The median contractor rate for an Automation Analyst was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 24 June 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.

Automation Analyst
UK / England
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 567 622 617
Rank change year-on-year +55 -5  
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Analyst 15 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.035% 0.020% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.021% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 5
Median daily rate £500 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -11.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £325 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £325 £400
% change year-on-year +13.07% -18.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £13.50

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 40228 46925 48391
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.73% 95.04% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 26246 30992 30918
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1226 1370 1877
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Automation Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Automation Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Automation Analyst in England

Automation Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Automation Analyst in England

Automation Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Automation Analyst in England over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Automation Analyst in England

Automation Analyst
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Analyst within the England region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. 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 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
London +21 9 £500 +11.11% 2
Yorkshire - 3 £395 -
South West - 2 - - 1
South East +28 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £340 -
Automation Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, Automation 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 England region featuring Automation Analyst in the job title.

1 7 (33.33%) Finance
2 6 (28.57%) VMware
2 6 (28.57%) SQL
3 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (23.81%) Banking
3 5 (23.81%) Test Automation
4 4 (19.05%) Cucumber
4 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
4 4 (19.05%) QA
4 4 (19.05%) Performance Testing
4 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (19.05%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (19.05%) Docker
4 4 (19.05%) JMeter
4 4 (19.05%) Linux
5 3 (14.29%) Tomcat
5 3 (14.29%) Python
5 3 (14.29%) Java
5 3 (14.29%) Perl
5 3 (14.29%) Unix
5 3 (14.29%) Nagios
5 3 (14.29%) JUnit
5 3 (14.29%) XML
5 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
5 3 (14.29%) CA
5 3 (14.29%) LoadRunner
5 3 (14.29%) Service Management
5 3 (14.29%) Perforce
5 3 (14.29%) PostgreSQL

Automation Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 (14.29%) nginx
1 3 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 2 (9.52%) Skype for Business
3 1 (4.76%) SAS
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) SAP BPC
2 1 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) Skype
2 1 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) Hazelcast
1 3 (14.29%) HBase
1 3 (14.29%) InterSystems Cache
1 3 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.76%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Cucumber
1 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
1 4 (19.05%) JMeter
2 3 (14.29%) Appium
2 3 (14.29%) Gatling
2 3 (14.29%) JIRA
2 3 (14.29%) JUnit
2 3 (14.29%) LoadRunner
2 3 (14.29%) Protractor
2 3 (14.29%) Selenium
2 3 (14.29%) SoapUI
2 3 (14.29%) Subversion
2 3 (14.29%) TestNG
2 3 (14.29%) WebDriver
3 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.76%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (23.81%) Banking
3 3 (14.29%) Marketing
4 1 (4.76%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) JSON
1 3 (14.29%) Kafka
1 3 (14.29%) XML
2 1 (4.76%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) CGI
2 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
1 2 (9.52%) Robotics
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Credit Risk
2 1 (4.76%) Virtual Team
2 1 (4.76%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Linux
2 3 (14.29%) Unix
3 2 (9.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (23.81%) Test Automation
2 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (19.05%) Performance Testing
3 3 (14.29%) API Development
3 3 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (14.29%) DevOps
3 3 (14.29%) Exploratory Testing
3 3 (14.29%) Extreme Programming
3 3 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 3 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (14.29%) Robotic Process Automation
3 3 (14.29%) Scenario Testing
3 3 (14.29%) Scrum
3 3 (14.29%) Service Management
3 3 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
3 3 (14.29%) User Stories
4 2 (9.52%) Project Management
5 1 (4.76%) Data Ingestion
5 1 (4.76%) Decision Tree
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) SQL
2 3 (14.29%) Java
2 3 (14.29%) Perl
2 3 (14.29%) Python
2 3 (14.29%) Ruby
3 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.76%) C#
3 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
3 1 (4.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (4.76%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) QA
2 1 (4.76%) IFRS
2 1 (4.76%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) Docker
1 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (14.29%) Nagios
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) VMware
2 3 (14.29%) CA
2 3 (14.29%) Perforce
2 3 (14.29%) SOASTA, Inc
3 2 (9.52%) Blue Prism
3 2 (9.52%) SAP
4 1 (4.76%) Cognos
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.76%) Tableau
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