Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Automation Engineer was £438 per day in advertised job vacancies in Newcastle upon Tyne during the 6 months to 19 November 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
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 121 99
Rank change year-on-year +31 -22 -
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 2 32 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.23% 1.43% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 1.57% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 28 0
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £438 £398 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.06% - -
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £438 £398 -
% change year-on-year +10.06% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate - £53.50 -
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - £53.50 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne. 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
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract vacancies in Newcastle upon Tyne with a recognized job title 809 2042 1318
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.40% 91.16% 94.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 571 1487 867
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £385 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £225 £250
90th Percentile £550 £517 £589
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £375 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 95 73
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £17.49 £27.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.40% +37.50% +22.77%
10th Percentile £9.85 £10.58 £11.69
90th Percentile £47.60 £33.98 £36.85
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £17.10 £27.00 £19.43
% change year-on-year -36.67% +39.00% +27.38%

Automation Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Job vacancy trend for Automation Engineer in Newcastle upon Tyne

Automation Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Automation Engineer in Newcastle upon Tyne

Automation Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, Automation Engineer 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region featuring Automation Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VB
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (50.00%) MOM
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (50.00%) Quality Management
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) SCOM
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
1 1 (50.00%) Change Control
1 1 (50.00%) HP SiteScope
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) Server Monitoring
1 1 (50.00%) Ansible

Automation Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Change Control
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (50.00%) Quality Management
1 1 (50.00%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Ansible
1 1 (50.00%) HP SiteScope
1 1 (50.00%) MOM
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
1 1 (50.00%) SCOM
1 1 (50.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) HP