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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Testing
Rank 381 399 375
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -24
Contract jobs citing Agile Testing 19 16 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.085% 0.069% 0.060%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.088% 0.078%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 9
Average daily rate
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£445 £313 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.40% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £266 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £439 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-14.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £20.00
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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
17601 18256 16725
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.28% 78.22% 77.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 12320 13018 11607
Average daily rate £450 £435 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 247 228 233
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% -26.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £82.50 £50.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.33 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -5.23%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 +8 1 £440 +35.38% 2
Canary Wharf - 1 £525 -
Feltham - 1 £365 -
Agile Testing
England

Agile Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 39 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (46.15%) Scrum
3 16 (41.03%) QA
4 14 (35.90%) TDD
5 13 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 13 (33.33%) BDD
6 12 (30.77%) SQL
6 12 (30.77%) ISEB
6 12 (30.77%) Test Strategy
7 11 (28.21%) Test Automation
8 10 (25.64%) Finance
8 10 (25.64%) Oracle
8 10 (25.64%) Banking
8 10 (25.64%) Selenium
9 8 (20.51%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (20.51%) ISTQB
9 8 (20.51%) Automated Testing
9 8 (20.51%) Cucumber
10 7 (17.95%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (17.95%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (17.95%) User Stories
11 6 (15.38%) Gherkin
11 6 (15.38%) C#
12 5 (12.82%) Java
12 5 (12.82%) Toad
12 5 (12.82%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (12.82%) ETL
12 5 (12.82%) Investment Banking
12 5 (12.82%) Ruby
12 5 (12.82%) Test Management

Agile Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 (5.13%) WebLogic Portal
1 2 (5.13%) Tomcat
1 2 (5.13%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.56%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) MS Visio
1 3 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.13%) MS Project
2 2 (5.13%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.51%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (10.26%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.56%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 10 (25.64%) Selenium
2 8 (20.51%) Cucumber
3 5 (12.82%) Toad
4 4 (10.26%) JIRA
4 4 (10.26%) WebDriver
4 4 (10.26%) Visual Studio
4 4 (10.26%) Capybara
5 3 (7.69%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (7.69%) SpecFlow
5 3 (7.69%) RSpec
6 2 (5.13%) Git (software)
6 2 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (5.13%) Jenkins
6 2 (5.13%) Jasmine
7 1 (2.56%) GitLab
7 1 (2.56%) Behat
7 1 (2.56%) Selenium IDE
7 1 (2.56%) JUnit
7 1 (2.56%) Eclipse
7 1 (2.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 10 (25.64%) Finance
1 10 (25.64%) Banking
2 5 (12.82%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.56%) Front Office
3 1 (2.56%) Games
3 1 (2.56%) Legal
3 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (33.33%) Tester
2 12 (30.77%) Analyst
3 11 (28.21%) Test Manager
4 9 (23.08%) Test Analyst
5 5 (12.82%) Agile Test Analyst
6 4 (10.26%) Automation Tester
6 4 (10.26%) Agile Tester
7 3 (7.69%) Consultant
7 3 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (7.69%) Test Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Senior Test Analyst
7 3 (7.69%) Test Consultant
7 3 (7.69%) QA Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) Automation Test Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) Test Leader
8 2 (5.13%) Automation Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) Software Tester
8 2 (5.13%) QA Tester
8 2 (5.13%) Senior Tester
8 2 (5.13%) Agile Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.38%) Gherkin
2 4 (10.26%) .NET
3 3 (7.69%) XML
4 2 (5.13%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (5.13%) .NET Framework
4 2 (5.13%) WCF
4 2 (5.13%) XML Messaging
5 1 (2.56%) Web Services
5 1 (2.56%) HTML
5 1 (2.56%) JSON
5 1 (2.56%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.13%) DTCC
1 2 (5.13%) Equities
1 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
1 2 (5.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 2 (5.13%) Mobile App
1 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.26%) UNIX
2 2 (5.13%) Android
2 2 (5.13%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (46.15%) Scrum
3 14 (35.90%) TDD
4 13 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 13 (33.33%) BDD
5 12 (30.77%) Test Strategy
6 11 (28.21%) Test Automation
7 8 (20.51%) Automated Testing
8 7 (17.95%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (17.95%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (17.95%) User Stories
9 5 (12.82%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (12.82%) ETL
9 5 (12.82%) Test Management
10 4 (10.26%) Predictive Modelling
10 4 (10.26%) Change Management
10 4 (10.26%) Data Modelling
10 4 (10.26%) Analytics
11 3 (7.69%) Data Transformation
11 3 (7.69%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.77%) SQL
2 6 (15.38%) C#
3 5 (12.82%) Java
3 5 (12.82%) Ruby
4 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.56%) Perl
4 1 (2.56%) PHP
4 1 (2.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (30.77%) ISEB
2 8 (20.51%) ISTQB
3 2 (5.13%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (5.13%) Degree
3 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.56%) CSQA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (41.03%) QA
2 2 (5.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (25.64%) Oracle
2 2 (5.13%) Apple
2 2 (5.13%) IBM
2 2 (5.13%) WorldPay
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
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