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 29 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Tester
Rank 576 579 543
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -36
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Tester 38 45 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.077% 0.088% 0.094%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.081% 0.093% 0.100%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 25 23
Median daily rate £370 £305 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.31% -16.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £245 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £415 £464
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
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
46763 48174 46107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.90% 94.70% 94.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 30926 30296 28951
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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 £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1336 1918 1967
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £41.24 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 29 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 29 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 +3 17 £425 +23.18% 6
South East -2 6 £300 -14.28% 4
West Midlands - 5 £200 -
South West -4 3 - - 1
East of England +10 2 £350 -
Yorkshire +5 1 £325 +8.33%
North West -3 1 £500 +103.45% 1
East Midlands - 1 £350 - 1
Midlands - 1 £350 -
North East - 1 £350 -
Agile Tester
UK

Agile Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 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 69 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (47.83%) Selenium
3 27 (39.13%) Scrum
3 27 (39.13%) Java
3 27 (39.13%) BDD
4 24 (34.78%) Automation Testing
5 21 (30.43%) WebDriver
5 21 (30.43%) JIRA
6 20 (28.99%) SQL
6 20 (28.99%) Functional Testing
7 19 (27.54%) Cucumber
8 18 (26.09%) Test Scripting
9 16 (23.19%) Test Automation
9 16 (23.19%) TDD
10 14 (20.29%) QA
10 14 (20.29%) XML
10 14 (20.29%) Unix
11 12 (17.39%) Non-Functional Testing
11 12 (17.39%) Test Strategy
11 12 (17.39%) Linux
12 11 (15.94%) Performance Testing
13 10 (14.49%) Security Cleared
14 9 (13.04%) SC Cleared
14 9 (13.04%) HP
14 9 (13.04%) Web Services
14 9 (13.04%) .NET
15 8 (11.59%) JSON
15 8 (11.59%) Continuous Integration
15 8 (11.59%) Manual Testing
15 8 (11.59%) Subversion

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 (8.70%) Confluence
2 1 (1.45%) Apache
2 1 (1.45%) ColdFusion
2 1 (1.45%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.45%) JBoss
2 1 (1.45%) Mule
2 1 (1.45%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.35%) HTTP
2 1 (1.45%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.80%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (5.80%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (5.80%) Hadoop
1 4 (5.80%) Pentaho
2 3 (4.35%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.90%) MySQL
4 1 (1.45%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.45%) Redis
4 1 (1.45%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 33 (47.83%) Selenium
2 21 (30.43%) JIRA
2 21 (30.43%) WebDriver
3 19 (27.54%) Cucumber
4 8 (11.59%) JMeter
4 8 (11.59%) LoadRunner
4 8 (11.59%) Subversion
5 7 (10.14%) Git (software)
6 6 (8.70%) Gatling
6 6 (8.70%) SpecFlow
7 5 (7.25%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (5.80%) HP UFT
9 3 (4.35%) FitNesse
9 3 (4.35%) JBehave
9 3 (4.35%) Jenkins
9 3 (4.35%) SoapUI
10 2 (2.90%) Capybara
10 2 (2.90%) Visual Studio
11 1 (1.45%) Eclipse
11 1 (1.45%) JUnit
General
1 4 (5.80%) Finance
2 2 (2.90%) Banking
2 2 (2.90%) Games
2 2 (2.90%) Military
3 1 (1.45%) Advertising
3 1 (1.45%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (20.29%) XML
2 9 (13.04%) .NET
2 9 (13.04%) Web Services
3 8 (11.59%) JSON
4 3 (4.35%) ActiveMQ
4 3 (4.35%) Gherkin
5 2 (2.90%) Middleware
5 2 (2.90%) REST
5 2 (2.90%) RESTful
5 2 (2.90%) SOAP
6 1 (1.45%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.45%) Apache Camel
6 1 (1.45%) Backbone.js
6 1 (1.45%) Behat
6 1 (1.45%) HTML
6 1 (1.45%) Java EE
6 1 (1.45%) JMS
6 1 (1.45%) WSDL
6 1 (1.45%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (2.90%) Computer Science
1 2 (2.90%) Mathematics
2 1 (1.45%) CESG
2 1 (1.45%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.45%) Digital Media
2 1 (1.45%) Driving Licence
2 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.29%) Unix
2 12 (17.39%) Linux
3 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (39.13%) BDD
2 27 (39.13%) Scrum
3 24 (34.78%) Automation Testing
4 20 (28.99%) Functional Testing
5 18 (26.09%) Test Scripting
6 16 (23.19%) TDD
6 16 (23.19%) Test Automation
7 12 (17.39%) Non-Functional Testing
7 12 (17.39%) Test Strategy
8 11 (15.94%) Performance Testing
9 8 (11.59%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (11.59%) Manual Testing
10 6 (8.70%) Extreme Programming
10 6 (8.70%) SDLC
10 6 (8.70%) Software Testing
11 5 (7.25%) Automated Testing
11 5 (7.25%) CRM
12 4 (5.80%) Integration Testing
12 4 (5.80%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 27 (39.13%) Java
2 20 (28.99%) SQL
3 5 (7.25%) C#
3 5 (7.25%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.35%) C++
4 3 (4.35%) Ruby
5 2 (2.90%) C
6 1 (1.45%) PHP
6 1 (1.45%) Python
6 1 (1.45%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (14.49%) Security Cleared
2 9 (13.04%) SC Cleared
3 8 (11.59%) ISEB
4 7 (10.14%) ISTQB
5 3 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (2.90%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (1.45%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (20.29%) QA
2 1 (1.45%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (2.90%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (8.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (13.04%) HP
2 6 (8.70%) Oracle
2 6 (8.70%) SOASTA, Inc
2 6 (8.70%) VMware
3 5 (7.25%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.80%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.45%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.45%) Guidewire
5 1 (1.45%) SAP