The table below looks at the statistics for the Agile Tester role in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Tester
Rank 57 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Tester 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.14% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.50 £164.00 -
% change year-on-year
-73.47% -
Agile Tester
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
685 617 701
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.67% 95.66% 93.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 331 313 351
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 42 47
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.85 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.45% -29.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.85 £9.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.91 £32.95 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.70 £17.45
% change year-on-year
+4.79% -4.29%

Agile Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Agile Tester in the job title across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Agile Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Agile Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Agile Tester Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Agile Tester
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region that cited Agile Tester in their job title 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 with Agile Tester in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing

Agile Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region that cited Agile Tester in their job title 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 with Agile Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) HP