The table below looks at the statistics for the Automation Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automation Engineer 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 Engineer
Rank 108 103 100
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 7 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.35% 0.23% 0.065%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.24% 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 1
Average daily rate £340 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.20% +3.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 - £37.50
Automation Engineer
Yorkshire

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
1909 1664 1472
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 95.40% 94.98% 96.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1287 1127 894
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 67 58
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £9.50 £9.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £30.00 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Automation Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

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
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Automation Engineer across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Automation Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Automation Engineer
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Engineer within the West Yorkshire 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
Leeds -15 7 £340 -6.20% 7
Automation Engineer
Yorkshire

Automation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

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

1 7 (58.33%) Configuration Management
1 7 (58.33%) Selenium
2 6 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 5 (41.67%) BDD
3 5 (41.67%) Test Automation
3 5 (41.67%) Test Scripting
4 4 (33.33%) DevOps
4 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (33.33%) TDD
4 4 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
4 4 (33.33%) SDLC
5 3 (25.00%) Linux
6 2 (16.67%) Cucumber
6 2 (16.67%) Puppet
6 2 (16.67%) Java
7 1 (8.33%) Defect Management
7 1 (8.33%) QA Automation
7 1 (8.33%) SQL
7 1 (8.33%) .NET
7 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
7 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
7 1 (8.33%) SOAP
7 1 (8.33%) Web Services
7 1 (8.33%) XML
7 1 (8.33%) XSD
7 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
7 1 (8.33%) JMeter
7 1 (8.33%) Workflow
7 1 (8.33%) Automotive
7 1 (8.33%) Legal

Automation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

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

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Selenium
2 2 (16.67%) Cucumber
3 1 (8.33%) FitNesse
3 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (8.33%) JIRA
3 1 (8.33%) JMeter
3 1 (8.33%) Liquibase
3 1 (8.33%) Maven
3 1 (8.33%) SoapUI
3 1 (8.33%) SpecFlow
3 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (8.33%) Automotive
1 1 (8.33%) Legal
1 1 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) SOAP
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
1 1 (8.33%) WSDL
1 1 (8.33%) XML
1 1 (8.33%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) STB
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) CentOS
2 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Configuration Management
2 6 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 5 (41.67%) BDD
3 5 (41.67%) Test Automation
3 5 (41.67%) Test Scripting
4 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (33.33%) DevOps
4 4 (33.33%) SDLC
4 4 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
4 4 (33.33%) TDD
5 1 (8.33%) ATDD
5 1 (8.33%) Automation Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Build Automation
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (8.33%) Defect Management
5 1 (8.33%) High Availability
5 1 (8.33%) QA Automation
5 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
5 1 (8.33%) Test Planning
5 1 (8.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (8.33%) Python
2 1 (8.33%) Ruby
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (8.33%) Siemens
1 1 (8.33%) VMware
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