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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Agile Testing
UK / England
Rank 519 570 557
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -13
Contract jobs citing Agile Testing 58 19 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.040% 0.088%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.049% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 16 24
Median daily rate £500 £413 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +28.90%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £308 £320
% change year-on-year
+21.95% -3.90%
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 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
34870 38985 38045
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.97% 82.80% 79.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 23337 25837 24375
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 863 1056 1033
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +36.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 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 +48 35 £500 +17.64% 6
Yorkshire - 8 £350 - 4
South East +20 7 £350 +25.00% 1
West Midlands - 3 £316 -
North West +19 2 £438 +0.57% 2
East of England -6 2 £475 +35.71%
East Midlands 0 1 £350 -
Agile Testing
UK

Agile Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 96 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (44.79%) BDD
3 42 (43.75%) WebDriver
4 41 (42.71%) TDD
5 37 (38.54%) C#
6 33 (34.38%) Java
6 33 (34.38%) OOP
7 32 (33.33%) OO
8 31 (32.29%) RESTful
9 29 (30.21%) Selenium
9 29 (30.21%) Web Services
10 28 (29.17%) Scrum
11 26 (27.08%) Mockito
12 25 (26.04%) Moq
13 24 (25.00%) SQL
14 21 (21.88%) QA
15 20 (20.83%) Test Scripting
15 20 (20.83%) Process Improvement
16 19 (19.79%) Unit Testing
16 19 (19.79%) .NET
16 19 (19.79%) Pair Programming
16 19 (19.79%) SDET
17 16 (16.67%) HP
17 16 (16.67%) SpecFlow
18 15 (15.63%) Manual Testing
18 15 (15.63%) Test Automation
19 14 (14.58%) RabbitMQ
19 14 (14.58%) ISEB
20 13 (13.54%) JavaScript
20 13 (13.54%) E-Commerce

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 3 (3.13%) SAS
2 2 (2.08%) Confluence
3 1 (1.04%) CMS
3 1 (1.04%) Drupal
3 1 (1.04%) Jetty
Applications
1 2 (2.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.04%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.08%) GitHub
3 1 (1.04%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.08%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.13%) MongoDB
2 3 (3.13%) MySQL
2 3 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.08%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.08%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.08%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.04%) Pentaho
4 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 42 (43.75%) WebDriver
2 29 (30.21%) Selenium
3 26 (27.08%) Mockito
4 25 (26.04%) Moq
5 16 (16.67%) SpecFlow
6 12 (12.50%) JIRA
7 8 (8.33%) Cucumber
7 8 (8.33%) Jenkins
8 6 (6.25%) Git (software)
8 6 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (5.21%) HP UFT
9 5 (5.21%) NUnit
10 4 (4.17%) Appium
10 4 (4.17%) LoadRunner
10 4 (4.17%) MSTest
11 3 (3.13%) Jasmine
11 3 (3.13%) Protractor
11 3 (3.13%) Robot Framework
11 3 (3.13%) SoapUI
11 3 (3.13%) TestRail
General
1 13 (13.54%) Finance
2 11 (11.46%) Banking
3 4 (4.17%) Spanish Language
4 3 (3.13%) Retail
5 2 (2.08%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 35 (36.46%) Developer
2 27 (28.13%) Tester
3 26 (27.08%) Developer in Test
4 21 (21.88%) Software Developer
5 11 (11.46%) Analyst
6 10 (10.42%) Test Analyst
7 8 (8.33%) C# Developer
7 8 (8.33%) QA Engineer
7 8 (8.33%) Test Engineer
8 7 (7.29%) Performance Tester
9 5 (5.21%) Agile Developer
9 5 (5.21%) Agile Tester
9 5 (5.21%) C# Software Developer
10 4 (4.17%) Android Developer
10 4 (4.17%) Java Developer
10 4 (4.17%) QA Test Engineer
10 4 (4.17%) Senior Tester
10 4 (4.17%) Test Automation Developer
11 3 (3.13%) QA Tester
11 3 (3.13%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (32.29%) RESTful
2 29 (30.21%) Web Services
3 19 (19.79%) .NET
4 14 (14.58%) RabbitMQ
5 6 (6.25%) XML
6 5 (5.21%) Gherkin
6 5 (5.21%) HTML
7 4 (4.17%) .NET Framework
7 4 (4.17%) Node.js
8 3 (3.13%) Android SDK
8 3 (3.13%) CSS
8 3 (3.13%) Entity Framework
8 3 (3.13%) HTML5
8 3 (3.13%) WCF
9 2 (2.08%) AngularJS
9 2 (2.08%) JSON
9 2 (2.08%) WebSockets
9 2 (2.08%) XML Messaging
10 1 (1.04%) ActiveMQ
10 1 (1.04%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.54%) Mobile App
2 7 (7.29%) Mobile Banking
3 5 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.13%) iPad
4 3 (3.13%) iPhone
4 3 (3.13%) NHS
5 2 (2.08%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (2.08%) Life Science
5 2 (2.08%) PKI
6 1 (1.04%) Fintech
6 1 (1.04%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.04%) Replication
6 1 (1.04%) User Experience
6 1 (1.04%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.38%) Android
2 6 (6.25%) Windows
3 5 (5.21%) Apple iOS
3 5 (5.21%) Linux
4 3 (3.13%) Unix
5 2 (2.08%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.04%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (44.79%) BDD
3 41 (42.71%) TDD
4 33 (34.38%) OOP
5 32 (33.33%) OO
6 28 (29.17%) Scrum
7 20 (20.83%) Process Improvement
7 20 (20.83%) Test Scripting
8 19 (19.79%) Pair Programming
8 19 (19.79%) Unit Testing
9 15 (15.63%) Manual Testing
9 15 (15.63%) Test Automation
10 13 (13.54%) E-Commerce
11 12 (12.50%) Automated Testing
12 11 (11.46%) Exploratory Testing
12 11 (11.46%) Waterfall
13 10 (10.42%) Automation Testing
13 10 (10.42%) Software Testing
13 10 (10.42%) Test Planning
14 9 (9.38%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (38.54%) C#
2 33 (34.38%) Java
3 24 (25.00%) SQL
4 13 (13.54%) JavaScript
5 4 (4.17%) Python
5 4 (4.17%) Ruby
6 3 (3.13%) ES6
6 3 (3.13%) Perl
6 3 (3.13%) Shell Script
6 3 (3.13%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.08%) C++
7 2 (2.08%) Go
7 2 (2.08%) PHP
7 2 (2.08%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.08%) VBScript
8 1 (1.04%) C
8 1 (1.04%) Clojure
8 1 (1.04%) Scala
8 1 (1.04%) XPath
8 1 (1.04%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 14 (14.58%) ISEB
2 13 (13.54%) ISTQB
3 6 (6.25%) Degree
4 5 (5.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (21.88%) QA
2 19 (19.79%) SDET
3 1 (1.04%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.08%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 16 (16.67%) HP
2 7 (7.29%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.29%) Oracle
3 2 (2.08%) AppDynamics
3 2 (2.08%) Atlassian
3 2 (2.08%) CA Agile Central
3 2 (2.08%) Guidewire
3 2 (2.08%) Splunk
3 2 (2.08%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.04%) Ab Initio
4 1 (1.04%) Informatica
4 1 (1.04%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.04%) Zuora
South Yorkshire
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: 7 days ago