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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Agile Tester
UK / England
Rank 518 581 535
Rank change year-on-year
+63 -46
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Tester 49 30 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.063% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.066% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 25 39
Median daily rate £300 £338 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £315 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £438 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £325 £278
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +17.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
39610 45350 44481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.69% 95.07% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 26011 29610 27899
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1415 1523 1768
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £49.50 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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 +33 15 £463 +8.82% 4
North East -7 10 £300 -16.66%
South West +13 8 £212 -49.03%
South East +22 4 £338 - 1
Yorkshire +12 3 £325 +3.17% 1
West Midlands - 3 £275 -
East of England - 3 £291 - 1
North West +17 2 £330 +4.76% 1
East Midlands - 1 - - 2
Agile Tester
UK

Agile Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 84 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (57.14%) Selenium
3 38 (45.24%) Java
4 35 (41.67%) Cucumber
5 32 (38.10%) TDD
6 31 (36.90%) WebDriver
6 31 (36.90%) Automation Testing
7 30 (35.71%) BDD
8 29 (34.52%) Test Automation
9 28 (33.33%) QA
10 27 (32.14%) Test Scripting
11 25 (29.76%) Scrum
12 23 (27.38%) Automated Testing
13 22 (26.19%) Jenkins
14 20 (23.81%) Gherkin
14 20 (23.81%) C#
15 16 (19.05%) JUnit
15 16 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
16 15 (17.86%) Regression Testing
16 15 (17.86%) Exploratory Testing
17 14 (16.67%) Defect Tracking
17 14 (16.67%) Python
17 14 (16.67%) Manual Testing
17 14 (16.67%) JIRA
17 14 (16.67%) Software Testing
18 13 (15.48%) Ruby
18 13 (15.48%) SQL
19 12 (14.29%) ISEB
19 12 (14.29%) Scala
20 11 (13.10%) RSpec

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 7 (8.33%) Confluence
2 4 (4.76%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.38%) Apache
3 2 (2.38%) CMS
3 2 (2.38%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.19%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (3.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.38%) MS Office
2 2 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.19%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.38%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.38%) Internet
2 1 (1.19%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.38%) Big Data
3 2 (2.38%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.38%) MySQL
3 2 (2.38%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.19%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.19%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.19%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.19%) Neo4j
4 1 (1.19%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 48 (57.14%) Selenium
2 35 (41.67%) Cucumber
3 31 (36.90%) WebDriver
4 22 (26.19%) Jenkins
5 16 (19.05%) JUnit
6 14 (16.67%) JIRA
7 11 (13.10%) RSpec
7 11 (13.10%) SpecFlow
8 10 (11.90%) Git (software)
9 9 (10.71%) SoapUI
10 6 (7.14%) TeamCity
11 5 (5.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (5.95%) Jasmine
11 5 (5.95%) NUnit
12 4 (4.76%) JBehave
12 4 (4.76%) Maven
12 4 (4.76%) Mockito
12 4 (4.76%) Moq
12 4 (4.76%) Protractor
13 3 (3.57%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 4 (4.76%) Finance
2 2 (2.38%) Banking
3 1 (1.19%) Back Office
3 1 (1.19%) Electronics
3 1 (1.19%) Games
3 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.19%) Marketing
3 1 (1.19%) Publishing
3 1 (1.19%) Retail
3 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (23.81%) Gherkin
2 11 (13.10%) .NET
3 10 (11.90%) REST
4 8 (9.52%) Web Services
5 7 (8.33%) SOAP
6 6 (7.14%) RESTful
6 6 (7.14%) Spring
7 5 (5.95%) Node.js
8 3 (3.57%) AngularJS
8 3 (3.57%) Hibernate
8 3 (3.57%) Struts
9 1 (1.19%) HTML
9 1 (1.19%) HTML5
9 1 (1.19%) JSON
9 1 (1.19%) Kafka
9 1 (1.19%) WPF
9 1 (1.19%) XML
9 1 (1.19%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.90%) Smartphone
2 4 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.38%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.19%) iPad
4 1 (1.19%) IVR
4 1 (1.19%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.19%) NHS
4 1 (1.19%) Reinsurance
4 1 (1.19%) Replication
4 1 (1.19%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.14%) Linux
2 5 (5.95%) Unix
3 2 (2.38%) Android
3 2 (2.38%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.38%) Windows
4 1 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (38.10%) TDD
3 31 (36.90%) Automation Testing
4 30 (35.71%) BDD
5 29 (34.52%) Test Automation
6 27 (32.14%) Test Scripting
7 25 (29.76%) Scrum
8 23 (27.38%) Automated Testing
9 16 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (17.86%) Exploratory Testing
10 15 (17.86%) Regression Testing
11 14 (16.67%) Defect Tracking
11 14 (16.67%) Manual Testing
11 14 (16.67%) Software Testing
12 11 (13.10%) Non-Functional Testing
12 11 (13.10%) Test Strategy
12 11 (13.10%) Web Testing
13 10 (11.90%) Continuous Delivery
13 10 (11.90%) Functional Testing
14 9 (10.71%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 38 (45.24%) Java
2 20 (23.81%) C#
3 14 (16.67%) Python
4 13 (15.48%) Ruby
4 13 (15.48%) SQL
5 12 (14.29%) Scala
6 6 (7.14%) JavaScript
7 4 (4.76%) PHP
7 4 (4.76%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.38%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.19%) ANSI SQL
9 1 (1.19%) C++
9 1 (1.19%) F#
9 1 (1.19%) Go
9 1 (1.19%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 12 (14.29%) ISEB
2 9 (10.71%) ISTQB
3 3 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (3.57%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.38%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.19%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.19%) Degree
5 1 (1.19%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (33.33%) QA
2 9 (10.71%) SDET
3 4 (4.76%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.19%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (3.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.38%) Ansible
2 1 (1.19%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.19%) Nagios
2 1 (1.19%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (11.90%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.14%) Atlassian
3 5 (5.95%) Oracle
4 2 (2.38%) Google
4 2 (2.38%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.19%) Apple
5 1 (1.19%) HP
5 1 (1.19%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.19%) SAP
5 1 (1.19%) Splunk
5 1 (1.19%) Talend