Period
to 19 October 2019

The median contractor rate for an Automation Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 6 months to 19 October 2019.

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 Engineer
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
19 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 166 147 151
Rank change year-on-year -19 +4 -
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 2 29 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.058% 0.79% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.062% 0.84% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 29 8
Hampshire median daily rate - £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.33% -
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £431
% change year-on-year - +4.35% -13.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hampshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire. 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
Hampshire
Contract vacancies in Hampshire with a recognized job title 3,239 3,465 3,347
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.75% 93.95% 95.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,967 2,064 2,009
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £275 £275 £225
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +2.94% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 231 197 162
Hampshire median hourly rate £32.00 £28.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +12.00% -
10th Percentile £11.85 £11.17 £11.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £53.90 £47.42
South East median hourly rate £24.00 £20.17 £18.00
% change year-on-year +18.99% +12.06% -5.26%

Automation Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

Job postings that featured Automation Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hampshire.

Job vacancy trend for Automation Engineer in Hampshire

Automation Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Automation Engineer in Hampshire

Automation Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 19 October 2019, Automation Engineer 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 Hampshire region featuring Automation Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio Team System
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) Azure
1 2 (100.00%) PaaS
1 2 (100.00%) Big Data
1 2 (100.00%) IaaS
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Deployment
2 1 (50.00%) Databricks
2 1 (50.00%) Cosmos DB
2 1 (50.00%) Data Lake
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (50.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (50.00%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
2 1 (50.00%) Azure Data Factory
2 1 (50.00%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) PyCharm
2 1 (50.00%) Serverless
2 1 (50.00%) Deployment Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Azure Functions
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio Code
2 1 (50.00%) Terraform
2 1 (50.00%) Sonatype
2 1 (50.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (50.00%) Docker

Automation Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Solr
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Spark
1 1 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Azure
1 2 (100.00%) IaaS
1 2 (100.00%) PaaS
2 1 (50.00%) Azure Data Factory
2 1 (50.00%) Azure Functions
2 1 (50.00%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
2 1 (50.00%) SaaS
2 1 (50.00%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Big Data
2 1 (50.00%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (50.00%) Cosmos DB
2 1 (50.00%) Data Lake
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (50.00%) Gerrit
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) IntelliJ
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Maven
2 1 (50.00%) PyCharm
2 1 (50.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio Code
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) Kafka
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Deployment
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Build Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Deployment Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Identity Management
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) OWASP
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Docker
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Kubernetes
1 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
1 1 (50.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Databricks
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Sonatype