The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Testing
Rank 75 72 88
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +16
Contract jobs citing Agile Testing 2 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.19% 0.34% 0.090%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.45% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
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£165 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
-19.73% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £19.00
Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
843 673 808
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 79.15% 76.65% 72.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 576 375 482
Average daily rate £340 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £202 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £447
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 24 14
Average hourly rate £13.50 £38.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.47% +153.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.68 £29.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £45.00 £62.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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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 2 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center

Agile Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Leader
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) GAP Analysis
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center