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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Testing
Rank 547 514 535
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +21
Contract jobs citing Agile Testing 36 43 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.071% 0.088% 0.075%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.095% 0.12% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 24 29
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£375 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £308 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £369 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.38% +5.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £19.00
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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
38005 35893 37964
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.58% 73.75% 71.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 23987 22503 22456
Average daily rate £413 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1076 980 1367
Average hourly rate £22.50 £29.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.41% -10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £48.84 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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 23 £363 -11.58% 5
South West - 4 £375 - 1
South East -1 3 £338 +3.84% 4
East of England -33 3 £400 -
Yorkshire +4 1 - - 1
North West - 1 - - 1
West Midlands - 1 £400 -
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Agile Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 34 (50.75%) TDD
2 31 (46.27%) Scrum
3 30 (44.78%) Test Automation
4 27 (40.30%) Selenium
5 25 (37.31%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (35.82%) BDD
7 19 (28.36%) QA
7 19 (28.36%) Java
8 18 (26.87%) C#
9 17 (25.37%) WebDriver
10 14 (20.90%) Cucumber
10 14 (20.90%) Test Strategy
11 13 (19.40%) Finance
11 13 (19.40%) HTML
12 11 (16.42%) SQL
13 10 (14.93%) .NET
13 10 (14.93%) PHP
13 10 (14.93%) ISEB
13 10 (14.93%) Ruby
14 9 (13.43%) Automated Testing
14 9 (13.43%) Degree
14 9 (13.43%) JavaScript
14 9 (13.43%) E-Commerce
14 9 (13.43%) Open Source
14 9 (13.43%) Test Scripting
14 9 (13.43%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (13.43%) Kanban
15 8 (11.94%) TeamCity
15 8 (11.94%) Git (software)
15 8 (11.94%) SpecFlow

Agile Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.49%) Misys Midas
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.49%) Endur
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle E-Business Tax
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle TCA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.45%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.48%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.49%) QlikView
3 1 (1.49%) ProClarity
3 1 (1.49%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.49%) Big Data
3 1 (1.49%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 27 (40.30%) Selenium
2 17 (25.37%) WebDriver
3 14 (20.90%) Cucumber
4 8 (11.94%) TeamCity
4 8 (11.94%) Git (software)
4 8 (11.94%) SpecFlow
4 8 (11.94%) JUnit
5 7 (10.45%) JMeter
6 6 (8.96%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (8.96%) Visual Studio
7 5 (7.46%) Hudson
8 4 (5.97%) Jenkins
8 4 (5.97%) Selenium IDE
8 4 (5.97%) JBehave
8 4 (5.97%) Maven
8 4 (5.97%) JIRA
9 3 (4.48%) Xcode
9 3 (4.48%) SoapUI
10 2 (2.99%) Calabash
10 2 (2.99%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 13 (19.40%) Finance
2 6 (8.96%) Banking
3 5 (7.46%) Investment Banking
4 4 (5.97%) Games
5 3 (4.48%) Telecoms
5 3 (4.48%) Manufacturing
5 3 (4.48%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.99%) Electronics
6 2 (2.99%) Retail
6 2 (2.99%) Marketing
7 1 (1.49%) Publishing
7 1 (1.49%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 17 (25.37%) Tester
2 16 (23.88%) Test Analyst
2 16 (23.88%) Analyst
3 10 (14.93%) Test Engineer
4 9 (13.43%) Developer
5 8 (11.94%) Automation Tester
6 7 (10.45%) Test Manager
7 5 (7.46%) Senior Test Engineer
7 5 (7.46%) Automation Engineer
8 4 (5.97%) Selenium Tester
8 4 (5.97%) Agile Test Analyst
8 4 (5.97%) Agile Tester
8 4 (5.97%) QA Engineer
8 4 (5.97%) .NET Developer
9 3 (4.48%) Senior Tester
9 3 (4.48%) Senior Automation Tester
10 2 (2.99%) Test Leader
10 2 (2.99%) Web Developer
10 2 (2.99%) Test Specialist
10 2 (2.99%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (19.40%) HTML
2 10 (14.93%) .NET
3 8 (11.94%) CSS
4 5 (7.46%) ASP.NET
5 4 (5.97%) Gherkin
5 4 (5.97%) Web Services
5 4 (5.97%) jQuery
6 3 (4.48%) Spring MVC
6 3 (4.48%) Spring
6 3 (4.48%) XML
6 3 (4.48%) JSP
6 3 (4.48%) HTML5
6 3 (4.48%) CSS3
7 2 (2.99%) RESTful
7 2 (2.99%) SOAP
8 1 (1.49%) Ajax
8 1 (1.49%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.43%) Open Source
2 8 (11.94%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.48%) Mathematics
3 3 (4.48%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.99%) DTV
5 1 (1.49%) Market Risk
5 1 (1.49%) Life Science
5 1 (1.49%) Ontologies
5 1 (1.49%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.45%) Windows
2 3 (4.48%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (2.99%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.99%) Android
3 2 (2.99%) Linux
4 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (50.75%) TDD
2 31 (46.27%) Scrum
3 30 (44.78%) Test Automation
4 25 (37.31%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (35.82%) BDD
6 14 (20.90%) Test Strategy
7 9 (13.43%) Automated Testing
7 9 (13.43%) E-Commerce
7 9 (13.43%) Test Scripting
7 9 (13.43%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (13.43%) Kanban
8 8 (11.94%) MVC
9 7 (10.45%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (10.45%) Software Engineering
9 7 (10.45%) OOP
9 7 (10.45%) Manual Testing
10 6 (8.96%) OO
11 5 (7.46%) Extreme Programming
11 5 (7.46%) Test Management
11 5 (7.46%) ATDD
Programming Languages
1 19 (28.36%) Java
2 18 (26.87%) C#
3 11 (16.42%) SQL
4 10 (14.93%) PHP
4 10 (14.93%) Ruby
5 9 (13.43%) JavaScript
6 4 (5.97%) Delphi
7 3 (4.48%) Objective-C
8 2 (2.99%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.49%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 10 (14.93%) ISEB
2 9 (13.43%) Degree
3 4 (5.97%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.97%) Security Cleared
4 3 (4.48%) ISTQB
4 3 (4.48%) ISEB Practitioner
4 3 (4.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.49%) MCSD
5 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.49%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.49%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (28.36%) QA
2 1 (1.49%) SLA
2 1 (1.49%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 5 (7.46%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (4.48%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.99%) HP
2 2 (2.99%) Oracle
2 2 (2.99%) SAP
3 1 (1.49%) Teradata
3 1 (1.49%) Ab Initio
3 1 (1.49%) Business Objects
3 1 (1.49%) MicroStrategy
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