The median contractor rate for an Automation Test Analyst was - per day in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 3 months to 25 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.

Test Automation Analyst
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 46 64
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Test Analyst 0 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales - 0.85% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.87% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Median daily rate - £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.69%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year - +0.71%  
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 South Wales. 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
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 509 460 575
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 96.22% 97.25% 97.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 352 305 435
Median daily rate £358 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.53% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 26 23
Median hourly rate £16.28 £13.50 £13.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.59% -2.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.88 £9.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.10 £41.05 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Automation Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Automation Test Analyst in South Wales

Automation Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Automation Test Analyst in South Wales