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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Testing
Rank 407 407 412
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs citing Agile Testing 24 22 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.098% 0.072%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.12% 0.089%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 17 5
Median daily rate £475 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £320 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £560 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
18699 18662 19002
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.89% 83.55% 80.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 13450 13314 14022
Median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 227 249
Median hourly rate £27.50 £22.56 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.89% +0.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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 +10 10 £475 +5.55% 2
Agile Testing
England

Agile Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 65 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (60.00%) BDD
3 35 (53.85%) TDD
4 31 (47.69%) WebDriver
5 28 (43.08%) OOP
6 26 (40.00%) C#
6 26 (40.00%) Test Automation
7 25 (38.46%) Selenium
7 25 (38.46%) SDET
8 23 (35.38%) Scrum
9 21 (32.31%) Java
10 18 (27.69%) QA
10 18 (27.69%) Cucumber
11 16 (24.62%) Gherkin
11 16 (24.62%) SpecFlow
12 15 (23.08%) RESTful
12 15 (23.08%) Web Services
12 15 (23.08%) OO
13 14 (21.54%) NUnit
14 13 (20.00%) Retail
15 11 (16.92%) SQL
15 11 (16.92%) Mockito
16 10 (15.38%) Moq
16 10 (15.38%) .NET
17 9 (13.85%) E-Commerce
17 9 (13.85%) .NET Framework
17 9 (13.85%) Scala
17 9 (13.85%) RabbitMQ
17 9 (13.85%) ATDD
17 9 (13.85%) Capybara

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 (1.54%) Apache Spark
1 1 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (1.54%) Jetty
1 1 (1.54%) SAS
1 1 (1.54%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.54%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.77%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.23%) MongoDB
3 5 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.08%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.54%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.54%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.54%) Pentaho
5 1 (1.54%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 31 (47.69%) WebDriver
2 25 (38.46%) Selenium
3 18 (27.69%) Cucumber
4 16 (24.62%) SpecFlow
5 14 (21.54%) NUnit
6 11 (16.92%) Mockito
7 10 (15.38%) Moq
8 9 (13.85%) Capybara
9 8 (12.31%) RSpec
10 7 (10.77%) JUnit
11 6 (9.23%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (7.69%) MSTest
12 5 (7.69%) Protractor
13 4 (6.15%) Git (software)
13 4 (6.15%) Jasmine
13 4 (6.15%) Mocha
14 3 (4.62%) SoapUI
15 2 (3.08%) eggPlant
15 2 (3.08%) Jenkins
15 2 (3.08%) TestNG
General
1 13 (20.00%) Retail
2 5 (7.69%) Finance
3 4 (6.15%) Banking
4 1 (1.54%) Advertising
4 1 (1.54%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 27 (41.54%) Developer
2 24 (36.92%) Developer in Test
3 14 (21.54%) Analyst
4 13 (20.00%) Test Analyst
5 10 (15.38%) Software Developer
6 8 (12.31%) Analyst Developer
6 8 (12.31%) Automation Test Analyst
6 8 (12.31%) Ruby Developer
6 8 (12.31%) Test Automation Developer
6 8 (12.31%) Tester
7 6 (9.23%) C# Developer
8 5 (7.69%) Java Developer
8 5 (7.69%) QA Engineer
9 4 (6.15%) Agile Developer
9 4 (6.15%) JavaScript Engineer
9 4 (6.15%) Test Engineer
10 3 (4.62%) Agile Tester
10 3 (4.62%) Java Software Developer
10 3 (4.62%) Senior Tester
10 3 (4.62%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (24.62%) Gherkin
2 15 (23.08%) RESTful
2 15 (23.08%) Web Services
3 10 (15.38%) .NET
4 9 (13.85%) .NET Framework
4 9 (13.85%) RabbitMQ
5 8 (12.31%) Ruby on Rails
6 7 (10.77%) Node.js
7 5 (7.69%) Entity Framework
7 5 (7.69%) WCF
8 3 (4.62%) Drools
8 3 (4.62%) XML
9 2 (3.08%) HTML
9 2 (3.08%) HTML5
9 2 (3.08%) JSON
10 1 (1.54%) AngularJS
10 1 (1.54%) CSS3
10 1 (1.54%) REST
10 1 (1.54%) Sass
10 1 (1.54%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.23%) User Experience
2 2 (3.08%) Blackberry
2 2 (3.08%) iPhone
2 2 (3.08%) Life Science
3 1 (1.54%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.54%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.31%) Windows
2 7 (10.77%) Linux
3 3 (4.62%) Android
3 3 (4.62%) Unix
4 2 (3.08%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.54%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (60.00%) BDD
3 35 (53.85%) TDD
4 28 (43.08%) OOP
5 26 (40.00%) Test Automation
6 23 (35.38%) Scrum
7 15 (23.08%) OO
8 9 (13.85%) ATDD
8 9 (13.85%) E-Commerce
9 8 (12.31%) QA Automation
10 7 (10.77%) Process Improvement
10 7 (10.77%) Unit Testing
11 6 (9.23%) Test Strategy
11 6 (9.23%) Waterfall
12 5 (7.69%) Automated Testing
12 5 (7.69%) Exploratory Testing
12 5 (7.69%) Regression Testing
12 5 (7.69%) SDLC
13 4 (6.15%) Pair Programming
13 4 (6.15%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (40.00%) C#
2 21 (32.31%) Java
3 11 (16.92%) SQL
4 9 (13.85%) Scala
5 8 (12.31%) Clojure
5 8 (12.31%) Ruby
6 6 (9.23%) JavaScript
6 6 (9.23%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.08%) Apple Swift
7 2 (3.08%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.54%) Go
8 1 (1.54%) Haskell
8 1 (1.54%) Perl
8 1 (1.54%) Python
8 1 (1.54%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.54%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (3.08%) ISEB
2 1 (1.54%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (38.46%) SDET
2 18 (27.69%) QA
3 1 (1.54%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (4.62%) Microsoft
1 3 (4.62%) MuleSoft
2 2 (3.08%) HP
2 2 (3.08%) Oracle
2 2 (3.08%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.54%) Ab Initio
3 1 (1.54%) Informatica
3 1 (1.54%) Zuora
London
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Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
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Rate: £450 - £550 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Wenham Carter
Rate: From £200 to £300 per day TBC
Posted: 6 days ago