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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Testing
Rank 92 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Testing 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.28% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £315 £335
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -5.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
1154 1062 844
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 81.50% 79.79% 73.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 604 590 434
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 7
Average hourly rate £19.02 £28.50 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.26% +107.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £22.50 £13.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £47.50 £14.68
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Testing across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Agile Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Agile Testing
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (75.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 3 (75.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (25.00%) C
4 1 (25.00%) SAP
4 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (25.00%) SAP BI
4 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (25.00%) System Integration Testing

Agile Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Regression Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (75.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) SAP