REST
8 2 (1.87%) Mustache
8 2 (1.87%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.74%) Mobile App
1 4 (3.74%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.80%) Open Source
3 2 (1.87%) Credit Risk
3 2 (1.87%) Market Risk
4 1 (0.93%) iSeries
4 1 (0.93%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.93%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (0.93%) Grid Computing
4 1 (0.93%) Robotics
4 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.48%) UNIX
2 4 (3.74%) Linux
2 4 (3.74%) Android
2 4 (3.74%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.80%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (57.94%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (37.38%) BDD
3 32 (29.91%) Automation Testing
4 27 (25.23%) Test Automation
4 27 (25.23%) Scrum
5 26 (24.30%) TDD
6 17 (15.89%) Automated Testing
6 17 (15.89%) Test Scripting
7 14 (13.08%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (13.08%) User Acceptance Testing
8 13 (12.15%) E-Commerce
9 8 (7.48%) Waterfall
10 7 (6.54%) OO
10 7 (6.54%) Integration Testing
11 6 (5.61%) Security Testing
11 6 (5.61%) Software Engineering
11 6 (5.61%) Software Testing
11 6 (5.61%) Test Strategy
12 5 (4.67%) OOP
12 5 (4.67%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 58 (54.21%) Java
2 25 (23.36%) C#
3 23 (21.50%) SQL
4 12 (11.21%) Ruby
5 6 (5.61%) Shell Script
5 6 (5.61%) JavaScript
5 6 (5.61%) Groovy
6 4 (3.74%) C++
7 3 (2.80%) Perl
7 3 (2.80%) Python
7 3 (2.80%) XPath
7 3 (2.80%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.87%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.87%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.87%) VBA
8 2 (1.87%) Jython
9 1 (0.93%) Korn
9 1 (0.93%) PHP
9 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.93%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (5.61%) ISEB
2 5 (4.67%) ISTQB
3 3 (2.80%) Degree
3 3 (2.80%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.93%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (0.93%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (14.95%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.93%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (8.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (8.41%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.54%) Oracle
3 6 (5.61%) HP
4 3 (2.80%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.87%) ESRI
6 1 (0.93%) Google
6 1 (0.93%) Coremetrics
6 1 (0.93%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.93%) Sybase
6 1 (0.93%) IBM
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