The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Tester
Rank 179 195 -
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Tester 7 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.14% 0.069% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.074% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Average daily rate
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£488 £268 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+82.24% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £281 £315 -
% change year-on-year
-10.71% -
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 Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4701 5391 5260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.81% 93.38% 93.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 3589 3786 3909
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 85 117
Average hourly rate £18.70 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.50% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.80 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £33.75 £72.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Tester across the City of London region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

Agile Tester Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) TDD
3 5 (71.43%) QA
4 4 (57.14%) SQL
5 3 (42.86%) Java
5 3 (42.86%) Oracle
5 3 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (42.86%) Data Modelling
5 3 (42.86%) Toad
5 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (42.86%) Scrum
5 3 (42.86%) Selenium
5 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
5 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (42.86%) Agile Testing
5 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
6 2 (28.57%) Zephyr
6 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
6 2 (28.57%) Analytics
6 2 (28.57%) Data Transformation
6 2 (28.57%) Automation Testing
6 2 (28.57%) Predictive Modelling
6 2 (28.57%) Lua
6 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
6 2 (28.57%) JIRA
6 2 (28.57%) VBA
6 2 (28.57%) Finance
6 2 (28.57%) ISEB
6 2 (28.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Toad
1 3 (42.86%) Selenium
2 2 (28.57%) Zephyr
2 2 (28.57%) JIRA
3 1 (14.29%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Front Office
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (14.29%) Wiki
2 1 (14.29%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) TDD
3 3 (42.86%) Data Modelling
3 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
3 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
4 2 (28.57%) Analytics
4 2 (28.57%) Data Transformation
4 2 (28.57%) Automation Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Predictive Modelling
4 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
5 1 (14.29%) OO
5 1 (14.29%) BDD
5 1 (14.29%) Web Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) Lua
3 2 (28.57%) VBA
4 1 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
1 2 (28.57%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Telerik
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
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