The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Testing over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Testing
Rank - - 24
Contract jobs citing Agile Testing 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - - 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £315 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.03% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £20.00
Agile Testing
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
205 181 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 85.06% 84.19% 78.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 55 31
Average daily rate £400 £341 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.21% -11.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £230 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £420 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 20 9
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £44.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.92 £31.50 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Agile Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Agile Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Agile Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Agile Testing Daily Rate Trend in Chester