The table below looks at the statistics for the Automation Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automation Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Analyst
Rank 72 - 52
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Analyst 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.15% - 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% - 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £375 - £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.37% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Automation Analyst
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region. 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
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
645 675 512
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 96.85% 97.26% 96.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 453 406 277
Average daily rate £350 £363 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 32 30
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £11.00 £13.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.26 £22.50 £97.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Automation Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Automation Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Automation Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Automation Analyst across the Wales region.

Automation Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Automation Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Analyst within the Wales region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
South Wales - 1 £375 -
Automation Analyst
UK

Automation Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region that cited 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 Automation Analyst in their job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) Java
2 6 (75.00%) Selenium
2 6 (75.00%) Cucumber
2 6 (75.00%) Gherkin
3 4 (50.00%) BDD
3 4 (50.00%) JBehave
3 4 (50.00%) QA
3 4 (50.00%) Automation Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
5 2 (25.00%) Mercurial
5 2 (25.00%) TeamCity
5 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
5 2 (25.00%) Load Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (25.00%) SpecFlow
5 2 (25.00%) DevOps
5 2 (25.00%) SDET
5 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (25.00%) C#
5 2 (25.00%) SQL
5 2 (25.00%) Banking
5 2 (25.00%) Finance
5 2 (25.00%) Scrum
6 1 (12.50%) Financial Institution
6 1 (12.50%) AS400
6 1 (12.50%) .NET
6 1 (12.50%) System Testing
6 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing

Automation Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region that cited 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 Automation Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Cucumber
1 6 (75.00%) Selenium
2 4 (50.00%) JBehave
3 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (25.00%) Mercurial
3 2 (25.00%) SpecFlow
3 2 (25.00%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (25.00%) Banking
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 4 (50.00%) BDD
3 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (25.00%) DevOps
4 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Load Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Scrum
5 1 (12.50%) System Testing
5 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (25.00%) SDET