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 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Testing
Rank 565 575 559
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -16
Contract jobs citing Agile Testing 64 40 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.077% 0.066%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.097% 0.083%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 32 23
Median daily rate £400 £358 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.88% +2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £425 £664
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £320 £301
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.31%
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
41433 41340 38406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.05% 79.98% 78.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 27617 27390 24287
Median daily rate £448 £420 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.54% +4.34%
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 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 956 1081 1104
Median hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £52.19 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

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 July 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 27 July 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 +27 39 £401 -5.76% 4
East of England +28 9 £325 +8.33% 1
North West -6 4 £325 - 2
South East -10 4 £340 -5.88% 1
East Midlands - 3 £189 -
North East - 3 £283 -
Yorkshire -2 1 - - 1
South West - 1 £751 -
Agile Testing
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Agile Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 102 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (48.04%) BDD
3 39 (38.24%) TDD
4 36 (35.29%) Selenium
5 32 (31.37%) Java
5 32 (31.37%) Test Automation
6 31 (30.39%) QA
7 24 (23.53%) C#
8 22 (21.57%) WebDriver
9 20 (19.61%) Cucumber
10 19 (18.63%) Test Scripting
10 19 (18.63%) SQL
10 19 (18.63%) .NET
10 19 (18.63%) ISEB
11 18 (17.65%) Scrum
12 17 (16.67%) Ruby
12 17 (16.67%) Exploratory Testing
13 16 (15.69%) OOP
13 16 (15.69%) ATDD
14 15 (14.71%) Waterfall
14 15 (14.71%) Finance
14 15 (14.71%) SDET
15 14 (13.73%) ISTQB
15 14 (13.73%) Web Services
15 14 (13.73%) JavaScript
15 14 (13.73%) SpecFlow
15 14 (13.73%) Gherkin
15 14 (13.73%) SoapUI
16 13 (12.75%) Jasmine
16 13 (12.75%) Test Strategy

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 (0.98%) Apache Spark
1 1 (0.98%) Confluence
1 1 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (0.98%) JBoss
Applications
1 6 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 6 (5.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.96%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.98%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.92%) SaaS
2 2 (1.96%) IaaS
2 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.96%) PaaS
3 1 (0.98%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.88%) MongoDB
2 4 (3.92%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.98%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.98%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.98%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 36 (35.29%) Selenium
2 22 (21.57%) WebDriver
3 20 (19.61%) Cucumber
4 14 (13.73%) SoapUI
4 14 (13.73%) SpecFlow
5 13 (12.75%) Jasmine
6 10 (9.80%) JUnit
7 9 (8.82%) Capybara
7 9 (8.82%) Git (software)
7 9 (8.82%) NUnit
7 9 (8.82%) Protractor
8 7 (6.86%) RSpec
8 7 (6.86%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (5.88%) eggPlant
9 6 (5.88%) JIRA
10 5 (4.90%) Mocha
11 4 (3.92%) Fiddler
11 4 (3.92%) Jenkins
11 4 (3.92%) Visual Studio
11 4 (3.92%) Xcode
General
1 15 (14.71%) Finance
2 13 (12.75%) Retail
3 10 (9.80%) Banking
4 3 (2.94%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.96%) Automotive
5 2 (1.96%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.98%) Advertising
6 1 (0.98%) Front Office
6 1 (0.98%) International Banking
6 1 (0.98%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (34.31%) Analyst
