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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Testing
Rank 564 579 594
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +15
Contract jobs citing Agile Testing 42 35 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.092% 0.069% 0.052%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.085% 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 28 13
Median daily rate £425 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £580 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
37968 41123 39833
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.80% 81.48% 77.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 25471 27052 26380
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 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 996 1222 1137
Median hourly rate £28.00 £30.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.02% +36.00%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 +16 26 £488 +8.33% 11
East of England +3 5 £325 -13.33% 2
South East +28 4 £350 +70.73%
North West +5 3 £350 +7.69% 2
Yorkshire +19 2 - - 3
East Midlands -4 1 £350 +7.69%
South West - 1 £300 -
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Agile Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 98 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (46.94%) TDD
2 46 (46.94%) BDD
3 35 (35.71%) WebDriver
4 34 (34.69%) Test Automation
4 34 (34.69%) Selenium
5 32 (32.65%) C#
6 31 (31.63%) Java
7 29 (29.59%) OOP
7 29 (29.59%) SDET
8 28 (28.57%) Scrum
9 27 (27.55%) QA
10 22 (22.45%) Cucumber
11 20 (20.41%) OO
11 20 (20.41%) SQL
11 20 (20.41%) SpecFlow
12 19 (19.39%) Web Services
13 18 (18.37%) Gherkin
14 17 (17.35%) RESTful
15 16 (16.33%) .NET
16 15 (15.31%) NUnit
17 14 (14.29%) Ruby
17 14 (14.29%) Waterfall
18 13 (13.27%) Mockito
18 13 (13.27%) Retail
19 12 (12.24%) Moq
19 12 (12.24%) Test Scripting
19 12 (12.24%) ATDD
20 11 (11.22%) Windows
20 11 (11.22%) 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 (3.06%) SAS
2 2 (2.04%) Confluence
3 1 (1.02%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.02%) CMS
3 1 (1.02%) Drupal
3 1 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.02%) Jetty
3 1 (1.02%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (2.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.02%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.04%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.18%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.14%) MongoDB
3 5 (5.10%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (3.06%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.04%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.04%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.02%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.02%) MySQL
6 1 (1.02%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.02%) Pentaho
6 1 (1.02%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 35 (35.71%) WebDriver
2 34 (34.69%) Selenium
3 22 (22.45%) Cucumber
4 20 (20.41%) SpecFlow
5 15 (15.31%) NUnit
6 13 (13.27%) Mockito
7 12 (12.24%) Moq
8 9 (9.18%) Capybara
9 8 (8.16%) RSpec
10 7 (7.14%) Jasmine
10 7 (7.14%) JUnit
10 7 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (6.12%) Git (software)
11 6 (6.12%) JIRA
11 6 (6.12%) Protractor
12 5 (5.10%) Jenkins
12 5 (5.10%) MSTest
12 5 (5.10%) Visual Studio
13 4 (4.08%) LoadRunner
13 4 (4.08%) Mocha
General
1 13 (13.27%) Retail
2 8 (8.16%) Finance
3 6 (6.12%) Banking
4 1 (1.02%) Advertising
4 1 (1.02%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.02%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 32 (32.65%) Developer
2 26 (26.53%) Developer in Test
3 22 (22.45%) Analyst
4 21 (21.43%) Test Analyst
4 21 (21.43%) Tester
5 13 (13.27%) Software Developer
6 10 (10.20%) Test Engineer
7 9 (9.18%) Automation Test Analyst
8 8 (8.16%) Analyst Developer
8 8 (8.16%) C# Developer
8 8 (8.16%) Ruby Developer
8 8 (8.16%) Test Automation Developer
9 7 (7.14%) QA Engineer
10 6 (6.12%) Agile Developer
10 6 (6.12%) Test Manager
11 5 (5.10%) Automation Tester
12 4 (4.08%) Agile Test Analyst
12 4 (4.08%) Agile Tester
12 4 (4.08%) Performance Tester
12 4 (4.08%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (19.39%) Web Services
2 18 (18.37%) Gherkin
3 17 (17.35%) RESTful
4 16 (16.33%) .NET
5 10 (10.20%) .NET Framework
6 9 (9.18%) RabbitMQ
7 8 (8.16%) Ruby on Rails
8 7 (7.14%) Node.js
9 6 (6.12%) XML
10 5 (5.10%) Entity Framework
10 5 (5.10%) WCF
11 3 (3.06%) Drools
12 2 (2.04%) HTML
12 2 (2.04%) HTML5
12 2 (2.04%) JSON
13 1 (1.02%) ActiveMQ
13 1 (1.02%) CSS
13 1 (1.02%) JMS
13 1 (1.02%) Spring
13 1 (1.02%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.14%) Mobile App
2 6 (6.12%) User Experience
3 4 (4.08%) iPhone
4 2 (2.04%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.04%) Life Science
4 2 (2.04%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (2.04%) PKI
4 2 (2.04%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.02%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.02%) Replication
5 1 (1.02%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.22%) Windows
2 9 (9.18%) Linux
3 7 (7.14%) Android
4 4 (4.08%) Mac OS X
4 4 (4.08%) Unix
5 1 (1.02%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.02%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (46.94%) BDD
2 46 (46.94%) TDD
3 34 (34.69%) Test Automation
4 29 (29.59%) OOP
5 28 (28.57%) Scrum
6 20 (20.41%) OO
7 14 (14.29%) Waterfall
8 12 (12.24%) ATDD
8 12 (12.24%) Test Scripting
9 11 (11.22%) E-Commerce
9 11 (11.22%) Exploratory Testing
9 11 (11.22%) QA Automation
10 10 (10.20%) Process Improvement
10 10 (10.20%) Test Planning
11 8 (8.16%) V-Model
12 7 (7.14%) Test Strategy
12 7 (7.14%) Unit Testing
13 6 (6.12%) Performance Testing
13 6 (6.12%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (32.65%) C#
2 31 (31.63%) Java
3 20 (20.41%) SQL
4 14 (14.29%) Ruby
5 10 (10.20%) JavaScript
6 8 (8.16%) Scala
7 7 (7.14%) Clojure
8 6 (6.12%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.04%) Apple Swift
9 2 (2.04%) C++
9 2 (2.04%) Perl
9 2 (2.04%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.04%) Python
9 2 (2.04%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.02%) C
10 1 (1.02%) ES6
10 1 (1.02%) Go
10 1 (1.02%) PHP
10 1 (1.02%) XPath
10 1 (1.02%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 8 (8.16%) ISEB
2 6 (6.12%) ISTQB
3 3 (3.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.04%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (29.59%) SDET
2 27 (27.55%) QA
3 1 (1.02%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (10.20%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (11.22%) HP
2 7 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.08%) Oracle
4 3 (3.06%) MuleSoft
5 2 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.02%) Ab Initio
6 1 (1.02%) Informatica
6 1 (1.02%) Zuora
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