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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Testing over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Testing
Rank 121 - 136
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Testing 5 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.20% - 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% - 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 4
Median daily rate £350 - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £320 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -14.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Agile Testing
England

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
1973 2123 2334
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 77.98% 76.73% 76.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1159 1193 1322
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 150 144
Median hourly rate £27.50 £33.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.51% -3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.27 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.41
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.35%

Agile Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing Agile Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Testing within the East of England region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Suffolk - 3 £350 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £350 - 1
Agile Testing
England

Agile Testing
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Agile Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Agile Testing.

1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Functional Testing
2 5 (83.33%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (83.33%) HP
3 4 (66.67%) QA
4 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (50.00%) V-Model
4 3 (50.00%) SOAP
4 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 3 (50.00%) SoapUI
4 3 (50.00%) Test Planning
5 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 2 (33.33%) Selenium
6 1 (16.67%) SQL
6 1 (16.67%) Unix
6 1 (16.67%) Linux
6 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
6 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (16.67%) TestLink

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

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (16.67%) TestLink
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Functional Tester
1 6 (100.00%) Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Manual Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) SOAP
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Functional Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (50.00%) V-Model
2 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) HP