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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Agile Testing
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 70 90 83
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -7
Contract jobs citing Agile Testing 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.12% 0.21% 0.073%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.25% 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £420 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -20.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £308 £320
% change year-on-year
+21.95% -3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
722 1179 1108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 84.84% 83.26% 81.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 479 635 631
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 12
Median hourly rate £15.00 £39.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.53% +36.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.67 £15.25 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.90 £70.75 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 4 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 4 (66.67%) Gherkin
3 3 (50.00%) PostGIS
3 3 (50.00%) BDD
3 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (50.00%) Data Migration
3 3 (50.00%) Data Validation
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) Validation
3 3 (50.00%) Migration
3 3 (50.00%) QA
3 3 (50.00%) GIS
3 3 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (50.00%) User Stories
3 3 (50.00%) Ansible
3 3 (50.00%) QGIS
3 3 (50.00%) Data Quality
3 3 (50.00%) Spatial Data
4 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
5 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
5 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) GIS
1 3 (50.00%) QGIS
1 3 (50.00%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 3 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (16.67%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Automation Tester
1 4 (66.67%) Tester
2 3 (50.00%) QA Automation Tester
2 3 (50.00%) QA Tester
3 2 (33.33%) Test Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Test Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Tester
4 1 (16.67%) Integration Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 1 (16.67%) Selenium Tester
4 1 (16.67%) Systems Integration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Gherkin
2 3 (50.00%) PostGIS
3 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 3 (50.00%) BDD
3 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (50.00%) Data Migration
3 3 (50.00%) Data Validation
3 3 (50.00%) Migration
3 3 (50.00%) User Stories
3 3 (50.00%) Validation
4 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Scrum
5 1 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
5 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) Data Quality
1 3 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Ansible