The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Testing over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Testing
Rank 64 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Testing 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.43% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£394 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £306 £350
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £19.00
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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 Bristol region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
670 432 634
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 72.83% 70.47% 71.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 475 315 405
Average daily rate £375 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 9 35
Average hourly rate £20.00 £40.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.43 £13.20 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.25 £45.00 £50.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

Agile Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Agile Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Agile Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Agile Testing Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Agile Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Java
3 4 (66.67%) Linux
3 4 (66.67%) Web Services
3 4 (66.67%) FitNesse
3 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (66.67%) RESTful
3 4 (66.67%) Cucumber
3 4 (66.67%) Jenkins
4 3 (50.00%) BDD
4 3 (50.00%) Selenium
4 3 (50.00%) Finance
5 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
5 2 (33.33%) Electronics
5 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
5 2 (33.33%) Programme Management
5 2 (33.33%) TDD
5 2 (33.33%) Maven
5 2 (33.33%) Ruby
5 2 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (33.33%) Marketing
5 2 (33.33%) QA
5 2 (33.33%) WATIR
5 2 (33.33%) UNIX
5 2 (33.33%) DTV
5 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (33.33%) RDBMS
5 2 (33.33%) PHP
5 2 (33.33%) SQL

Agile Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 2 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) FitNesse
1 4 (66.67%) Cucumber
1 4 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 3 (50.00%) Selenium
3 2 (33.33%) Maven
3 2 (33.33%) WATIR
3 2 (33.33%) Hudson
3 2 (33.33%) WebDriver
4 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 2 (33.33%) Electronics
2 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (33.33%) Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Java Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) QA Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Web Services
1 4 (66.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (50.00%) BDD
4 2 (33.33%) Programme Management
4 2 (33.33%) TDD
4 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) Kanban
4 2 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (33.33%) Web Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 1 (16.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) Ruby
2 2 (33.33%) PHP
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) SAP
Bristol, Avon
Elevate Direct
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