The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Testing over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Testing
Rank 569 587 555
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -32
Contract jobs citing Agile Testing 56 32 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.063% 0.069%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.079% 0.087%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 28 24
Median daily rate £376 £388 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.90% +5.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £264 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £320 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - -
Agile Testing
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40623 40561 37775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.50% 79.74% 78.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 27280 26672 24090
Median daily rate £450 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 933 1073 1123
Median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £27.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Agile Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Agile Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Agile Testing Jobs Demand Trend in England

Agile Testing
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Agile Testing Daily Rate Trend in England

Agile Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Testing across the England region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016.

Agile Testing Daily Rate Histogram in England

Agile Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Agile Testing Hourly Rate Trend in England

Agile Testing
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 Testing within the England region over the 3 months to 29 June 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 +23 32 £425 -17.07% 8
East of England +21 8 £325 +8.33% 2
North West -11 5 £325 -32.98% 3
South East -11 3 £275 -26.66% 4
East Midlands - 3 £189 -
North East - 3 £350 -
South West -1 2 £650 +145.37%
Agile Testing
UK

Agile Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Agile Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Agile Testing.

1 84 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (46.43%) BDD
3 31 (36.90%) Selenium
4 30 (35.71%) TDD
4 30 (35.71%) Java
5 27 (32.14%) QA
6 22 (26.19%) Test Automation
7 21 (25.00%) C#
8 18 (21.43%) Test Scripting
9 17 (20.24%) WebDriver
9 17 (20.24%) SQL
10 16 (19.05%) .NET
10 16 (19.05%) ISEB
11 15 (17.86%) Cucumber
12 14 (16.67%) JavaScript
12 14 (16.67%) Automated Testing
12 14 (16.67%) Finance
13 13 (15.48%) Ruby
13 13 (15.48%) ISTQB
13 13 (15.48%) Web Services
13 13 (15.48%) OOP
13 13 (15.48%) ATDD
14 12 (14.29%) Test Strategy
14 12 (14.29%) SoapUI
14 12 (14.29%) Waterfall
14 12 (14.29%) Retail
15 11 (13.10%) Integration Testing
15 11 (13.10%) SpecFlow
15 11 (13.10%) Defect Management
16 10 (11.90%) System Integration Testing

