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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Test Analyst
Rank 566 563 544
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -19
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Test Analyst 67 47 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.084% 0.082%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.091% 0.089%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 25 24
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£350 £375 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £219 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £495 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £304
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -1.23%
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
54235 51432 48394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.81% 92.07% 92.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 34663 31190 28805
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
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 1992 1996 2114
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 +10 57 £356 -5.00% 17
South East -13 24 £369 +47.50% 2
London 0 20 £375 -6.25% 5
Hampshire +6 15 £350 +84.21%
Scotland -8 7 £350 - 2
Glasgow +11 5 £350 - 2
Yorkshire -25 5 £388 +24.00% 1
South West - 5 £330 -
West Yorkshire -24 4 £388 +19.23% 1
City of London +3 3 £340 -30.25% 2
Berkshire 0 3 £400 -11.11%
Devon - 3 £325 -
South Wales - 3 £388 -
Wales - 3 £388 -
Reading - 3 £400 -
Plymouth - 3 £325 -
Winchester - 3 £326 -
Leeds - 3 £388 - 1
Cardiff - 3 £388 -
Milton Keynes -7 2 £320 - 1
Buckinghamshire -12 2 £320 +6.66% 1
West Sussex - 2 £388 -
East of England - 2 £313 - 4
Worthing - 2 £388 -
East Sussex +3 1 £375 +87.50%
Southampton -1 1 £338 +77.63%
Bristol - 1 £330 -
Somerset - 1 £350 -
Bradford - 1 - -
Taunton - 1 £350 -

Automation Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 75 (67.57%) Selenium
2 66 (59.46%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (50.45%) Java
4 43 (38.74%) Cucumber
5 40 (36.04%) BDD
6 29 (26.13%) Test Automation
6 29 (26.13%) Automation Testing
7 27 (24.32%) Finance
8 25 (22.52%) Software Testing
8 25 (22.52%) Test Scripting
9 24 (21.62%) WebDriver
9 24 (21.62%) C#
10 23 (20.72%) HP UFT
10 23 (20.72%) TDD
11 22 (19.82%) Continuous Integration
12 21 (18.92%) Scrum
13 18 (16.22%) Gherkin
14 17 (15.32%) SQL
15 16 (14.41%) ISTQB
15 16 (14.41%) JIRA
16 15 (13.51%) QA
17 14 (12.61%) User Acceptance Testing
17 14 (12.61%) Web Services
17 14 (12.61%) XML
18 13 (11.71%) SpecFlow
19 12 (10.81%) Oracle
19 12 (10.81%) Automated Testing
20 11 (9.91%) .NET
20 11 (9.91%) JUnit
20 11 (9.91%) Waterfall

Automation Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (1.80%) WebLogic
1 2 (1.80%) IIS
1 2 (1.80%) JBoss
2 1 (0.90%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.90%) CMS
2 1 (0.90%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.90%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (0.90%) Confluence
2 1 (0.90%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (0.90%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.90%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.90%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.50%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.50%) DB2
1 5 (4.50%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (4.50%) Oracle Database
2 4 (3.60%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.70%) MySQL
4 2 (1.80%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.80%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.80%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.90%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 75 (67.57%) Selenium
2 43 (38.74%) Cucumber
3 24 (21.62%) WebDriver
4 23 (20.72%) HP UFT
5 16 (14.41%) JIRA
6 13 (11.71%) SpecFlow
7 11 (9.91%) JUnit
7 11 (9.91%) Jenkins
8 8 (7.21%) Maven
9 7 (6.31%) Subversion
9 7 (6.31%) JMeter
9 7 (6.31%) Git (software)
9 7 (6.31%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (5.41%) SoapUI
10 6 (5.41%) Visual Studio
11 5 (4.50%) LoadRunner
11 5 (4.50%) JBehave
12 4 (3.60%) TestNG
12 4 (3.60%) Eclipse
12 4 (3.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 27 (24.32%) Finance
2 6 (5.41%) Banking
3 5 (4.50%) Retail
4 4 (3.60%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.80%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.80%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.90%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.90%) Marketing
6 1 (0.90%) Automotive
6 1 (0.90%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (16.22%) Gherkin
2 14 (12.61%) Web Services
2 14 (12.61%) XML
3 11 (9.91%) .NET
4 8 (7.21%) JSON
5 7 (6.31%) HTML
5 7 (6.31%) SOAP
6 6 (5.41%) Spring
7 4 (3.60%) CSS
8 3 (2.70%) AngularJS
8 3 (2.70%) RESTful
9 2 (1.80%) REST
9 2 (1.80%) JSP
9 2 (1.80%) J2EE
9 2 (1.80%) Ajax
9 2 (1.80%) JAXB
10 1 (0.90%) WebSphere MQ
10 1 (0.90%) Middleware
10 1 (0.90%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 1 (0.90%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.31%) Mobile App
2 2 (1.80%) New Media
3 1 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (0.90%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.90%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.90%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.90%) Credit Risk
3 1 (0.90%) iSeries
3 1 (0.90%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.41%) UNIX
1 6 (5.41%) Linux
2 4 (3.60%) AIX
3 2 (1.80%) Android
3 2 (1.80%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (59.46%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (36.04%) BDD
3 29 (26.13%) Test Automation
3 29 (26.13%) Automation Testing
4 25 (22.52%) Test Scripting
4 25 (22.52%) Software Testing
5 23 (20.72%) TDD
6 22 (19.82%) Continuous Integration
7 21 (18.92%) Scrum
8 14 (12.61%) User Acceptance Testing
9 12 (10.81%) Automated Testing
10 11 (9.91%) Unit Testing
10 11 (9.91%) Waterfall
11 10 (9.01%) Software Engineering
12 9 (8.11%) Performance Testing
12 9 (8.11%) Migration
12 9 (8.11%) E-Commerce
13 7 (6.31%) OO
13 7 (6.31%) Manual Testing
14 6 (5.41%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 56 (50.45%) Java
2 24 (21.62%) C#
3 17 (15.32%) SQL
4 9 (8.11%) JavaScript
5 8 (7.21%) Ruby
6 6 (5.41%) Python
7 5 (4.50%) VB
8 2 (1.80%) PHP
8 2 (1.80%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.80%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.90%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.90%) XPath
9 1 (0.90%) Groovy
9 1 (0.90%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (14.41%) ISTQB
2 9 (8.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 8 (7.21%) ISEB
4 3 (2.70%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.70%) Degree
4 3 (2.70%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.80%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.80%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (13.51%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (4.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (10.81%) Oracle
2 10 (9.01%) Microsoft
3 9 (8.11%) HP
4 4 (3.60%) Ab Initio
5 2 (1.80%) Talend
6 1 (0.90%) IBM
6 1 (0.90%) Google
6 1 (0.90%) Coremetrics
6 1 (0.90%) Atlassian
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