The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Automation 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 Test Automation Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation Analyst
Rank 607 591 546
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -45
Contract jobs requiring a Test Automation Analyst 6 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.002% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.002% 0.024%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 6
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£348 - £488
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 - £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 - £425
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 49001 45588
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.58% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 32558 29967 26404
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
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 1943 1955 2128
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.29 £38.59 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

Test Automation Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Automation Analyst in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Automation Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Test Automation Analyst
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Test Automation Analyst within the UK.

Test Automation Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Test Automation Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Automation Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Test Automation Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Test Automation Analyst
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 3 July 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 -26 6 £348 - 2
London - 4 £423 -
Hampshire +2 1 £325 -
South East -13 1 £325 -
South West - 1 £325 - 1
Andover - 1 £325 -
Bristol - 1 £325 -

Test Automation Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Test Automation 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 Test Automation Analyst in their job title.

1 9 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (44.44%) WebDriver
2 4 (44.44%) Cucumber
2 4 (44.44%) Selenium
2 4 (44.44%) Java
3 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 3 (33.33%) Banking
4 2 (22.22%) Ruby
4 2 (22.22%) BDD
4 2 (22.22%) QA
4 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 2 (22.22%) XML
4 2 (22.22%) HP UFT
4 2 (22.22%) C#
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) COBOL
5 1 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (11.11%) JCL
5 1 (11.11%) Mainframe
5 1 (11.11%) Scrum
5 1 (11.11%) ChangeMan
5 1 (11.11%) Linux
5 1 (11.11%) JBoss
5 1 (11.11%) Python
5 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
5 1 (11.11%) ETL
5 1 (11.11%) IBM
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 1 (11.11%) HP
5 1 (11.11%) ISEB

Test Automation Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Test Automation 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 Test Automation Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) JBoss
1 1 (11.11%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Selenium
1 4 (44.44%) WebDriver
1 4 (44.44%) Cucumber
2 2 (22.22%) HP UFT
3 1 (11.11%) ChangeMan
3 1 (11.11%) JIRA
3 1 (11.11%) Selenium IDE
3 1 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (11.11%) TestNG
3 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 1 (11.11%) JUnit
General
1 3 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) XML
2 1 (11.11%) REST
2 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) SOAP
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (11.11%) Mainframe
1 1 (11.11%) VSAM
1 1 (11.11%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 2 (22.22%) BDD
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Release Management
4 1 (11.11%) ETL
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 2 (22.22%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) Ruby
3 1 (11.11%) COBOL
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) Python
3 1 (11.11%) JCL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) CA Endevor
1 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) IBM
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) HP
1 1 (11.11%) CA
1 1 (11.11%) Ericsson
1 1 (11.11%) Atlassian