The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Midlands region that had Automation Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation Analyst
Rank 137 117 125
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +8
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Test Analyst 5 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.16% 0.042% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.044% 0.044%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Median daily rate £338 £288 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.39% -4.16%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £304
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +15.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Automation Test 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
3009 2295 2277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.49% 95.63% 93.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1815 1366 1165
Median daily rate £400 £365 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +8.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £211 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 157 193
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.60 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.63% +3.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £7.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

Automation Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of IT contracts across the West Midlands region that featured Automation Test Analyst in the job title.

Automation Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Automation Test 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 Test Analyst across the West Midlands region.

Automation Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Automation Test Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Test Analyst within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham - 2 £315 -
Coventry - 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 £338 -
Warwickshire - 1 £350 -
Automation Test Analyst
England

Automation Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, Automation Test Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region featuring Automation Test Analyst in the job title.

1 3 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 2 (33.33%) BDD
2 2 (33.33%) SpecFlow
2 2 (33.33%) Selenium
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) QA
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) IBM
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) WinRunner
3 1 (16.67%) HP UFT
3 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
3 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
3 1 (16.67%) System Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (16.67%) Ranorex

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Selenium
1 2 (33.33%) SpecFlow
2 1 (16.67%) HP UFT
2 1 (16.67%) Ranorex
2 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
2 1 (16.67%) WinRunner
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 2 (33.33%) BDD
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (16.67%) System Testing
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) HP
1 1 (16.67%) IBM