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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Testing
Rank 573 601 584
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -17
Contract jobs citing Agile Testing 49 41 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.099% 0.078% 0.060%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.096% 0.077%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 29 17
Median daily rate £400 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £268 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £555 £456
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £394
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -17.46%
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
41418 42868 40272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.42% 81.15% 77.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 27632 28487 25583
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1049 1180 1121
Median hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.56% +36.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.83 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 -5 30 £438 - 6
East of England +7 7 £350 +55.55%
North West +15 4 £325 - 1
South East +9 3 £340 +0.74% 3
North East - 3 £438 - 1
South West +11 1 £300 -
Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
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UK

Agile Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 104 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (46.15%) BDD
3 41 (39.42%) Selenium
3 41 (39.42%) Test Automation
4 40 (38.46%) TDD
5 32 (30.77%) QA
6 29 (27.88%) WebDriver
6 29 (27.88%) Cucumber
7 28 (26.92%) C#
8 27 (25.96%) Java
9 23 (22.12%) OOP
10 22 (21.15%) Scrum
11 21 (20.19%) SpecFlow
11 21 (20.19%) SDET
12 19 (18.27%) Test Scripting
12 19 (18.27%) Retail
12 19 (18.27%) SQL
13 18 (17.31%) Gherkin
13 18 (17.31%) ATDD
14 17 (16.35%) Waterfall
14 17 (16.35%) .NET
15 16 (15.38%) NUnit
16 15 (14.42%) Web Services
17 14 (13.46%) HP
17 14 (13.46%) Exploratory Testing
18 13 (12.50%) Ruby
18 13 (12.50%) Finance
19 12 (11.54%) ISEB
19 12 (11.54%) JavaScript
19 12 (11.54%) 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 2 (1.92%) Confluence
2 1 (0.96%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.96%) CMS
2 1 (0.96%) Drupal
2 1 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.96%) SAS
2 1 (0.96%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (3.85%) MS Excel
1 4 (3.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.96%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.92%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.65%) MongoDB
2 7 (6.73%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.96%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.96%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.96%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.96%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 41 (39.42%) Selenium
2 29 (27.88%) Cucumber
2 29 (27.88%) WebDriver
3 21 (20.19%) SpecFlow
4 16 (15.38%) NUnit
5 11 (10.58%) JUnit
6 10 (9.62%) Capybara
6 10 (9.62%) Jasmine
6 10 (9.62%) SoapUI
7 8 (7.69%) RSpec
8 7 (6.73%) JIRA
9 6 (5.77%) Git (software)
9 6 (5.77%) Jenkins
9 6 (5.77%) Protractor
9 6 (5.77%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (4.81%) eggPlant
10 5 (4.81%) JMeter
10 5 (4.81%) Mocha
10 5 (4.81%) Visual Studio
11 4 (3.85%) Xcode
General
1 19 (18.27%) Retail
2 13 (12.50%) Finance
3 10 (9.62%) Banking
4 2 (1.92%) Automotive
4 2 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.96%) Advertising
5 1 (0.96%) Front Office
5 1 (0.96%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.96%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 33 (31.73%) Analyst
2 32 (30.77%) Test Analyst
3 22 (21.15%) Developer
4 19 (18.27%) Developer in Test
5 18 (17.31%) Tester
6 12 (11.54%) Test Manager
7 10 (9.62%) Agile Test Analyst
7 10 (9.62%) Automation Test Analyst
7 10 (9.62%) QA Engineer
8 8 (7.69%) Analyst Developer
8 8 (7.69%) Ruby Developer
8 8 (7.69%) Test Automation Developer
9 7 (6.73%) C# Developer
9 7 (6.73%) Java Developer
9 7 (6.73%) Software Developer
10 6 (5.77%) Automation Tester
10 6 (5.77%) Test Engineer
11 5 (4.81%) Java Software Developer
11 5 (4.81%) JavaScript Engineer
11 5 (4.81%) Mobile Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (17.31%) Gherkin
2 17 (16.35%) .NET
3 15 (14.42%) Web Services
4 10 (9.62%) .NET Framework
5 8 (7.69%) Ruby on Rails
6 7 (6.73%) XML
7 6 (5.77%) Node.js
8 5 (4.81%) HTML
8 5 (4.81%) HTML5
8 5 (4.81%) RabbitMQ
8 5 (4.81%) SOAP
9 4 (3.85%) AngularJS
9 4 (3.85%) JSON
10 3 (2.88%) Drools
10 3 (2.88%) RESTful
10 3 (2.88%) Silverlight
11 2 (1.92%) COM
11 2 (1.92%) Entity Framework
11 2 (1.92%) WCF
11 2 (1.92%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.73%) User Experience
2 6 (5.77%) iPhone
3 5 (4.81%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.85%) Blackberry
5 3 (2.88%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.92%) Equities
6 2 (1.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.92%) Online Banking
6 2 (1.92%) PKI
6 2 (1.92%) Smartphone
6 2 (1.92%) Wiki
7 1 (0.96%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.96%) Replication
7 1 (0.96%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.62%) Windows
2 8 (7.69%) Linux
3 6 (5.77%) Android
3 6 (5.77%) Mac OS X
4 4 (3.85%) Unix
5 1 (0.96%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (46.15%) BDD
3 41 (39.42%) Test Automation
4 40 (38.46%) TDD
5 23 (22.12%) OOP
6 22 (21.15%) Scrum
7 19 (18.27%) Test Scripting
8 18 (17.31%) ATDD
9 17 (16.35%) Waterfall
10 14 (13.46%) Exploratory Testing
11 12 (11.54%) QA Automation
11 12 (11.54%) Test Strategy
12 10 (9.62%) OO
12 10 (9.62%) SDLC
12 10 (9.62%) System Integration Testing
13 9 (8.65%) Automated Testing
13 9 (8.65%) Non-Functional Testing
13 9 (8.65%) User Acceptance Testing
14 8 (7.69%) Integration Testing
14 8 (7.69%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (26.92%) C#
2 27 (25.96%) Java
3 19 (18.27%) SQL
4 13 (12.50%) Ruby
5 12 (11.54%) JavaScript
6 11 (10.58%) Scala
7 10 (9.62%) Clojure
8 4 (3.85%) Apple Swift
9 3 (2.88%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.88%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.92%) Python
11 1 (0.96%) C
11 1 (0.96%) C++
11 1 (0.96%) COBOL
11 1 (0.96%) Haskell
11 1 (0.96%) Perl
11 1 (0.96%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.96%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (11.54%) ISEB
2 11 (10.58%) ISTQB
3 8 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (3.85%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.88%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.92%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.96%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (30.77%) QA
2 21 (20.19%) SDET
3 2 (1.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.96%) SLA
Systems Management
1 9 (8.65%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.92%) Puppet
3 1 (0.96%) CA Service Virtualization
3 1 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (13.46%) HP
2 8 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.85%) Oracle
4 3 (2.88%) MuleSoft
4 3 (2.88%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.92%) Infor
5 2 (1.92%) SAP
6 1 (0.96%) CA
6 1 (0.96%) Temenos