The median contractor rate for a Automation Test Analyst was £338 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 3 months to 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation Analyst
England / Yorkshire
Rank 118 126 122
Rank change year-on-year +8 -4  
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Test Analyst 8 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.38% 0.32% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.33% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 10
Median daily rate £338 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.84% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £269 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £340 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £306 £325
% change year-on-year +14.28% -5.76%  
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 2066 2704 2497
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 97.00% 96.43% 95.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1274 1783 1575
Median daily rate £400 £383 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £255 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £462
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 113 135
Median hourly rate £12.50 £14.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.71% +12.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £9.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £40.20 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Automation Test Analyst in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 23 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
West Yorkshire +8 8 £338 +25.00% 3
Automation Test Analyst
England

Automation Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 8 (66.67%) SOAP
1 8 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
1 8 (66.67%) QA
1 8 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 8 (66.67%) Manual Testing
1 8 (66.67%) SoapUI
2 7 (58.33%) Groovy
3 3 (25.00%) JMeter
3 3 (25.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (16.67%) LoadRunner
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) Selenium
5 1 (8.33%) Kanban
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Test Management
5 1 (8.33%) Splunk
5 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
5 1 (8.33%) Gherkin
5 1 (8.33%) Jasmine
5 1 (8.33%) Functional Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Automation Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Gatling
5 1 (8.33%) TDD
5 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
5 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
5 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio

Automation Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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 (8.33%) Confluence
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 8 (66.67%) SoapUI
2 3 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (25.00%) JMeter
3 2 (16.67%) LoadRunner
3 2 (16.67%) Selenium
4 1 (8.33%) Gatling
4 1 (8.33%) HP UFT
4 1 (8.33%) Jasmine
4 1 (8.33%) JBehave
4 1 (8.33%) JIRA
4 1 (8.33%) MSTest
4 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) SOAP
2 1 (8.33%) Gherkin
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Manual Testing
1 8 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 8 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Automation Testing
3 1 (8.33%) BDD
3 1 (8.33%) Functional Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Kanban
3 1 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (8.33%) TDD
3 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (8.33%) Test Management
3 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Splunk