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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Testing
Rank 379 390 362
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -28
Contract jobs citing Agile Testing 16 13 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.075% 0.059% 0.080%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.095% 0.075% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 11
Average daily rate
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£413 £300 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £252 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £563 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £330 £275
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +20.00%
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
16763 17241 15433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.81% 78.54% 76.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 11902 11791 10831
Average daily rate £450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 197 239 249
Average hourly rate £21.50 £27.56 £24.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.98% +11.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £70.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 3 March 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 3 March 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +12 4 £475 +50.79% 2
Paddington - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Agile Testing
England

Agile Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 33 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (60.61%) TDD
3 16 (48.48%) Scrum
3 16 (48.48%) BDD
4 14 (42.42%) QA
5 11 (33.33%) Selenium
5 11 (33.33%) Test Automation
6 10 (30.30%) ISEB
7 8 (24.24%) SQL
7 8 (24.24%) Test Scripting
8 7 (21.21%) Oracle
8 7 (21.21%) Java
8 7 (21.21%) Finance
9 6 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (18.18%) Cucumber
9 6 (18.18%) ISTQB
9 6 (18.18%) Automated Testing
9 6 (18.18%) SpecFlow
10 5 (15.15%) Relational Database
10 5 (15.15%) Visual Studio
10 5 (15.15%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (15.15%) Toad
10 5 (15.15%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (12.12%) Data Modelling
11 4 (12.12%) .NET
11 4 (12.12%) WebDriver
11 4 (12.12%) Predictive Modelling
11 4 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (12.12%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (12.12%) Test Management

Agile Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 2 (6.06%) WebLogic
1 2 (6.06%) Tomcat
1 2 (6.06%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (3.03%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Visio
1 3 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (6.06%) MS Project
2 2 (6.06%) MS Office
2 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) HTTP
1 1 (3.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (15.15%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (33.33%) Selenium
2 6 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (18.18%) Cucumber
2 6 (18.18%) SpecFlow
3 5 (15.15%) Visual Studio
3 5 (15.15%) Toad
4 4 (12.12%) TeamCity
4 4 (12.12%) Visual Studio Team System
4 4 (12.12%) Capybara
4 4 (12.12%) WebDriver
5 3 (9.09%) Jenkins
5 3 (9.09%) JUnit
5 3 (9.09%) Maven
6 2 (6.06%) JIRA
6 2 (6.06%) WATIR
6 2 (6.06%) Ant
6 2 (6.06%) TestNG
6 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
6 2 (6.06%) RSpec
6 2 (6.06%) Selenium IDE
General
1 7 (21.21%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Banking
3 2 (6.06%) Investment Banking
3 2 (6.06%) Games
4 1 (3.03%) Front Office
4 1 (3.03%) Legal
4 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (48.48%) Analyst
2 13 (39.39%) Test Analyst
3 12 (36.36%) Tester
4 6 (18.18%) QA Analyst
4 6 (18.18%) Automation Tester
5 5 (15.15%) Agile Test Analyst
5 5 (15.15%) Test Manager
6 4 (12.12%) Agile Tester
6 4 (12.12%) QA Test Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) Automation Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) Senior Tester
8 2 (6.06%) QA Tester
8 2 (6.06%) Senior Test Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) Manual Test Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) Automation Test Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) Test Leader
8 2 (6.06%) Agile Test Manager
9 1 (3.03%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) .NET
2 3 (9.09%) XML
3 2 (6.06%) Gherkin
3 2 (6.06%) WCF
3 2 (6.06%) HTML
3 2 (6.06%) Web Services
3 2 (6.06%) Spring
3 2 (6.06%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (6.06%) .NET Framework
3 2 (6.06%) JSON
4 1 (3.03%) Spring MVC
4 1 (3.03%) CSS
4 1 (3.03%) JSP
4 1 (3.03%) jQuery
4 1 (3.03%) RESTful
4 1 (3.03%) HTML5
4 1 (3.03%) CSS3
4 1 (3.03%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.03%) XSLT
4 1 (3.03%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Open Source
2 2 (6.06%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.03%) Over-the-Top Content
3 1 (3.03%) Video on Demand
3 1 (3.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (3.03%) Equities
3 1 (3.03%) Streaming Media
3 1 (3.03%) DTCC
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Android
1 2 (6.06%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (60.61%) TDD
3 16 (48.48%) Scrum
3 16 (48.48%) BDD
4 11 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 8 (24.24%) Test Scripting
6 6 (18.18%) Automated Testing
7 5 (15.15%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (12.12%) Data Modelling
8 4 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (12.12%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (12.12%) Test Management
8 4 (12.12%) Predictive Modelling
8 4 (12.12%) Test Strategy
8 4 (12.12%) Analytics
8 4 (12.12%) User Stories
9 3 (9.09%) Data Transformation
9 3 (9.09%) Automation Testing
9 3 (9.09%) Manual Testing
10 2 (6.06%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 8 (24.24%) SQL
2 7 (21.21%) Java
3 4 (12.12%) Ruby
4 3 (9.09%) C#
5 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.03%) Perl
6 1 (3.03%) VBA
6 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (30.30%) ISEB
2 6 (18.18%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.03%) Degree
3 1 (3.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (3.03%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (42.42%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) Oracle
2 2 (6.06%) IBM
2 2 (6.06%) Apple
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
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