The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Testing over the 3 months to 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Testing
Rank 116 - 87
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Testing 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.10% - 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% - 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£280 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £320 £275
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +16.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 Hampshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1525 1227 996
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 76.33% 70.97% 72.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 836 646 483
Average daily rate £375 £363 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +0.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £482 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 61 98
Average hourly rate £34.00 £38.75 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.25% +13.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £14.85 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £125.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

Agile Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Agile Testing across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Agile Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Agile Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Agile Testing across the Hampshire region.

Agile Testing Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Agile Testing
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Change Control
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Magento
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Subversion
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting

Agile Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Magento
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Graduate
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Change Control
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) HP