The median contractor rate for an Automation Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 3 months to 29 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 Engineer
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 102 103
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds - 0.20% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.21% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Leeds median daily rate - - £375
West Yorkshire median daily rate - - £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds. 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
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1097 1424 1469
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 98.30% 95.70% 95.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 2369 3621 4182
Leeds median daily rate £400 £410 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.54% +17.26%  
10th Percentile £277 £300 £250
90th Percentile £538 £570 £516
West Yorkshire median daily rate £395 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -1.25% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 78 203
Leeds median hourly rate £15.86 £12.82 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.71% -5.70%  
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.20 £8.50
90th Percentile £25.50 £23.75 £40.00
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.43 £13.50 £13.87
% change year-on-year -0.51% -2.66%  

Automation Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Automation Engineer in Leeds

Automation Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Automation Engineer in Leeds