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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Testing over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Testing
Rank 546 554 498
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -56
Contract jobs citing Agile Testing 37 28 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.073% 0.056% 0.056%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.096% 0.075% 0.075%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 18 18
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£395 £353 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.05% +22.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £273 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £441 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-14.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £20.00
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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
38699 37323 31833
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.60% 75.25% 74.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 24528 23655 19464
Average daily rate £423 £405 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.32% -1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1126 1089 990
Average hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.33 £13.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.40 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -3.12%

Agile Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Agile Testing across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 April 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Testing within the England region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -7 22 £445 +42.40% 4
South East -14 9 £320 -17.94% 2
North West - 4 £320 -
South West -3 1 £265 -7.82%
East Midlands - 1 £365 -
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Agile Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Agile Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Agile Testing.

1 75 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (38.67%) QA
3 26 (34.67%) Scrum
4 23 (30.67%) SQL
4 23 (30.67%) Selenium
5 22 (29.33%) TDD
6 20 (26.67%) ISEB
7 18 (24.00%) Finance
7 18 (24.00%) BDD
8 17 (22.67%) Test Scripting
9 14 (18.67%) Test Automation
10 13 (17.33%) Cucumber
10 13 (17.33%) Gherkin
10 13 (17.33%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (17.33%) Banking
11 12 (16.00%) Test Strategy
12 11 (14.67%) Automated Testing
12 11 (14.67%) E-Commerce
12 11 (14.67%) Oracle
13 10 (13.33%) ISTQB
13 10 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
13 10 (13.33%) Jenkins
14 8 (10.67%) WebDriver
14 8 (10.67%) C#
14 8 (10.67%) Java
14 8 (10.67%) Data Warehouse
15 7 (9.33%) Ruby
15 7 (9.33%) User Stories
16 6 (8.00%) SpecFlow
16 6 (8.00%) Test Management

Agile Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Agile Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Agile Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.67%) WebLogic Portal
2 2 (2.67%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.67%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.33%) CICS
3 1 (1.33%) CMS
3 1 (1.33%) LiveLink
Applications
1 3 (4.00%) MS Visio
1 3 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.67%) MS Project
2 2 (2.67%) MS Office
2 2 (2.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.67%) Internet
2 1 (1.33%) GPRS
2 1 (1.33%) LAN
2 1 (1.33%) WAN
2 1 (1.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.67%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (5.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.33%) DataStage
3 1 (1.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 23 (30.67%) Selenium
2 13 (17.33%) Cucumber
3 10 (13.33%) Jenkins
4 8 (10.67%) WebDriver
5 6 (8.00%) Subversion
5 6 (8.00%) JIRA
5 6 (8.00%) SpecFlow
6 5 (6.67%) Toad
6 5 (6.67%) RSpec
7 4 (5.33%) JUnit
7 4 (5.33%) Visual Studio
7 4 (5.33%) Maven
7 4 (5.33%) SoapUI
7 4 (5.33%) Capybara
8 3 (4.00%) Calabash
8 3 (4.00%) Appium
8 3 (4.00%) QuickTest Pro
8 3 (4.00%) Git (software)
8 3 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (2.67%) TeamCity
General
1 18 (24.00%) Finance
2 13 (17.33%) Banking
3 6 (8.00%) Investment Banking
4 4 (5.33%) Retail
5 2 (2.67%) Front Office
6 1 (1.33%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.33%) Legal
6 1 (1.33%) Advertising
6 1 (1.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 22 (29.33%) Analyst
2 21 (28.00%) Tester
3 18 (24.00%) Test Analyst
4 16 (21.33%) Test Manager
5 9 (12.00%) Agile Test Analyst
6 7 (9.33%) Automation Tester
7 6 (8.00%) Agile Test Manager
7 6 (8.00%) QA Tester
7 6 (8.00%) Consultant
8 5 (6.67%) Test Leader
9 4 (5.33%) Developer
9 4 (5.33%) Agile Tester
10 3 (4.00%) Test Consultant
10 3 (4.00%) Software Tester
10 3 (4.00%) QA Analyst
10 3 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
10 3 (4.00%) Test Engineer
10 3 (4.00%) Senior Test Analyst
10 3 (4.00%) QA Consultant
11 2 (2.67%) Mobile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (17.33%) Gherkin
2 6 (8.00%) Web Services
3 5 (6.67%) XML
3 5 (6.67%) JSON
4 4 (5.33%) .NET
4 4 (5.33%) SOAP
5 3 (4.00%) WCF
6 2 (2.67%) HTML
6 2 (2.67%) XML Messaging
6 2 (2.67%) Spring
6 2 (2.67%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (2.67%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.33%) Struts
7 1 (1.33%) CSS
7 1 (1.33%) JSP
7 1 (1.33%) Middleware
7 1 (1.33%) JRuby
7 1 (1.33%) HTML5
7 1 (1.33%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.67%) Mobile App
2 4 (5.33%) Open Source
3 3 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.67%) Equities
4 2 (2.67%) DTCC
4 2 (2.67%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (2.67%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.33%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.33%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.33%) User Experience
5 1 (1.33%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.33%) UNIX
2 2 (2.67%) Windows
2 2 (2.67%) Android
2 2 (2.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (34.67%) Scrum
3 22 (29.33%) TDD
4 18 (24.00%) BDD
5 17 (22.67%) Test Scripting
6 14 (18.67%) Test Automation
7 13 (17.33%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (16.00%) Test Strategy
9 11 (14.67%) Automated Testing
9 11 (14.67%) E-Commerce
10 10 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (9.33%) User Stories
12 6 (8.00%) Test Management
13 5 (6.67%) Automation Testing
13 5 (6.67%) Software Testing
13 5 (6.67%) ETL
13 5 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
13 5 (6.67%) Change Management
14 4 (5.33%) Data Modelling
14 4 (5.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 23 (30.67%) SQL
2 8 (10.67%) C#
2 8 (10.67%) Java
3 7 (9.33%) Ruby
4 4 (5.33%) Groovy
4 4 (5.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.67%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.33%) Jython
6 1 (1.33%) C
6 1 (1.33%) Perl
6 1 (1.33%) PHP
6 1 (1.33%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.33%) COBOL
6 1 (1.33%) VBA
6 1 (1.33%) JCL
Qualifications
1 20 (26.67%) ISEB
2 10 (13.33%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.67%) Degree
3 2 (2.67%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (2.67%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.33%) CSQA
4 1 (1.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (38.67%) QA
2 2 (2.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (14.67%) Oracle
2 3 (4.00%) IBM
3 2 (2.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.67%) Apple
3 2 (2.67%) WorldPay
4 1 (1.33%) HP
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