The table below looks at the statistics for the Automation Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands 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 4 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Analyst
Rank 126 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Analyst 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.037% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£285 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £110.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-87.72% +144.44%
Automation Analyst
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2484 2149 1611
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 92.48% 91.45% 92.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1481 1112 734
Average daily rate £375 £345 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 155 145 143
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -1.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

Automation Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Automation Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Automation Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Automation Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Automation Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 May 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
Staffordshire - 1 £285 -
Automation Analyst
England

Automation Analyst
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (50.00%) PHPUnit
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Usability Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro

Automation Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 2 (100.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (50.00%) PHPUnit
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Usability Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) HP