The first table below looks at the demand for the Agile Tester role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 31 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 Job Titles advertised for the City of London 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Tester
Rank 192 218 222
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +4
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Tester 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.052% 0.014% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.015% 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
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£473 - £394
90% offered a daily rate of more than £455 - £389
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 - £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5306 6559 7187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.01% 92.62% 92.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 3866 4817 5233
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 171 169
Average hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.64 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.11 £44.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Agile Tester
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Agile Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Agile Tester in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Agile Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Agile Tester
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Agile Tester across the City of London region.

Agile Tester Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Agile Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Agile Tester in their job title 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 with Agile Tester in their job title.

1 4 (66.67%) Java
1 4 (66.67%) TDD
1 4 (66.67%) Scrum
1 4 (66.67%) Selenium
1 4 (66.67%) BDD
2 3 (50.00%) QA
2 3 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) Web Services
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 2 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
4 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
4 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
4 1 (16.67%) Concordion
4 1 (16.67%) SpecFlow
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Testing
4 1 (16.67%) User Stories
4 1 (16.67%) System Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) WATIR
4 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 1 (16.67%) FitNesse
4 1 (16.67%) jQuery
4 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (16.67%) NUnit

Agile Tester
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Agile Tester in their job title 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 with Agile Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
1 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Selenium
2 3 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (33.33%) WebDriver
4 1 (16.67%) Concordion
4 1 (16.67%) SpecFlow
4 1 (16.67%) FitNesse
4 1 (16.67%) JUnit
4 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
4 1 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (16.67%) NUnit
4 1 (16.67%) Subversion
4 1 (16.67%) WATIR
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Games
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) Ajax
2 1 (16.67%) JSON
2 1 (16.67%) jQuery
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Scrum
1 4 (66.67%) TDD
1 4 (66.67%) BDD
2 3 (50.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) OOP
4 1 (16.67%) OO
4 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (16.67%) System Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Testing
4 1 (16.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA