Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Automation Test Analyst was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 24 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.

Test Automation Analyst
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 152 161 168
Rank change year-on-year +9 +7 -24
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Test Analyst 8 18 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.26% 0.50% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.52% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 14
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £320 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -4.48% +3.08%
10th Percentile £288 £283 £275
90th Percentile £468 £338 £388
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £320 £350
% change year-on-year +25.00% -8.57% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. 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
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies in West Yorkshire with a recognized job title 2936 3448 4242
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.77% 96.37% 95.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2020 2238 2856
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £256 £259 £259
90th Percentile £543 £550 £525
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 99 181
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £13.00 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.23% -4.38% +9.24%
10th Percentile £9.80 £9.13 £8.58
90th Percentile £40.00 £24.13 £33.75
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.58 £14.00 £13.60
% change year-on-year +4.11% +2.98% +0.70%

Automation Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings that featured Automation Test Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Automation Test Analyst in West Yorkshire

Automation Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Automation Test Analyst in West Yorkshire

Automation Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Automation Test Analyst in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Automation Test Analyst in West Yorkshire

Automation Test Analyst
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Test Analyst within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +10 7 £400 +25.00%
Automation Test Analyst
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 West Yorkshire region featuring Automation Test Analyst in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Selenium
1 8 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (87.50%) Java
3 6 (75.00%) Cucumber
4 5 (62.50%) Test Scripting
4 5 (62.50%) SoapUI
4 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (50.00%) Python
5 4 (50.00%) C#
6 3 (37.50%) HP UFT
6 3 (37.50%) VBScript
6 3 (37.50%) Scrum
6 3 (37.50%) BDD
7 2 (25.00%) Scala
7 2 (25.00%) WebDriver
7 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
7 2 (25.00%) User Stories
7 2 (25.00%) API Testing
7 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
7 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing
7 2 (25.00%) Kanban
7 2 (25.00%) TDD
7 2 (25.00%) JMeter
7 2 (25.00%) JUnit
7 2 (25.00%) SQL
8 1 (12.50%) Web Services
8 1 (12.50%) LoadRunner
8 1 (12.50%) ISEB
8 1 (12.50%) Finance
8 1 (12.50%) Games

Automation Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 (12.50%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
1 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (100.00%) Selenium
2 6 (75.00%) Cucumber
3 5 (62.50%) SoapUI
4 3 (37.50%) HP UFT
5 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (25.00%) JMeter
5 2 (25.00%) JUnit
5 2 (25.00%) WebDriver
6 1 (12.50%) Appium
6 1 (12.50%) Gatling
6 1 (12.50%) JIRA
6 1 (12.50%) LoadRunner
6 1 (12.50%) RSpec
6 1 (12.50%) TestNG
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Gherkin
1 1 (12.50%) JSON
1 1 (12.50%) REST
1 1 (12.50%) RESTful
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Smartphone
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Test Scripting
3 3 (37.50%) BDD
3 3 (37.50%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) API Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Kanban
4 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 2 (25.00%) TDD
4 2 (25.00%) User Stories
5 1 (12.50%) Acceptance Criteria
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (12.50%) Defect Tracking
5 1 (12.50%) Exploratory Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Front End Development
5 1 (12.50%) Pair Programming
5 1 (12.50%) QA Automation
5 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) Python
3 3 (37.50%) VBScript
4 2 (25.00%) Scala
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
5 1 (12.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (12.50%) QA
1 1 (12.50%) WCAG