The median contractor rate for a Automation Test Analyst was £356 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 3 months to 29 April 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
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 99 94
Rank change year-on-year +17 -5  
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Test Analyst 4 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.38% 0.26% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.27% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 5
Median daily rate £356 £275 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.54% -15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £267 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £305 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +7.69% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London 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 1037 1499 1269
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 98.02% 96.15% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 704 1068 845
Median daily rate £400 £408 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.96% +16.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year +1.01% +5.60%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 34 40
Median hourly rate £15.86 £11.00 £12.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.18% -9.65%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £10.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £18.50 £30.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.83
% change year-on-year - +4.01%  

Automation Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Automation Test Analyst in Leeds

Automation Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Automation Test Analyst in Leeds

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 Leeds region featuring Automation Test Analyst in the job title.

1 3 (60.00%) JMeter
1 3 (60.00%) Selenium
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (20.00%) JBehave
3 1 (20.00%) Confluence
3 1 (20.00%) MSTest
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Splunk
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Gherkin
3 1 (20.00%) Jasmine
3 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Gatling
3 1 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Management
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing

Automation Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (60.00%) JMeter
1 3 (60.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (20.00%) Gatling
3 1 (20.00%) HP UFT
3 1 (20.00%) Jasmine
3 1 (20.00%) JBehave
3 1 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) MSTest
3 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Kanban
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Test Management
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Splunk
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