The first table below looks at the demand for the Agile Tester role in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Leeds region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Tester
Rank 80 63 -
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Tester 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.17% 0.13% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £225
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +44.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1096 726 863
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 93.44% 94.90% 94.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 713 372 462
Average daily rate £350 £314 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.46% -3.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 32 42
Average hourly rate £16.50 £11.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.47% -11.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £85.70 £40.00 £23.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Agile Tester
West Yorkshire

Agile Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) System Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) NAS
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (33.33%) User Stories
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) IIS
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) SMTP
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) SAN

Agile Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) NAS
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) SMTP
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) System Testing
2 1 (33.33%) User Stories
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco