The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Testing over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Testing
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Agile Testing 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £255
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +25.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
339 209 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 82.68% 76.28% 71.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 130 143
Average daily rate £425 £370 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.86% -5.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 12
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £14.50 £14.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.43 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%

Agile Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Agile Testing across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Agile Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Agile Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Agile Testing across the Bedfordshire region.

Agile Testing Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Agile Testing
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Agile Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Agile Testing.

1 2 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Extreme Programming
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET

Agile Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Agile Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Agile Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Web Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Extreme Programming
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL