The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Testing over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Testing
Rank 396 418 406
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -12
Contract jobs citing Agile Testing 40 16 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.18% 0.068% 0.082%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.083% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 10 14
Median daily rate £400 £425 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.82% +15.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £364 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £320 £301
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - -
Agile Testing
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18910 19258 18977
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 85.36% 81.63% 81.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 13678 13763 13297
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 232 231
Median hourly rate £21.78 £21.50 £20.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.30% +7.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £64.25 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

Agile Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Agile Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Agile Testing Jobs Demand Trend in London

Agile Testing
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Agile Testing Daily Rate Trend in London

Agile Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Testing across the London region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

Agile Testing Daily Rate Histogram in London

Agile Testing
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Testing within the London region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +58 14 £390 -8.23% 2
Bromley - 3 - -
Croydon - 1 £325 -
Agile Testing
England

Agile Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Agile Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Agile Testing.

1 52 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (61.54%) BDD
3 25 (48.08%) Test Automation
4 21 (40.38%) Selenium
5 19 (36.54%) QA
5 19 (36.54%) TDD
5 19 (36.54%) WebDriver
6 16 (30.77%) Java
6 16 (30.77%) OOP
6 16 (30.77%) Scrum
7 13 (25.00%) SDET
7 13 (25.00%) Gherkin
7 13 (25.00%) C#
7 13 (25.00%) .NET
7 13 (25.00%) Retail
8 11 (21.15%) Web Services
8 11 (21.15%) Jasmine
8 11 (21.15%) Cucumber
9 10 (19.23%) JUnit
9 10 (19.23%) JavaScript
9 10 (19.23%) OO
10 9 (17.31%) NUnit
10 9 (17.31%) ATDD
10 9 (17.31%) SpecFlow
10 9 (17.31%) Protractor
11 8 (15.38%) Capybara
11 8 (15.38%) Test Strategy
11 8 (15.38%) Waterfall
11 8 (15.38%) Ruby
11 8 (15.38%) .NET Framework

Agile Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.92%) Apache Spark
1 1 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (1.92%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.92%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.54%) MongoDB
2 3 (5.77%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.92%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.92%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (40.38%) Selenium
2 19 (36.54%) WebDriver
3 11 (21.15%) Cucumber
3 11 (21.15%) Jasmine
4 10 (19.23%) JUnit
5 9 (17.31%) NUnit
5 9 (17.31%) Protractor
5 9 (17.31%) SpecFlow
6 8 (15.38%) Capybara
7 7 (13.46%) RSpec
7 7 (13.46%) SoapUI
8 6 (11.54%) Git (software)
9 5 (9.62%) Mocha
10 4 (7.69%) eggPlant
10 4 (7.69%) Fiddler
10 4 (7.69%) Jenkins
10 4 (7.69%) Xcode
11 3 (5.77%) JMeter
11 3 (5.77%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (3.85%) TestNG
General
1 13 (25.00%) Retail
2 6 (11.54%) Banking
3 4 (7.69%) Finance
4 1 (1.92%) Advertising
4 1 (1.92%) Front Office
4 1 (1.92%) International Banking
4 1 (1.92%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (30.77%) Developer
2 15 (28.85%) Analyst
3 14 (26.92%) Developer in Test
3 14 (26.92%) Test Analyst
4 10 (19.23%) Automation Test Analyst
5 9 (17.31%) QA Engineer
6 7 (13.46%) Analyst Developer
6 7 (13.46%) Java Developer
6 7 (13.46%) Ruby Developer
6 7 (13.46%) Test Automation Developer
7 5 (9.62%) Java Software Developer
7 5 (9.62%) JavaScript Engineer
7 5 (9.62%) Software Developer
7 5 (9.62%) Test Manager
8 4 (7.69%) Automation Tester
8 4 (7.69%) Java Automation Tester
8 4 (7.69%) Mobile Tester
8 4 (7.69%) Tester
9 3 (5.77%) Head of Release Management
9 3 (5.77%) Head of Testing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (25.00%) .NET
1 13 (25.00%) Gherkin
2 11 (21.15%) Web Services
3 8 (15.38%) .NET Framework
4 7 (13.46%) Ruby on Rails
4 7 (13.46%) XML
5 4 (7.69%) JSON
6 3 (5.77%) Node.js
7 2 (3.85%) Drools
7 2 (3.85%) HTML
7 2 (3.85%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (3.85%) SOAP
7 2 (3.85%) XML Messaging
8 1 (1.92%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (1.92%) CSS
8 1 (1.92%) CSS3
8 1 (1.92%) HTML5
8 1 (1.92%) JMS
8 1 (1.92%) RESTful
8 1 (1.92%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.69%) Blackberry
1 4 (7.69%) iPhone
1 4 (7.69%) User Experience
2 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.85%) Equities
2 2 (3.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.92%) NHS
3 1 (1.92%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.54%) Windows
2 4 (7.69%) Android
2 4 (7.69%) Linux
2 4 (7.69%) Mac OS X
2 4 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (61.54%) BDD
3 25 (48.08%) Test Automation
4 19 (36.54%) TDD
5 16 (30.77%) OOP
5 16 (30.77%) Scrum
6 10 (19.23%) OO
7 9 (17.31%) ATDD
8 8 (15.38%) E-Commerce
8 8 (15.38%) Test Strategy
8 8 (15.38%) Unit Testing
8 8 (15.38%) Waterfall
9 6 (11.54%) Exploratory Testing
9 6 (11.54%) Regression Testing
10 5 (9.62%) Automated Testing
10 5 (9.62%) QA Automation
10 5 (9.62%) System Integration Testing
10 5 (9.62%) Test Management
11 4 (7.69%) Integration Testing
11 4 (7.69%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 16 (30.77%) Java
2 13 (25.00%) C#
3 10 (19.23%) JavaScript
4 8 (15.38%) Ruby
5 6 (11.54%) Scala
5 6 (11.54%) SQL
6 5 (9.62%) Clojure
7 4 (7.69%) Apple Swift
8 3 (5.77%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.92%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.92%) C++
9 1 (1.92%) Haskell
9 1 (1.92%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.92%) Python
9 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.92%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (11.54%) ISEB
2 3 (5.77%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.85%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.92%) Degree
4 1 (1.92%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (1.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (36.54%) QA
2 13 (25.00%) SDET
3 2 (3.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.92%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) CA Service Virtualization
1 1 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.92%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.85%) HP
2 2 (3.85%) MuleSoft
3 1 (1.92%) CA
3 1 (1.92%) Informatica
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle
3 1 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
London
Oliver Bernard
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