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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Tester
Rank 596 579 535
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -44
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Tester 34 26 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.067% 0.051% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% 0.054% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 13 43
Median daily rate £363 £275 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.81% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £410 £416
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £314 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.58% -1.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £164.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £164.00 -
% change year-on-year
-73.47% -
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
48390 47949 46865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 95.00% 94.73% 94.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 31923 29597 29145
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1362 1922 1960
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.70 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.78% -1.76%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 +1 13 £425 +54.54% 8
South East -17 5 £331 +35.20% 1
West Midlands - 5 £200 - 2
South West -1 4 - - 1
North West - 3 £320 -
East of England +7 2 £350 -
Yorkshire +2 1 £325 -23.52%
North East - 1 £350 -
Agile Tester
UK

Agile Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 71 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (49.30%) Selenium
3 27 (38.03%) BDD
4 26 (36.62%) Java
5 25 (35.21%) Automation Testing
6 21 (29.58%) WebDriver
6 21 (29.58%) SQL
6 21 (29.58%) JIRA
7 20 (28.17%) Scrum
8 19 (26.76%) Cucumber
8 19 (26.76%) Functional Testing
9 17 (23.94%) Test Automation
9 17 (23.94%) Test Scripting
10 14 (19.72%) Test Strategy
10 14 (19.72%) QA
10 14 (19.72%) TDD
11 13 (18.31%) XML
11 13 (18.31%) Unix
12 12 (16.90%) Linux
13 11 (15.49%) Non-Functional Testing
14 10 (14.08%) HP
15 9 (12.68%) ISEB
15 9 (12.68%) Web Services
15 9 (12.68%) .NET
15 9 (12.68%) Oracle
15 9 (12.68%) Security Cleared
16 8 (11.27%) SC Cleared
16 8 (11.27%) Performance Testing
16 8 (11.27%) JMeter
17 7 (9.86%) LoadRunner

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 5 (7.04%) Confluence
2 2 (2.82%) Node.js
3 1 (1.41%) Apache
3 1 (1.41%) ColdFusion
3 1 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.41%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (1.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.82%) HTTP
2 1 (1.41%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.04%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (7.04%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.63%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (5.63%) Hadoop
2 4 (5.63%) Pentaho
3 2 (2.82%) MySQL
3 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.41%) Redis
4 1 (1.41%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 35 (49.30%) Selenium
2 21 (29.58%) JIRA
2 21 (29.58%) WebDriver
3 19 (26.76%) Cucumber
4 8 (11.27%) JMeter
5 7 (9.86%) LoadRunner
5 7 (9.86%) Subversion
6 6 (8.45%) Git (software)
6 6 (8.45%) SpecFlow
7 5 (7.04%) Gatling
8 4 (5.63%) HP UFT
8 4 (5.63%) JBehave
9 3 (4.23%) Capybara
9 3 (4.23%) FitNesse
9 3 (4.23%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (2.82%) Jenkins
10 2 (2.82%) JUnit
10 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (2.82%) Toad
10 2 (2.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (8.45%) Finance
2 2 (2.82%) Banking
2 2 (2.82%) Games
2 2 (2.82%) Marketing
2 2 (2.82%) Military
3 1 (1.41%) Advertising
3 1 (1.41%) Electronics
3 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.41%) Retail
3 1 (1.41%) Retail Banking
3 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (18.31%) XML
2 9 (12.68%) .NET
2 9 (12.68%) Web Services
3 6 (8.45%) JSON
4 3 (4.23%) Gherkin
5 2 (2.82%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (2.82%) Middleware
5 2 (2.82%) REST
5 2 (2.82%) RESTful
5 2 (2.82%) SOAP
6 1 (1.41%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.41%) Backbone.js
6 1 (1.41%) Behat
6 1 (1.41%) HTML
6 1 (1.41%) Java EE
6 1 (1.41%) WSDL
6 1 (1.41%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.82%) Computer Science
1 2 (2.82%) Mathematics
2 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.41%) CESG
2 1 (1.41%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.41%) Digital Media
2 1 (1.41%) Driving Licence
2 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.31%) Unix
2 12 (16.90%) Linux
3 2 (2.82%) Windows
4 1 (1.41%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (38.03%) BDD
3 25 (35.21%) Automation Testing
4 20 (28.17%) Scrum
5 19 (26.76%) Functional Testing
6 17 (23.94%) Test Automation
6 17 (23.94%) Test Scripting
7 14 (19.72%) TDD
7 14 (19.72%) Test Strategy
8 11 (15.49%) Non-Functional Testing
9 8 (11.27%) Performance Testing
10 7 (9.86%) Manual Testing
10 7 (9.86%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (8.45%) CRM
11 6 (8.45%) SDLC
12 5 (7.04%) Extreme Programming
12 5 (7.04%) Regression Testing
13 4 (5.63%) Automated Testing
13 4 (5.63%) Software Engineering
13 4 (5.63%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (36.62%) Java
2 21 (29.58%) SQL
3 6 (8.45%) JavaScript
4 4 (5.63%) C#
5 3 (4.23%) C++
5 3 (4.23%) Ruby
6 2 (2.82%) C
7 1 (1.41%) PHP
7 1 (1.41%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (12.68%) ISEB
1 9 (12.68%) Security Cleared
2 8 (11.27%) SC Cleared
3 7 (9.86%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.82%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (2.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.41%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (19.72%) QA
2 1 (1.41%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.41%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (2.82%) Docker
2 1 (1.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (9.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (14.08%) HP
2 9 (12.68%) Oracle
3 7 (9.86%) Microsoft
4 5 (7.04%) Red Hat
4 5 (7.04%) SOASTA, Inc
4 5 (7.04%) VMware
5 1 (1.41%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.41%) Guidewire
5 1 (1.41%) SAP
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