Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Automation Test Analyst was £300 per day in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Test Automation Analyst
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 127 110 125
Rank change year-on-year -17 +15 -2
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Test Analyst 5 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.21% 0.057% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.062% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 8
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £300 £245 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.45% -20.00% -0.81%
10th Percentile £292 £243 £206
90th Percentile £313 £248 £332
South East median daily rate £325 £351 £350
% change year-on-year -7.28% +0.14% +9.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £39.37 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies in Buckinghamshire with a recognized job title 2249 1620 2528
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.97% 93.10% 95.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 997 842 1271
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £228 £213 £225
90th Percentile £525 £538 £513
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 78 108
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% - +12.00%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.00 £9.16
90th Percentile £42.50 £39.13 £31.10
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.63 £18.50
% change year-on-year -8.28% +6.08% +15.63%

Automation Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings that featured Automation Test Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for Automation Test Analyst in Buckinghamshire

Automation Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Automation Test Analyst in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Automation Test Analyst in Buckinghamshire

Automation Test Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes - 3 £300 -
Automation Test Analyst
South East

Automation Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, 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 Buckinghamshire region featuring Automation Test Analyst in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (80.00%) Selenium
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) SDLC
4 2 (40.00%) QA
4 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
4 2 (40.00%) JIRA
4 2 (40.00%) C#
4 2 (40.00%) Java
4 2 (40.00%) .NET
4 2 (40.00%) Open Source
4 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
5 1 (20.00%) DevOps
5 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (20.00%) Appium
5 1 (20.00%) BDD
5 1 (20.00%) Bitbucket
5 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (20.00%) Confluence
5 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
5 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (20.00%) OOP
5 1 (20.00%) OO
5 1 (20.00%) ISEB
5 1 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) Games
5 1 (20.00%) Scrum
5 1 (20.00%) TDD

Automation Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (40.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) Appium
3 1 (20.00%) Bitbucket
3 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) SDLC
4 2 (40.00%) Open Source
5 1 (20.00%) BDD
5 1 (20.00%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (20.00%) DevOps
5 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (20.00%) OO
5 1 (20.00%) OOP
5 1 (20.00%) Scrum
5 1 (20.00%) TDD
5 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (20.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA