The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had Agile Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Tester
Rank 157 203 206
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +3
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Tester 6 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.18% 0.034% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.036% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Median daily rate £498 £275 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+80.90% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £363
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £164.00 -
Agile Tester
London

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
3179 5502 5646
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.64% 94.73% 94.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2582 4240 4197
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 96 73
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.72 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.62% -1.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £37.05 £32.03
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

Agile Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the City of London region that featured Agile Tester in the job title.

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 26 June 2016.

Agile Tester Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, Agile Tester contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region featuring Agile Tester in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Scrum
2 5 (71.43%) QA
3 4 (57.14%) Selenium
3 4 (57.14%) Automated Testing
3 4 (57.14%) TeamCity
3 4 (57.14%) Cucumber
3 4 (57.14%) Java
4 3 (42.86%) Apache
4 3 (42.86%) Finance
4 3 (42.86%) JBehave
4 3 (42.86%) WebDriver
4 3 (42.86%) JIRA
4 3 (42.86%) Big Data
4 3 (42.86%) QA Automation
5 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
5 2 (28.57%) TDD
6 1 (14.29%) Pair Programming
6 1 (14.29%) Banking
6 1 (14.29%) CruiseControl
6 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (14.29%) Python
6 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
6 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 1 (14.29%) Linux
6 1 (14.29%) OO
6 1 (14.29%) Change Management
6 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
6 1 (14.29%) HTML

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (42.86%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Cucumber
1 4 (57.14%) Selenium
1 4 (57.14%) TeamCity
2 3 (42.86%) JBehave
2 3 (42.86%) JIRA
2 3 (42.86%) WebDriver
3 1 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (14.29%) CruiseControl
3 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Behat
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) JSON
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Scrum
3 4 (57.14%) Automated Testing
4 3 (42.86%) QA Automation
5 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (28.57%) TDD
5 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
6 1 (14.29%) BDD
6 1 (14.29%) Change Management
6 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (14.29%) OO
6 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (14.29%) SDLC
6 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (14.29%) Test Planning
6 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) QA