Period
to 17 October 2018

The median contractor rate for an Automation Analyst was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

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.

Automation Analyst
Central London > City of London
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 254 235 245
Rank change year-on-year -19 +10 +38
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Analyst 5 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.071% 0.058% 0.045%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.075% 0.061% 0.047%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 3
City of London median daily rate £500 £269 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +86.05% -40.28% -10.00%
10th Percentile £424 £256 £430
90th Percentile £525 £288 £525
Central London median daily rate £500 £269 £450
% change year-on-year +86.05% -40.28% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. 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
City of London
Contract vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 6,695 6,505 6,398
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.36% 94.84% 95.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,298 5,092 5,106
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £308
90th Percentile £675 £675 £656
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £465
% change year-on-year - +7.53% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 90 74
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% +2.86% -2.78%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.70 £11.25
90th Percentile £25.50 £30.75 £45.59
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.10 £17.38
% change year-on-year +3.31% +4.17% -3.47%

Automation Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Automation Analyst in the City of London

Automation Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Automation Analyst in the City of London

Automation Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, Automation Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region featuring Automation Analyst in the job title.

1 3 (60.00%) TDD
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (60.00%) Web Services
1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) QA
1 3 (60.00%) Selenium
1 3 (60.00%) FitNesse
1 3 (60.00%) Unit Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (60.00%) RESTful
1 3 (60.00%) WebDriver
1 3 (60.00%) Moq
1 3 (60.00%) Mockito
1 3 (60.00%) ActiveMQ
1 3 (60.00%) NServiceBus
1 3 (60.00%) SpecFlow
1 3 (60.00%) BDD
1 3 (60.00%) RabbitMQ
1 3 (60.00%) SDLC
1 3 (60.00%) SDET
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (20.00%) Robotic Process Automation

Automation Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 3 (60.00%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) FitNesse
1 3 (60.00%) Mockito
1 3 (60.00%) Moq
1 3 (60.00%) Selenium
1 3 (60.00%) SpecFlow
1 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (60.00%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) ActiveMQ
1 3 (60.00%) RabbitMQ
1 3 (60.00%) RESTful
1 3 (60.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) BDD
1 3 (60.00%) SDET
1 3 (60.00%) SDLC
1 3 (60.00%) TDD
1 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (60.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Robotic Process Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft