The median contractor rate for a Automation Analyst was £379 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 March 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 Analyst
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 602 629 632
Rank change year-on-year +27 +3  
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Analyst 6 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.019% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.020% 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 10
Median daily rate £379 £550 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.04% +29.41%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £300 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £570 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £350 £388
% change year-on-year +13.14% -9.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £22.84 -
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. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 42733 51025 51236
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.78% 95.23% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 27760 33065 30937
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1481 1587 2052
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Automation Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Automation Analyst in the UK

Automation Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Automation Analyst in the UK

Automation Analyst
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +26 5 £396 -28.00% 1
London +18 3 £363 -34.09%
Reading - 2 £396 -
Berkshire - 2 £396 -
South East - 2 £396 -
Edinburgh - 1 £350 -
Scotland - 1 £350 -

Automation Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, Automation 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 featuring Automation Analyst in the job title.

1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 5 (26.32%) Linux
2 5 (26.32%) User Stories
3 4 (21.05%) Windows
3 4 (21.05%) Robotics
4 3 (15.79%) VMware
4 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.79%) Project Management
4 3 (15.79%) Service Management
4 3 (15.79%) IaaS
4 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
4 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
4 3 (15.79%) PaaS
4 3 (15.79%) Blue Prism
4 3 (15.79%) Robotic Process Automation
5 2 (10.53%) Prototyping
5 2 (10.53%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (10.53%) SAP BPC
5 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (10.53%) SQL
5 2 (10.53%) SAP
5 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
5 2 (10.53%) Banking
5 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (5.26%) Competitor Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
6 1 (5.26%) Marketing
6 1 (5.26%) Project Planning

Automation Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) Confluence
2 1 (5.26%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (5.26%) MS Project
1 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) SAP BPC
2 1 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) IaaS
1 3 (15.79%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) LAN
1 1 (5.26%) Skype
1 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) JIRA
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Front Office
3 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) CSS
1 1 (5.26%) HTML
1 1 (5.26%) Middleware
1 1 (5.26%) SOAP
1 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Robotics
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Credit Risk
2 1 (5.26%) Fixed Income
2 1 (5.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (5.26%) User Experience
2 1 (5.26%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Linux
2 4 (21.05%) Windows
3 1 (5.26%) AIX
3 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Solaris
3 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) User Stories
2 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (15.79%) Project Management
2 3 (15.79%) Robotic Process Automation
2 3 (15.79%) Service Management
3 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
3 2 (10.53%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (10.53%) Prototyping
3 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.26%) BPMN
4 1 (5.26%) Business Process Modelling
4 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.26%) Process Improvement
4 1 (5.26%) Project Planning
4 1 (5.26%) System Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (5.26%) Test Scripting
4 1 (5.26%) Use Case
4 1 (5.26%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) Java
2 1 (5.26%) Perl
2 1 (5.26%) Python
2 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
2 1 (5.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
1 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Control-M
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Blue Prism
1 3 (15.79%) VMware
2 2 (10.53%) SAP
3 1 (5.26%) Atlassian
3 1 (5.26%) BMC
3 1 (5.26%) Splunk
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