Agile Testing
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 1 (1.19%) Confluence
1 1 (1.19%) JBoss
Applications
1 6 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 6 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.38%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (2.38%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.76%) SaaS
2 2 (2.38%) IaaS
2 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.38%) PaaS
3 1 (1.19%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.57%) MongoDB
1 3 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 31 (36.90%) Selenium
2 17 (20.24%) WebDriver
3 15 (17.86%) Cucumber
4 12 (14.29%) SoapUI
5 11 (13.10%) SpecFlow
6 10 (11.90%) Jasmine
7 9 (10.71%) JUnit
8 8 (9.52%) NUnit
8 8 (9.52%) Protractor
9 7 (8.33%) JIRA
10 6 (7.14%) Git (software)
10 6 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (5.95%) Capybara
12 4 (4.76%) eggPlant
12 4 (4.76%) JMeter
12 4 (4.76%) Mocha
13 3 (3.57%) Gatling
13 3 (3.57%) Jenkins
13 3 (3.57%) RSpec
14 2 (2.38%) Fiddler
General
1 14 (16.67%) Finance
2 12 (14.29%) Retail
3 10 (11.90%) Banking
4 3 (3.57%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.38%) Automotive
5 2 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.19%) Front Office
6 1 (1.19%) International Banking
6 1 (1.19%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (33.33%) Analyst
2 27 (32.14%) Test Analyst
3 15 (17.86%) Tester
4 12 (14.29%) Developer
5 11 (13.10%) Agile Test Analyst
5 11 (13.10%) QA Engineer
5 11 (13.10%) Test Manager
6 10 (11.90%) Developer in Test
7 7 (8.33%) Java Developer
8 6 (7.14%) Agile Test Manager
8 6 (7.14%) Automation Test Analyst
9 5 (5.95%) Functional Tester
9 5 (5.95%) Java Software Developer
9 5 (5.95%) Software Developer
10 4 (4.76%) JavaScript Engineer
10 4 (4.76%) Test Automation Developer
11 3 (3.57%) Mobile Test Analyst
11 3 (3.57%) Ruby Developer
11 3 (3.57%) Test Leader
11 3 (3.57%) Transformation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (19.05%) .NET
2 13 (15.48%) Web Services
3 9 (10.71%) .NET Framework
3 9 (10.71%) HTML
3 9 (10.71%) SOAP
4 8 (9.52%) XML
5 5 (5.95%) Gherkin
5 5 (5.95%) HTML5
6 4 (4.76%) AngularJS
6 4 (4.76%) CSS
7 3 (3.57%) Ruby on Rails
7 3 (3.57%) Silverlight
8 2 (2.38%) COM
8 2 (2.38%) JSON
8 2 (2.38%) XML Messaging
9 1 (1.19%) ActiveMQ
9 1 (1.19%) JMS
9 1 (1.19%) Node.js
9 1 (1.19%) Qt
9 1 (1.19%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.57%) Client/Server
2 3 (3.57%) Mobile App
2 3 (3.57%) Wiki
3 2 (2.38%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.38%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.38%) Equities
3 2 (2.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (2.38%) iPhone
3 2 (2.38%) Mobile Banking
3 2 (2.38%) NHS
3 2 (2.38%) Online Banking
3 2 (2.38%) User Experience
4 1 (1.19%) CESG
4 1 (1.19%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.19%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.95%) Linux
1 5 (5.95%) Windows
2 4 (4.76%) Unix
3 2 (2.38%) Android
3 2 (2.38%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.19%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (46.43%) BDD
3 30 (35.71%) TDD
4 22 (26.19%) Test Automation
5 18 (21.43%) Test Scripting
6 14 (16.67%) Automated Testing
7 13 (15.48%) ATDD
7 13 (15.48%) OOP
8 12 (14.29%) Test Strategy
8 12 (14.29%) Waterfall
9 11 (13.10%) Defect Management
9 11 (13.10%) Integration Testing
10 10 (11.90%) System Integration Testing
10 10 (11.90%) Test Management
11 9 (10.71%) Scrum
11 9 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
12 8 (9.52%) Non-Functional Testing
13 7 (8.33%) Functional Testing
13 7 (8.33%) OO
13 7 (8.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (35.71%) Java
2 21 (25.00%) C#
3 17 (20.24%) SQL
4 14 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 13 (15.48%) Ruby
6 7 (8.33%) Python
7 5 (5.95%) Clojure
7 5 (5.95%) Scala
8 4 (4.76%) Bash Shell
9 3 (3.57%) C
9 3 (3.57%) Perl
9 3 (3.57%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.38%) Apple Swift
10 2 (2.38%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.38%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.19%) C++
11 1 (1.19%) COBOL
11 1 (1.19%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.19%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (19.05%) ISEB
2 13 (15.48%) ISTQB
3 9 (10.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (7.14%) Security Cleared
5 5 (5.95%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.19%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.19%) Degree
6 1 (1.19%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (32.14%) QA
2 9 (10.71%) SDET
3 2 (2.38%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (2.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.38%) WAI
3 2 (2.38%) WCAG
4 1 (1.19%) GPG13
Systems Management
1 7 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.38%) Puppet
3 1 (1.19%) CA Service Virtualization
3 1 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (11.90%) HP
2 8 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.95%) Oracle
4 4 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (3.57%) SAP
6 2 (2.38%) Infor
6 2 (2.38%) Temenos
7 1 (1.19%) CA
7 1 (1.19%) Informatica
7 1 (1.19%) Pega
7 1 (1.19%) Rally
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