The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Yorkshire region that had Automation Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automation Engineer
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank - 110 99
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 0 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire - 0.051% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.053% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Median daily rate - £450 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +24.13%
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.50 £36.00 -
% change year-on-year
+48.61% -

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 Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1382 1876 1656
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 95.64% 95.23% 95.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 889 1234 1131
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 63 65
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.25 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.75% +22.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.65 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £45.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.08
% change year-on-year
- +8.83%

Automation Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the West Yorkshire region that featured Automation Engineer in the job title.

Automation Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Automation Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Automation Engineer Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Automation Engineer Skill Set
Top 12 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, Automation Engineer 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 Yorkshire region featuring Automation Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) Server Building
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Environments

Automation Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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:

Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 1 (50.00%) Server Building
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
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