The median contractor rate for an Automation Test Analyst was £365 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 3 months to 27 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
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 112 139 137
Rank change year-on-year +27 -2  
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Test Analyst 5 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.25% 0.32% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.33% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 6
Median daily rate £365 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.30% -7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £304 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £350 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £339 £350 £350
% change year-on-year -3.21% -  
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 Yorkshire. 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
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1959 2715 2779
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 96.69% 96.24% 95.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1266 1859 1861
Median daily rate £388 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 63 112
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.32 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.61% +17.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.20 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.96 £32.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Automation Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Automation Test Analyst in Yorkshire

Automation Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Automation Test Analyst in Yorkshire

Automation Test Analyst
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
West Yorkshire +14 4 £333 +3.90% 1
South Yorkshire +5 1 £370 +5.71%
Automation Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Yorkshire region featuring Automation Test Analyst in the job title.

1 13 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (53.85%) Selenium
3 6 (46.15%) QA
3 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (38.46%) Test Scripting
4 5 (38.46%) SoapUI
5 4 (30.77%) Groovy
5 4 (30.77%) Manual Testing
5 4 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (30.77%) SOAP
6 3 (23.08%) Java
6 3 (23.08%) JMeter
6 3 (23.08%) Cucumber
7 2 (15.38%) BDD
7 2 (15.38%) Test Management
7 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (15.38%) WebDriver
7 2 (15.38%) Scrum
7 2 (15.38%) HP
7 2 (15.38%) SQL
7 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
7 2 (15.38%) HP UFT
7 2 (15.38%) LoadRunner
7 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
8 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
8 1 (7.69%) JIRA
8 1 (7.69%) TDD
8 1 (7.69%) Kanban
8 1 (7.69%) Usability Testing

Automation Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) Confluence
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Selenium
2 5 (38.46%) SoapUI
3 3 (23.08%) Cucumber
3 3 (23.08%) JMeter
4 2 (15.38%) HP UFT
4 2 (15.38%) LoadRunner
4 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
4 2 (15.38%) WebDriver
5 1 (7.69%) Gatling
5 1 (7.69%) Jasmine
5 1 (7.69%) JBehave
5 1 (7.69%) JIRA
5 1 (7.69%) MSTest
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) SOAP
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) Gherkin
2 1 (7.69%) HTML
2 1 (7.69%) Web Services
2 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (38.46%) Test Scripting
4 4 (30.77%) Manual Testing
4 4 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (15.38%) BDD
5 2 (15.38%) Scrum
5 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Test Management
6 1 (7.69%) ATDD
6 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
6 1 (7.69%) DevOps
6 1 (7.69%) Functional Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Kanban
6 1 (7.69%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Scenario Testing
6 1 (7.69%) SDLC
6 1 (7.69%) TDD
6 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
6 1 (7.69%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) Groovy
2 3 (23.08%) Java
3 2 (15.38%) SQL
4 1 (7.69%) C++
4 1 (7.69%) Python
4 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) ISEB
1 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (46.15%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) HP
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Splunk