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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Agile Testing
UK / England
Rank 525 564 552
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -12
Contract jobs citing Agile Testing 52 27 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.059% 0.070%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.072% 0.089%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 21 17
Median daily rate £500 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% +9.37%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £313 £310
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +0.80%
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
34178 37465 35875
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.43% 82.04% 78.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 22789 24561 23587
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 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 854 1091 969
Median hourly rate £33.00 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.75 £11.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +52.94%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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 +29 35 £500 +14.28% 9
South East +22 8 £350 +75.00% 1
Yorkshire - 3 £450 - 2
East of England +5 2 £413 +10.00%
West Midlands -6 2 £313 +8.69% 2
North West +16 1 £350 -61.11% 3
East Midlands +4 1 £350 +7.69%
Agile Testing
UK

Agile Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 87 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (52.87%) TDD
3 43 (49.43%) BDD
4 36 (41.38%) WebDriver
5 34 (39.08%) C#
6 30 (34.48%) OOP
7 29 (33.33%) Java
8 26 (29.89%) RESTful
8 26 (29.89%) Scrum
8 26 (29.89%) Selenium
9 24 (27.59%) SDET
10 23 (26.44%) OO
10 23 (26.44%) Web Services
11 22 (25.29%) Test Automation
12 19 (21.84%) Moq
12 19 (21.84%) Mockito
12 19 (21.84%) SQL
12 19 (21.84%) QA
13 18 (20.69%) Cucumber
14 16 (18.39%) Process Improvement
15 15 (17.24%) SpecFlow
16 14 (16.09%) RabbitMQ
17 13 (14.94%) Unit Testing
17 13 (14.94%) Test Scripting
18 12 (13.79%) Gherkin
18 12 (13.79%) Finance
18 12 (13.79%) HP
18 12 (13.79%) .NET
18 12 (13.79%) Pair Programming
19 11 (12.64%) NUnit

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 (3.45%) SAS
2 2 (2.30%) Confluence
3 1 (1.15%) CMS
3 1 (1.15%) Drupal
3 1 (1.15%) Jetty
3 1 (1.15%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (2.30%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.15%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.15%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.30%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.20%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.75%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (4.60%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.30%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.30%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.30%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.15%) MySQL
6 1 (1.15%) Pentaho
6 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 36 (41.38%) WebDriver
2 26 (29.89%) Selenium
3 19 (21.84%) Mockito
3 19 (21.84%) Moq
4 18 (20.69%) Cucumber
5 15 (17.24%) SpecFlow
6 11 (12.64%) NUnit
7 8 (9.20%) JIRA
8 6 (6.90%) Capybara
8 6 (6.90%) RSpec
8 6 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (5.75%) MSTest
10 4 (4.60%) Jenkins
10 4 (4.60%) LoadRunner
11 3 (3.45%) Appium
11 3 (3.45%) Git (software)
11 3 (3.45%) HP UFT
11 3 (3.45%) Robot Framework
12 2 (2.30%) Android Studio
12 2 (2.30%) TestRail
General
1 12 (13.79%) Finance
2 10 (11.49%) Banking
3 7 (8.05%) Retail
4 4 (4.60%) Spanish Language
5 2 (2.30%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 34 (39.08%) Developer
2 27 (31.03%) Developer in Test
3 18 (20.69%) Tester
4 17 (19.54%) Analyst
5 16 (18.39%) Software Developer
5 16 (18.39%) Test Analyst
6 9 (10.34%) Test Engineer
7 7 (8.05%) Automation Test Analyst
7 7 (8.05%) C# Developer
7 7 (8.05%) Test Automation Developer
8 6 (6.90%) Analyst Developer
8 6 (6.90%) Ruby Developer
9 5 (5.75%) QA Engineer
10 4 (4.60%) Agile Developer
10 4 (4.60%) Performance Tester
10 4 (4.60%) QA Test Engineer
10 4 (4.60%) Senior Tester
11 3 (3.45%) Mobile Designer
11 3 (3.45%) Senior Mobile Designer
11 3 (3.45%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (29.89%) RESTful
2 23 (26.44%) Web Services
3 14 (16.09%) RabbitMQ
4 12 (13.79%) .NET
4 12 (13.79%) Gherkin
5 6 (6.90%) .NET Framework
5 6 (6.90%) Ruby on Rails
6 5 (5.75%) Entity Framework
6 5 (5.75%) Node.js
6 5 (5.75%) WCF
6 5 (5.75%) XML
7 3 (3.45%) HTML
7 3 (3.45%) HTML5
8 2 (2.30%) Android SDK
8 2 (2.30%) AngularJS
8 2 (2.30%) WebSockets
8 2 (2.30%) XML Messaging
9 1 (1.15%) Dropwizard
9 1 (1.15%) Sass
9 1 (1.15%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.49%) Mobile App
2 6 (6.90%) Mobile Banking
3 4 (4.60%) iPhone
3 4 (4.60%) User Experience
4 3 (3.45%) iPad
5 2 (2.30%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.30%) Life Science
5 2 (2.30%) PKI
6 1 (1.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.15%) Replication
6 1 (1.15%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.15%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.34%) Android
2 8 (9.20%) Windows
3 7 (8.05%) Linux
4 5 (5.75%) Apple iOS
5 3 (3.45%) Unix
6 2 (2.30%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.15%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (52.87%) TDD
3 43 (49.43%) BDD
4 30 (34.48%) OOP
5 26 (29.89%) Scrum
6 23 (26.44%) OO
7 22 (25.29%) Test Automation
8 16 (18.39%) Process Improvement
9 13 (14.94%) Test Scripting
9 13 (14.94%) Unit Testing
10 12 (13.79%) Pair Programming
11 9 (10.34%) Test Planning
11 9 (10.34%) Waterfall
12 8 (9.20%) E-Commerce
12 8 (9.20%) Exploratory Testing
12 8 (9.20%) Manual Testing
13 7 (8.05%) QA Automation
13 7 (8.05%) V-Model
14 6 (6.90%) Android Development
14 6 (6.90%) ATDD
Programming Languages
1 34 (39.08%) C#
2 29 (33.33%) Java
3 19 (21.84%) SQL
4 9 (10.34%) Ruby
5 8 (9.20%) JavaScript
6 5 (5.75%) Clojure
6 5 (5.75%) Scala
6 5 (5.75%) T-SQL
7 3 (3.45%) Perl
7 3 (3.45%) Python
7 3 (3.45%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.30%) C++
8 2 (2.30%) Go
8 2 (2.30%) PHP
8 2 (2.30%) VBScript
9 1 (1.15%) C
9 1 (1.15%) ES6
9 1 (1.15%) XPath
9 1 (1.15%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 8 (9.20%) ISEB
2 6 (6.90%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.30%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (2.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (2.30%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.15%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (27.59%) SDET
2 19 (21.84%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.15%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (12.64%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.15%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 12 (13.79%) HP
2 5 (5.75%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.45%) Oracle
4 2 (2.30%) CA Agile Central
4 2 (2.30%) Guidewire
5 1 (1.15%) Ab Initio
5 1 (1.15%) AppDynamics
5 1 (1.15%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.15%) Informatica
5 1 (1.15%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.15%) Splunk
5 1 (1.15%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.15%) Zuora
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