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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Testing over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Testing
Rank 390 410 400
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -10
Contract jobs citing Agile Testing 25 23 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.096% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.12% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 15 16
Average daily rate
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£425 £350 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -14.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £255 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £700 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £381 £331
% change year-on-year
-11.47% +15.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
18886 18915 19605
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 79.63% 79.01% 78.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 13486 13134 13711
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £303 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 205 216 236
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.25 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £14.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

Agile Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Agile Testing across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 August 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Testing within the London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +2 4 £425 -39.28% 2
Canary Wharf - 3 £525 -
Bromley -5 2 £405 +15.71%
Agile Testing
England

Agile Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 45 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (35.56%) Selenium
2 16 (35.56%) Test Automation
3 15 (33.33%) TDD
4 13 (28.89%) Test Strategy
5 12 (26.67%) Scrum
5 12 (26.67%) BDD
5 12 (26.67%) Automated Testing
6 11 (24.44%) Integration Testing
6 11 (24.44%) Banking
7 10 (22.22%) Regression Testing
7 10 (22.22%) Java
7 10 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (22.22%) Web Testing
8 9 (20.00%) QA
8 9 (20.00%) System Testing
8 9 (20.00%) Cucumber
8 9 (20.00%) C#
8 9 (20.00%) Finance
9 8 (17.78%) WebDriver
10 7 (15.56%) SQL
11 6 (13.33%) UNIX
11 6 (13.33%) .NET
11 6 (13.33%) Test Scripting
11 6 (13.33%) Ruby
11 6 (13.33%) Investment Banking
11 6 (13.33%) Gherkin
12 5 (11.11%) SpecFlow
12 5 (11.11%) User Stories
12 5 (11.11%) Automation Testing

Agile Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.22%) CMS
1 1 (2.22%) Node.js
1 1 (2.22%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) HTTP
1 1 (2.22%) Internet
1 1 (2.22%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.22%) DataStage
3 1 (2.22%) Data Mart
3 1 (2.22%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.22%) Big Data
3 1 (2.22%) DataStax
Development Applications
1 16 (35.56%) Selenium
2 9 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 8 (17.78%) WebDriver
4 5 (11.11%) SpecFlow
5 4 (8.89%) JIRA
6 3 (6.67%) Visual Studio
6 3 (6.67%) HP UFT
7 2 (4.44%) JUnit
7 2 (4.44%) TeamCity
7 2 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (4.44%) RSpec
7 2 (4.44%) Capybara
7 2 (4.44%) Calabash
8 1 (2.22%) Selenium IDE
8 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
8 1 (2.22%) Behat
8 1 (2.22%) Jasmine
8 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
8 1 (2.22%) Mockito
8 1 (2.22%) SoapUI
General
1 11 (24.44%) Banking
2 9 (20.00%) Finance
3 6 (13.33%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.44%) Corporate Banking
4 2 (4.44%) Automotive
4 2 (4.44%) Front Office
5 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (40.00%) Tester
2 11 (24.44%) Automation Tester
3 10 (22.22%) Test Manager
4 4 (8.89%) Test Analyst
4 4 (8.89%) Analyst
4 4 (8.89%) Mobile Tester
5 3 (6.67%) Developer
5 3 (6.67%) Consultant
5 3 (6.67%) Test Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Test Consultant
6 2 (4.44%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Architect
6 2 (4.44%) Lead Tester
6 2 (4.44%) Automated Test Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Test Architect
6 2 (4.44%) AWS Developer
7 1 (2.22%) Automation Team Leader
7 1 (2.22%) Agile Tester
7 1 (2.22%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.33%) .NET
1 6 (13.33%) Gherkin
2 4 (8.89%) WPF
3 2 (4.44%) WCF
3 2 (4.44%) XML
3 2 (4.44%) Middleware
3 2 (4.44%) XML Messaging
4 1 (2.22%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (2.22%) HTML
4 1 (2.22%) SOAP
4 1 (2.22%) Web Services
4 1 (2.22%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (2.22%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.67%) Mathematics
3 2 (4.44%) Physics
3 2 (4.44%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.44%) Credit Risk
3 2 (4.44%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.44%) Equities
3 2 (4.44%) DTCC
3 2 (4.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (4.44%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.22%) Internet of Things
4 1 (2.22%) User Experience
4 1 (2.22%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.22%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.33%) UNIX
2 3 (6.67%) Linux
3 2 (4.44%) Android
3 2 (4.44%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (35.56%) Test Automation
3 15 (33.33%) TDD
4 13 (28.89%) Test Strategy
5 12 (26.67%) BDD
5 12 (26.67%) Scrum
5 12 (26.67%) Automated Testing
6 11 (24.44%) Integration Testing
7 10 (22.22%) Web Testing
7 10 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (22.22%) Regression Testing
8 9 (20.00%) System Testing
9 6 (13.33%) Test Scripting
10 5 (11.11%) Automation Testing
10 5 (11.11%) User Stories
11 4 (8.89%) System Integration Testing
11 4 (8.89%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (8.89%) Change Management
12 3 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (6.67%) OO
Programming Languages
1 10 (22.22%) Java
2 9 (20.00%) C#
3 7 (15.56%) SQL
4 6 (13.33%) Ruby
5 2 (4.44%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.44%) Python
5 2 (4.44%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.22%) Scala
6 1 (2.22%) R
6 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (11.11%) Degree
2 4 (8.89%) ISTQB
3 3 (6.67%) ISEB
4 2 (4.44%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.22%) CSQA
5 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.22%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.00%) QA
2 2 (4.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (6.67%) Oracle
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.44%) Apple
2 2 (4.44%) Guidewire
3 1 (2.22%) HP
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