The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Leeds region that had Agile Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Tester
Rank 108 99 82
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -17
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Tester 1 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.068% 0.32% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.071% 0.34% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Median daily rate £325 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £363
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £164.00 -
Agile Tester
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds 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
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1410 1463 1117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 95.66% 95.00% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 997 1048 787
Median daily rate £400 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £240 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 38 26
Median hourly rate £12.50 £12.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -17.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £27.50 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

Agile Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Leeds region that featured Agile Tester in the job title.

Agile Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Agile Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Agile Tester Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Agile Tester Skill Set
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, Agile Tester contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region featuring Agile Tester in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) Selenium
2 5 (71.43%) WebDriver
2 5 (71.43%) BDD
2 5 (71.43%) Automation Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Test Strategy
3 4 (57.14%) JIRA
3 4 (57.14%) TDD
4 2 (28.57%) Subversion
4 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
4 2 (28.57%) .NET
4 2 (28.57%) HP
4 2 (28.57%) ISEB
4 2 (28.57%) HP UFT
4 2 (28.57%) LoadRunner
4 2 (28.57%) Load Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
4 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
5 1 (14.29%) SpecFlow
5 1 (14.29%) Gherkin
5 1 (14.29%) Build Automation
5 1 (14.29%) DevOps
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (14.29%) C

Agile Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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:

Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Selenium
2 5 (71.43%) WebDriver
3 4 (57.14%) JIRA
4 2 (28.57%) HP UFT
4 2 (28.57%) LoadRunner
4 2 (28.57%) Subversion
5 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
5 1 (14.29%) SpecFlow
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) Gherkin
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Automation Testing
2 5 (71.43%) BDD
3 4 (57.14%) TDD
3 4 (57.14%) Test Strategy
4 2 (28.57%) Load Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
5 1 (14.29%) Build Automation
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (14.29%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ISEB
1 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) HP