The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation Analyst
Rank 578 563 582
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +19
Contract jobs requiring a Test Automation Analyst 2 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.012% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.004% 0.013% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 3
Average daily rate
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- £500 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £425 £438
% change year-on-year
- -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
49763 47179 53563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.42% 92.54% 92.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 30243 27592 29833
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1973 2142 2712
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%

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
Top 10 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 23 July 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 -17 2 - -
Hampshire - 1 - -
South East - 1 - -
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -
Brentwood - - - -
London - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Winchester - - - -
Essex - - - -

Test Automation Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (85.71%) Selenium
3 5 (71.43%) Automated Testing
4 4 (57.14%) C#
4 4 (57.14%) BDD
5 3 (42.86%) .NET
5 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio
5 3 (42.86%) QA
5 3 (42.86%) Manual Testing
5 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (42.86%) Cucumber
6 2 (28.57%) RSpec
6 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
6 2 (28.57%) MSTest
6 2 (28.57%) SpecFlow
6 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (28.57%) FitNesse
6 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
6 2 (28.57%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (28.57%) Scrum
6 2 (28.57%) NUnit
6 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 2 (28.57%) JUnit
6 2 (28.57%) Java
7 1 (14.29%) HP
7 1 (14.29%) JMeter
7 1 (14.29%) Maven
7 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
7 1 (14.29%) JIRA

Test Automation Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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.

Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Selenium
2 3 (42.86%) Cucumber
2 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio
2 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (28.57%) RSpec
3 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
3 2 (28.57%) MSTest
3 2 (28.57%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (28.57%) NUnit
3 2 (28.57%) SpecFlow
3 2 (28.57%) FitNesse
3 2 (28.57%) JUnit
4 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
4 1 (14.29%) Maven
4 1 (14.29%) JIRA
4 1 (14.29%) JMeter
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (71.43%) Automated Testing
3 4 (57.14%) BDD
4 3 (42.86%) Manual Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Scrum
6 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
6 1 (14.29%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) HP