The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Testing over the 3 months to 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Testing
Rank 87 75 65
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -10
Contract jobs citing Agile Testing 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.068% 0.082% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.092% 0.11% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £255
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +25.49%
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 Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1091 874 600
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 74.47% 71.46% 66.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 595 469 285
Average daily rate £400 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 17 12
Average hourly rate £25.50 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.78 £4.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.55 £137.10 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Agile Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Agile Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Agile Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Agile Testing Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Agile Testing
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) MVC

Agile Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
1 1 (50.00%) CRM Developer
1 1 (50.00%) UAT Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft