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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Tester
Rank 155 197 215
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +18
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Tester 2 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.057% 0.055% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.060% 0.057% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Average daily rate £356 £450 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.83% +68.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.50 £164.00 -
% change year-on-year
-73.47% -
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
3313 5225 5882
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 94.90% 95.56% 94.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2683 3966 4276
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £283 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 76 84
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.98 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.23% -5.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £36.35 £33.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 29 April 2016.

Agile Tester Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Agile Tester
Top 20 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Behat
2 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) OO

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Behat
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA