The first table below looks at the demand for Agile Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Testing over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Berkshire region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Testing
Rank 116 - 137
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Testing 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.040% - 0.063%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.055% - 0.096%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£520 - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-24.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £19.00
Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1817 1659 2090
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.56% 68.38% 66.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 867 722 811
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 31 45
Average hourly rate £17.07 £30.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.10% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £14.50 £14.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £37.50 £53.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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Agile Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Agile Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Agile Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Agile Testing Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Agile Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Agile Testing across the Berkshire region.

Agile Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Agile Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
1 2 (66.67%) QA
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle E-Business Tax
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle TCA
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) SLA

Agile Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle iProcurement
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle E-Business Tax
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Internet Expenses
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle TCA
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) QA Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Senior QA Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Functional Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) HP