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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Tester
Rank 594 558 548
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -10
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Tester 35 57 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.070% 0.11% 0.088%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.074% 0.12% 0.093%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 37 29
Median daily rate £370 £310 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.35% -22.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £266 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £425 £479
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
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
47309 49013 46162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.82% 94.82% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 31081 31699 28498
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1424 1848 1899
Median hourly rate £17.31 £16.83 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.89% +1.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 -8 20 £425 +6.25% 7
South East -1 8 £300 -7.69% 4
South West +2 2 - - 1
West Midlands - 2 £350 -
Yorkshire -6 1 £325 +8.33%
East Midlands - 1 £350 - 1
Midlands - 1 £350 -
Agile Tester
UK

Agile Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 68 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (50.00%) Selenium
3 31 (45.59%) Java
4 29 (42.65%) Scrum
5 23 (33.82%) WebDriver
6 22 (32.35%) SQL
6 22 (32.35%) JIRA
7 20 (29.41%) Cucumber
7 20 (29.41%) BDD
7 20 (29.41%) Automation Testing
8 19 (27.94%) QA
8 19 (27.94%) Test Scripting
9 15 (22.06%) Non-Functional Testing
9 15 (22.06%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (19.12%) Automated Testing
10 13 (19.12%) TDD
10 13 (19.12%) Unix
10 13 (19.12%) Functional Testing
11 12 (17.65%) Test Automation
11 12 (17.65%) Performance Testing
12 11 (16.18%) Manual Testing
12 11 (16.18%) Linux
13 10 (14.71%) XML
14 8 (11.76%) Git (software)
14 8 (11.76%) HP
14 8 (11.76%) Software Testing
15 7 (10.29%) Subversion
15 7 (10.29%) JSON
15 7 (10.29%) ISEB
15 7 (10.29%) 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 6 (8.82%) Confluence
2 3 (4.41%) Apache
3 1 (1.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.47%) ColdFusion
3 1 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.47%) Mule
3 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.47%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.47%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.41%) HTTP
2 1 (1.47%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (5.88%) Hadoop
1 4 (5.88%) Pentaho
2 3 (4.41%) Big Data
3 1 (1.47%) MySQL
3 1 (1.47%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.47%) Redis
3 1 (1.47%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 34 (50.00%) Selenium
2 23 (33.82%) WebDriver
3 22 (32.35%) JIRA
4 20 (29.41%) Cucumber
5 8 (11.76%) Git (software)
6 7 (10.29%) Gatling
6 7 (10.29%) JMeter
6 7 (10.29%) LoadRunner
6 7 (10.29%) Subversion
7 6 (8.82%) SpecFlow
8 5 (7.35%) JBehave
8 5 (7.35%) Jenkins
8 5 (7.35%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (5.88%) HP UFT
9 4 (5.88%) SoapUI
9 4 (5.88%) TeamCity
10 3 (4.41%) IntelliJ
10 3 (4.41%) Visual Studio
11 2 (2.94%) Appium
11 2 (2.94%) FitNesse
General
1 6 (8.82%) Banking
1 6 (8.82%) Finance
2 3 (4.41%) Military
3 2 (2.94%) Games
4 1 (1.47%) Advertising
4 1 (1.47%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.71%) XML
2 7 (10.29%) JSON
3 6 (8.82%) .NET
3 6 (8.82%) Web Services
4 4 (5.88%) Gherkin
5 3 (4.41%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (2.94%) HTML
6 2 (2.94%) Middleware
6 2 (2.94%) REST
6 2 (2.94%) RESTful
7 1 (1.47%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.47%) Apache Camel
7 1 (1.47%) Backbone.js
7 1 (1.47%) Behat
7 1 (1.47%) JMS
7 1 (1.47%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.41%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.94%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.47%) Blog
4 1 (1.47%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.47%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.47%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.47%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.47%) iPhone
4 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.47%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.47%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.47%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 13 (19.12%) Unix
2 11 (16.18%) Linux
3 1 (1.47%) Android
3 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.47%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (42.65%) Scrum
3 20 (29.41%) Automation Testing
3 20 (29.41%) BDD
4 19 (27.94%) Test Scripting
5 15 (22.06%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (22.06%) Non-Functional Testing
6 13 (19.12%) Automated Testing
6 13 (19.12%) Functional Testing
6 13 (19.12%) TDD
7 12 (17.65%) Performance Testing
7 12 (17.65%) Test Automation
8 11 (16.18%) Manual Testing
9 8 (11.76%) Software Testing
10 7 (10.29%) Exploratory Testing
10 7 (10.29%) SDLC
11 6 (8.82%) Continuous Delivery
11 6 (8.82%) Extreme Programming
11 6 (8.82%) Regression Testing
11 6 (8.82%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 31 (45.59%) Java
2 22 (32.35%) SQL
3 6 (8.82%) C#
4 5 (7.35%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.88%) C++
6 2 (2.94%) Ruby
6 2 (2.94%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.47%) C
7 1 (1.47%) PHP
7 1 (1.47%) Python
7 1 (1.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (10.29%) ISEB
2 6 (8.82%) ISTQB
2 6 (8.82%) SC Cleared
2 6 (8.82%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (4.41%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (2.94%) Degree
6 1 (1.47%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (27.94%) QA
2 1 (1.47%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (2.94%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (11.76%) HP
2 6 (8.82%) SOASTA, Inc
2 6 (8.82%) VMware
3 5 (7.35%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.35%) Oracle
4 4 (5.88%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.47%) Adobe
5 1 (1.47%) Guidewire
5 1 (1.47%) SAP
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