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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Agile Testing
England / London
Rank 372 398 382
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -16
Contract jobs citing Agile Testing 36 14 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.19% 0.068% 0.087%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.081% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 12 9
Median daily rate £500 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
16430 17382 16863
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.45% 84.20% 81.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 11872 12353 12152
Median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 211 188
Median hourly rate £32.25 £24.23 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.09% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.65 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.50 £50.99 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017. 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 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 +18 17 £500 +19.40% 2
Agile Testing
England

Agile Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 59 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (66.10%) TDD
2 39 (66.10%) BDD
3 38 (64.41%) WebDriver
4 33 (55.93%) C#
5 32 (54.24%) OOP
6 27 (45.76%) RESTful
7 24 (40.68%) Java
8 23 (38.98%) Selenium
8 23 (38.98%) SDET
9 22 (37.29%) Web Services
9 22 (37.29%) OO
10 21 (35.59%) Moq
10 21 (35.59%) Mockito
11 17 (28.81%) Scrum
12 16 (27.12%) Test Automation
12 16 (27.12%) Process Improvement
13 15 (25.42%) SpecFlow
14 14 (23.73%) RabbitMQ
14 14 (23.73%) Unit Testing
15 13 (22.03%) QA
15 13 (22.03%) Pair Programming
15 13 (22.03%) Cucumber
16 10 (16.95%) Gherkin
16 10 (16.95%) NUnit
17 9 (15.25%) E-Commerce
17 9 (15.25%) .NET
17 9 (15.25%) SQL
18 6 (10.17%) SQL Server
18 6 (10.17%) Retail

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 (1.69%) Jetty
1 1 (1.69%) SAS
1 1 (1.69%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.69%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.17%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.47%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (5.08%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.39%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.39%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.69%) Pentaho
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 38 (64.41%) WebDriver
2 23 (38.98%) Selenium
3 21 (35.59%) Mockito
3 21 (35.59%) Moq
4 15 (25.42%) SpecFlow
5 13 (22.03%) Cucumber
6 10 (16.95%) NUnit
7 5 (8.47%) Capybara
7 5 (8.47%) MSTest
7 5 (8.47%) RSpec
7 5 (8.47%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (6.78%) JIRA
9 3 (5.08%) Appium
10 2 (3.39%) Jenkins
10 2 (3.39%) JUnit
10 2 (3.39%) LoadRunner
10 2 (3.39%) TestRail
11 1 (1.69%) Git (software)
11 1 (1.69%) JBehave
11 1 (1.69%) Maven
General
1 6 (10.17%) Retail
2 5 (8.47%) Finance
3 4 (6.78%) Banking
4 2 (3.39%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 30 (50.85%) Developer
2 28 (47.46%) Developer in Test
3 17 (28.81%) Software Developer
4 10 (16.95%) Analyst
5 9 (15.25%) Test Analyst
6 8 (13.56%) C# Developer
7 7 (11.86%) Tester
8 6 (10.17%) Test Automation Developer
9 5 (8.47%) Analyst Developer
9 5 (8.47%) Automation Test Analyst
9 5 (8.47%) Ruby Developer
10 4 (6.78%) QA Engineer
10 4 (6.78%) Test Engineer
11 3 (5.08%) Agile Developer
11 3 (5.08%) Agile Tester
11 3 (5.08%) C# Software Developer
11 3 (5.08%) Senior Tester
12 2 (3.39%) Configuration Specialist
12 2 (3.39%) QA Test Engineer
12 2 (3.39%) Senior Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (45.76%) RESTful
2 22 (37.29%) Web Services
3 14 (23.73%) RabbitMQ
4 10 (16.95%) Gherkin
5 9 (15.25%) .NET
6 6 (10.17%) Node.js
7 5 (8.47%) .NET Framework
7 5 (8.47%) Entity Framework
7 5 (8.47%) Ruby on Rails
7 5 (8.47%) WCF
8 3 (5.08%) HTML
8 3 (5.08%) HTML5
9 2 (3.39%) AngularJS
9 2 (3.39%) WebSockets
9 2 (3.39%) XML
9 2 (3.39%) XML Messaging
10 1 (1.69%) ActiveMQ
10 1 (1.69%) Drools
10 1 (1.69%) JMS
10 1 (1.69%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.78%) Mobile App
2 3 (5.08%) User Experience
3 2 (3.39%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.39%) Life Science
4 1 (1.69%) Fintech
4 1 (1.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.47%) Linux
1 5 (8.47%) Windows
2 2 (3.39%) Android
2 2 (3.39%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.39%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (66.10%) BDD
2 39 (66.10%) TDD
3 32 (54.24%) OOP
4 22 (37.29%) OO
5 17 (28.81%) Scrum
6 16 (27.12%) Process Improvement
6 16 (27.12%) Test Automation
7 14 (23.73%) Unit Testing
8 13 (22.03%) Pair Programming
9 9 (15.25%) E-Commerce
10 5 (8.47%) ATDD
10 5 (8.47%) Automated Testing
10 5 (8.47%) Manual Testing
10 5 (8.47%) QA Automation
10 5 (8.47%) Software Architecture
11 4 (6.78%) Regression Testing
11 4 (6.78%) Software Testing
11 4 (6.78%) Test Scripting
11 4 (6.78%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 33 (55.93%) C#
2 24 (40.68%) Java
3 9 (15.25%) SQL
4 5 (8.47%) Clojure
4 5 (8.47%) JavaScript
4 5 (8.47%) Ruby
4 5 (8.47%) Scala
4 5 (8.47%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.39%) Go
5 2 (3.39%) Perl
5 2 (3.39%) Python
5 2 (3.39%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.39%) VBScript
6 1 (1.69%) ES6
6 1 (1.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (3.39%) ISEB
1 2 (3.39%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.69%) Degree
2 1 (1.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (38.98%) SDET
2 13 (22.03%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.39%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.69%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 2 (3.39%) HP
2 1 (1.69%) Ab Initio
2 1 (1.69%) AppDynamics
2 1 (1.69%) Atlassian
2 1 (1.69%) Informatica
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.69%) MuleSoft
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle
2 1 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (1.69%) Splunk
2 1 (1.69%) Xamarin
2 1 (1.69%) Zuora
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