2 34 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 18 (17.65%) Developer
3 18 (17.65%) Tester
4 16 (15.69%) Developer in Test
5 14 (13.73%) Agile Test Analyst
6 13 (12.75%) Test Manager
7 12 (11.76%) QA Engineer
8 11 (10.78%) Automation Test Analyst
9 7 (6.86%) Analyst Developer
9 7 (6.86%) Java Developer
9 7 (6.86%) Ruby Developer
9 7 (6.86%) Software Developer
9 7 (6.86%) Test Automation Developer
10 6 (5.88%) Agile Test Manager
10 6 (5.88%) Automation Tester
11 5 (4.90%) C# Developer
11 5 (4.90%) Functional Tester
11 5 (4.90%) Java Software Developer
11 5 (4.90%) Mobile Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (18.63%) .NET
2 14 (13.73%) Gherkin
2 14 (13.73%) Web Services
3 11 (10.78%) XML
4 10 (9.80%) .NET Framework
5 9 (8.82%) HTML
5 9 (8.82%) SOAP
6 7 (6.86%) Ruby on Rails
7 5 (4.90%) HTML5
8 4 (3.92%) AngularJS
8 4 (3.92%) CSS
8 4 (3.92%) JSON
9 3 (2.94%) Node.js
9 3 (2.94%) Silverlight
10 2 (1.96%) COM
10 2 (1.96%) Drools
10 2 (1.96%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (1.96%) XML Messaging
11 1 (0.98%) ActiveMQ
11 1 (0.98%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (5.88%) iPhone
2 5 (4.90%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.92%) Blackberry
3 4 (3.92%) User Experience
4 3 (2.94%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.94%) Wiki
5 2 (1.96%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.96%) Equities
5 2 (1.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.96%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (1.96%) NHS
5 2 (1.96%) Online Banking
5 2 (1.96%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.98%) CESG
6 1 (0.98%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.98%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.86%) Linux
1 7 (6.86%) Windows
2 6 (5.88%) Android
3 5 (4.90%) Unix
4 4 (3.92%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.98%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (48.04%) BDD
3 39 (38.24%) TDD
4 32 (31.37%) Test Automation
5 19 (18.63%) Test Scripting
6 18 (17.65%) Scrum
7 17 (16.67%) Exploratory Testing
8 16 (15.69%) ATDD
8 16 (15.69%) OOP
9 15 (14.71%) Waterfall
10 13 (12.75%) Automated Testing
10 13 (12.75%) Test Strategy
11 11 (10.78%) Defect Management
11 11 (10.78%) Integration Testing
11 11 (10.78%) Non-Functional Testing
11 11 (10.78%) System Integration Testing
11 11 (10.78%) Test Management
12 10 (9.80%) OO
12 10 (9.80%) User Acceptance Testing
13 8 (7.84%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 32 (31.37%) Java
2 24 (23.53%) C#
3 19 (18.63%) SQL
4 17 (16.67%) Ruby
5 14 (13.73%) JavaScript
6 7 (6.86%) Python
7 6 (5.88%) Scala
8 5 (4.90%) Clojure
9 4 (3.92%) Apple Swift
9 4 (3.92%) Bash Shell
10 3 (2.94%) C
10 3 (2.94%) Perl
10 3 (2.94%) PL/SQL
10 3 (2.94%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.96%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.98%) C++
12 1 (0.98%) COBOL
12 1 (0.98%) Haskell
12 1 (0.98%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.98%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (18.63%) ISEB
2 14 (13.73%) ISTQB
3 10 (9.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (5.88%) Security Cleared
5 5 (4.90%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.98%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.98%) Degree
6 1 (0.98%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (30.39%) QA
2 15 (14.71%) SDET
3 2 (1.96%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.96%) WAI
3 2 (1.96%) WCAG
4 1 (0.98%) GPG13
4 1 (0.98%) SLA
Systems Management
1 8 (7.84%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.96%) Puppet
3 1 (0.98%) CA Service Virtualization
3 1 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (10.78%) HP
2 9 (8.82%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.90%) Oracle
4 4 (3.92%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (2.94%) SAP
6 2 (1.96%) Infor
6 2 (1.96%) MuleSoft
6 2 (1.96%) Temenos
7 1 (0.98%) CA
7 1 (0.98%) Informatica
7 1 (0.98%) Pega
7 1 (0.98%) Rally
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