The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Testing over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Testing
Rank 140 119 141
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +22
Contract jobs citing Agile Testing 3 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.096% 0.29% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.41% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 1
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£400 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £369 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.38% +5.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £19.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2339 1713 2112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 75.23% 70.76% 67.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1388 906 1073
Average daily rate £400 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £220 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 114 221
Average hourly rate £28.50 £35.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.57% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.00 £15.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Agile Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Agile Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Agile Testing
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Agile Testing Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Agile Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Testing across the East of England region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Agile Testing Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Agile Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Agile Testing across the East of England region.

Agile Testing Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Agile Testing
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Testing within the East of England region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedfordshire -18 2 £419 -16.25%
Cambridgeshire - - - -
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England

Agile Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing Agile Testing also 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 that cited Agile Testing.

1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) Scrum
2 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (66.67%) E-Commerce
3 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
3 5 (55.56%) .NET
3 5 (55.56%) C#
3 5 (55.56%) HTML
3 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 5 (55.56%) Extreme Programming
3 5 (55.56%) MVC
3 5 (55.56%) TDD
3 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
3 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (55.56%) Kanban
3 5 (55.56%) TeamCity
3 5 (55.56%) Git (software)
3 5 (55.56%) DevOps
4 4 (44.44%) SQL
5 2 (22.22%) Financial Institution
5 2 (22.22%) XML
5 2 (22.22%) Finance
5 2 (22.22%) Test Management
5 2 (22.22%) ISEB
6 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
6 1 (11.11%) SoapUI
6 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (11.11%) LoadUI

Agile Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing Agile Testing also 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 that cited Agile Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) TeamCity
1 5 (55.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (11.11%) SoapUI
2 1 (11.11%) LoadUI
2 1 (11.11%) JIRA
2 1 (11.11%) Selenium
2 1 (11.11%) JMeter
General
1 2 (22.22%) Financial Institution
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) .NET Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Test Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Web Developer
5 1 (11.11%) .NET Web Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
1 5 (55.56%) .NET
1 5 (55.56%) HTML
2 2 (22.22%) XML
3 1 (11.11%) SOAP
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) Scrum
2 6 (66.67%) E-Commerce
3 5 (55.56%) Extreme Programming
3 5 (55.56%) MVC
3 5 (55.56%) TDD
3 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
3 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (55.56%) Kanban
3 5 (55.56%) DevOps
4 2 (22.22%) Test Management
5 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
5 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
5 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
5 1 (11.11%) Use Case
5 1 (11.11%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C#
1 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) ISEB
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft