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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Testing over the 3 months to 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Testing
Rank 95 80 84
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +4
Contract jobs citing Agile Testing 1 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.076% 0.28% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.091% 0.34% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
Median daily rate £295 £296 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.25% -21.13%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £318 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.12% -5.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - -
Agile Testing
Scotland

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
1095 1170 1018
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 82.70% 81.36% 78.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 604 615 613
Median daily rate £400 £375 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 18
Median hourly rate £15.82 £18.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.51% -26.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.52 £12.35 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Agile Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh 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 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 5 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Agile Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

Agile Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing