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 2014 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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Testing
Rank 390 393 384
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -9
Contract jobs citing Agile Testing 24 29 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.10% 0.12% 0.084%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.15% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 16 17
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£363 £410 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.58% +17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £350 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £488 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £331 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -5.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £19.00
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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 London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18493 19154 19396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.13% 76.59% 74.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 12846 13423 13066
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 215 230 359
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £52.50 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 2014.

Agile Testing Daily Rate Histogram in London

Agile Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 27 (65.85%) Test Automation
2 24 (58.54%) TDD
3 21 (51.22%) BDD
4 20 (48.78%) Selenium
4 20 (48.78%) Scrum
5 15 (36.59%) QA
5 15 (36.59%) WebDriver
6 14 (34.15%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (34.15%) Java
7 13 (31.71%) C#
8 12 (29.27%) Test Strategy
9 11 (26.83%) Cucumber
10 9 (21.95%) Degree
11 8 (19.51%) Automated Testing
11 8 (19.51%) Computer Science
11 8 (19.51%) Open Source
11 8 (19.51%) SpecFlow
12 7 (17.07%) Ruby
12 7 (17.07%) HTML
12 7 (17.07%) PHP
12 7 (17.07%) JUnit
12 7 (17.07%) Visual Studio
12 7 (17.07%) CSS
13 6 (14.63%) .NET
13 6 (14.63%) ISEB
13 6 (14.63%) Windows
13 6 (14.63%) OOP
13 6 (14.63%) Banking
13 6 (14.63%) User Acceptance Testing
13 6 (14.63%) Manual Testing

Agile Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Endur
1 1 (2.44%) Misys Midas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.44%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.44%) QlikView
2 1 (2.44%) Big Data
2 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (48.78%) Selenium
2 15 (36.59%) WebDriver
3 11 (26.83%) Cucumber
4 8 (19.51%) SpecFlow
5 7 (17.07%) JUnit
5 7 (17.07%) Visual Studio
6 5 (12.20%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (9.76%) JMeter
8 3 (7.32%) TeamCity
8 3 (7.32%) Hudson
8 3 (7.32%) JBehave
8 3 (7.32%) Selenium IDE
9 2 (4.88%) Calabash
9 2 (4.88%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (4.88%) TestNG
9 2 (4.88%) RSpec
9 2 (4.88%) MSTest
9 2 (4.88%) Xcode
9 2 (4.88%) Subversion
9 2 (4.88%) Maven
General
1 6 (14.63%) Banking
2 5 (12.20%) Investment Banking
2 5 (12.20%) Finance
3 4 (9.76%) Games
4 2 (4.88%) Retail
5 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.44%) Publishing
5 1 (2.44%) Front Office
5 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (34.15%) Tester
2 9 (21.95%) Test Engineer
3 8 (19.51%) Automation Tester
4 6 (14.63%) Analyst
4 6 (14.63%) Test Analyst
5 5 (12.20%) Test Manager
5 5 (12.20%) Automation Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Developer
6 4 (9.76%) Senior Test Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Selenium Tester
7 3 (7.32%) Agile Tester
7 3 (7.32%) Senior Tester
7 3 (7.32%) Senior Automation Tester
8 2 (4.88%) QA Tester
8 2 (4.88%) QA Engineer
9 1 (2.44%) Integration Engineer
9 1 (2.44%) Senior Test Manager
9 1 (2.44%) Senior QA Tester
9 1 (2.44%) Automation Test Analyst
9 1 (2.44%) Programme Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.07%) HTML
1 7 (17.07%) CSS
2 6 (14.63%) .NET
3 4 (9.76%) jQuery
3 4 (9.76%) Gherkin
4 3 (7.32%) Spring MVC
4 3 (7.32%) HTML5
4 3 (7.32%) CSS3
4 3 (7.32%) Spring
4 3 (7.32%) JSP
5 1 (2.44%) Web Services
5 1 (2.44%) Ajax
5 1 (2.44%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) Computer Science
1 8 (19.51%) Open Source
2 3 (7.32%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (7.32%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.44%) Ontologies
3 1 (2.44%) Life Science
3 1 (2.44%) Market Risk
3 1 (2.44%) SWIFT
3 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.63%) Windows
2 2 (4.88%) Android
2 2 (4.88%) Apple iOS
2 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (65.85%) Test Automation
2 24 (58.54%) TDD
3 21 (51.22%) BDD
4 20 (48.78%) Scrum
5 14 (34.15%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (29.27%) Test Strategy
7 8 (19.51%) Automated Testing
8 6 (14.63%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (14.63%) OOP
8 6 (14.63%) Test Scripting
8 6 (14.63%) Manual Testing
9 5 (12.20%) ATDD
9 5 (12.20%) OO
10 3 (7.32%) Regression Testing
10 3 (7.32%) MVC
10 3 (7.32%) Automation Testing
10 3 (7.32%) Test Management
11 2 (4.88%) Responsive Web Design
11 2 (4.88%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (4.88%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 14 (34.15%) Java
2 13 (31.71%) C#
3 7 (17.07%) PHP
3 7 (17.07%) Ruby
4 4 (9.76%) SQL
4 4 (9.76%) Delphi
4 4 (9.76%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.88%) Objective-C
6 1 (2.44%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 9 (21.95%) Degree
2 6 (14.63%) ISEB
3 3 (7.32%) ISEB Practitioner
3 3 (7.32%) ISTQB
3 3 (7.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.44%) MCSD
4 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (36.59%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle
1 1 (2.44%) Business Objects
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
1 1 (2.44%) MicroStrategy
1 1 (2.44%) Ab Initio
1 1 (2.44%) Teradata
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