The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Testing skills 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 Testing over the 3 months to 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Testing
Rank 100 86 71
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -15
Contract jobs citing Agile Testing 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.073% 0.17% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.088% 0.20% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £165 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £317 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.50% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £20.00
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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 Leeds region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1141 986 561
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 83.59% 82.03% 77.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 832 705 320
Average daily rate £360 £340 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 16 12
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.75 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.49% -49.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.13 £12.44 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £110.00 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Agile Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Agile Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Agile Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Agile Testing Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Agile Testing
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 2 (100.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) NUnit
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (50.00%) NHS
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum

Agile Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (100.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (50.00%) NUnit
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle