The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Agile Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Tester
Rank 574 578 586
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +8
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Tester 34 39 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.074% 0.077% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.079% 0.081% 0.067%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 32 24
Median daily rate £380 £325 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% -9.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £280 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £425 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £361 £320 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.89% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Agile Tester
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
43259 48103 48967
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.59% 94.94% 93.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 28485 31125 31438
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £595 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1507 1882 2044
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.71
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +8.21%

Agile Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Agile Tester in the job title.

Agile Tester Jobs Demand Trend in England

Agile Tester
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Agile Tester Daily Rate Trend in England

Agile Tester
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Tester across the England region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

Agile Tester Daily Rate Histogram in England

Agile Tester
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Agile Tester across the England region.

Agile Tester Hourly Rate Trend in England

Agile Tester
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Tester within the England region over the 3 months to 4 December 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
London -2 17 £439 +9.68% 5
West Midlands -3 7 £363 +35.51%
South East +20 6 £293 -10.00% 1
Yorkshire +17 2 £360 +12.50% 1
South West +9 1 - - 1
East of England +6 1 £350 +55.55% 2
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Agile Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, Agile Tester contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Agile Tester in the job title.

1 73 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (50.68%) Selenium
3 29 (39.73%) Java
4 27 (36.99%) QA
5 25 (34.25%) Scrum
6 20 (27.40%) WebDriver
6 20 (27.40%) Cucumber
6 20 (27.40%) Automated Testing
7 19 (26.03%) TDD
7 19 (26.03%) JIRA
7 19 (26.03%) Test Scripting
7 19 (26.03%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (26.03%) BDD
8 18 (24.66%) Exploratory Testing
9 17 (23.29%) Automation Testing
10 16 (21.92%) Manual Testing
10 16 (21.92%) Test Automation
11 13 (17.81%) Non-Functional Testing
12 12 (16.44%) SQL
13 11 (15.07%) Software Testing
13 11 (15.07%) Jenkins
14 10 (13.70%) Kanban
14 10 (13.70%) ISEB
15 9 (12.33%) Regression Testing
15 9 (12.33%) .NET
15 9 (12.33%) Continuous Delivery
16 8 (10.96%) User Stories
17 7 (9.59%) Test Strategy
17 7 (9.59%) Gherkin
17 7 (9.59%) JavaScript

Agile Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (8.22%) Confluence
2 4 (5.48%) Apache
3 3 (4.11%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.74%) CMS
5 1 (1.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (1.37%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (2.74%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.74%) MS Office
1 2 (2.74%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.37%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.74%) GitHub
3 1 (1.37%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.74%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.11%) Big Data
2 1 (1.37%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.37%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.37%) MySQL
2 1 (1.37%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 37 (50.68%) Selenium
2 20 (27.40%) Cucumber
2 20 (27.40%) WebDriver
3 19 (26.03%) JIRA
4 11 (15.07%) Jenkins
5 6 (8.22%) SoapUI
5 6 (8.22%) TeamCity
5 6 (8.22%) Visual Studio
6 5 (6.85%) Git (software)
7 4 (5.48%) Jasmine
7 4 (5.48%) JBehave
7 4 (5.48%) JUnit
7 4 (5.48%) SpecFlow
8 3 (4.11%) Appium
8 3 (4.11%) HP UFT
8 3 (4.11%) JMeter
8 3 (4.11%) Karma Test Runner
8 3 (4.11%) Protractor
8 3 (4.11%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (2.74%) Calabash
General
1 5 (6.85%) Banking
2 4 (5.48%) Finance
3 2 (2.74%) Military
3 2 (2.74%) Retail
4 1 (1.37%) Advertising
4 1 (1.37%) Electronics
4 1 (1.37%) Games
4 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.37%) Marketing
4 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.33%) .NET
2 7 (9.59%) Gherkin
3 5 (6.85%) Node.js
4 4 (5.48%) AngularJS
4 4 (5.48%) REST
4 4 (5.48%) Web Services
5 3 (4.11%) RESTful
5 3 (4.11%) Struts
6 2 (2.74%) HTML
6 2 (2.74%) SOAP
6 2 (2.74%) Spring
7 1 (1.37%) HTML5
7 1 (1.37%) JSON
7 1 (1.37%) XML
7 1 (1.37%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.48%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.37%) Blog
3 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.37%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.37%) iPhone
3 1 (1.37%) NHS
3 1 (1.37%) Reinsurance
3 1 (1.37%) Replication
3 1 (1.37%) Smartphone
3 1 (1.37%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.48%) Android
2 3 (4.11%) Apple iOS
2 3 (4.11%) Linux
3 2 (2.74%) Unix
4 1 (1.37%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (34.25%) Scrum
3 20 (27.40%) Automated Testing
4 19 (26.03%) BDD
4 19 (26.03%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (26.03%) TDD
4 19 (26.03%) Test Scripting
5 18 (24.66%) Exploratory Testing
6 17 (23.29%) Automation Testing
7 16 (21.92%) Manual Testing
7 16 (21.92%) Test Automation
8 13 (17.81%) Non-Functional Testing
9 11 (15.07%) Software Testing
10 10 (13.70%) Kanban
11 9 (12.33%) Continuous Delivery
11 9 (12.33%) Regression Testing
12 8 (10.96%) User Stories
13 7 (9.59%) Performance Testing
13 7 (9.59%) Test Strategy
14 6 (8.22%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (39.73%) Java
2 12 (16.44%) SQL
3 7 (9.59%) C#
3 7 (9.59%) JavaScript
4 4 (5.48%) Ruby
5 3 (4.11%) C++
5 3 (4.11%) PHP
5 3 (4.11%) Python
5 3 (4.11%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.74%) Scala
7 1 (1.37%) F#
7 1 (1.37%) Groovy
7 1 (1.37%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (13.70%) ISEB
2 6 (8.22%) ISTQB
3 4 (5.48%) ISEB Practitioner
3 4 (5.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (4.11%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.11%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.37%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (36.99%) QA
2 5 (6.85%) SDET
3 4 (5.48%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (2.74%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.74%) Ansible
2 1 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (9.59%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.11%) Atlassian
2 3 (4.11%) HP
3 2 (2.74%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.37%) Adobe
4 1 (1.37%) Apple
4 1 (1.37%) Google
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle
4 1 (1.37%) SAP
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