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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Testing
Rank 408 407 422
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +15
Contract jobs citing Agile Testing 32 27 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.12% 0.065%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.14% 0.080%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 16 6
Median daily rate £425 £438 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £294 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £575 £583
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £394
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -17.46%
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
19732 19199 19904
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 86.03% 83.22% 81.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 14121 13782 14102
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 218 250
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £21.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +1.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.17 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.05 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +29.38%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +15 4 £404 -10.33% 1
Agile Testing
England

Agile Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 62 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (61.29%) BDD
3 33 (53.23%) Test Automation
4 27 (43.55%) Selenium
4 27 (43.55%) TDD
5 26 (41.94%) WebDriver
6 23 (37.10%) QA
6 23 (37.10%) OOP
7 21 (33.87%) Cucumber
8 20 (32.26%) C#
8 20 (32.26%) Scrum
9 19 (30.65%) SDET
10 18 (29.03%) Java
10 18 (29.03%) Retail
11 17 (27.42%) Gherkin
12 16 (25.81%) SpecFlow
12 16 (25.81%) NUnit
13 13 (20.97%) .NET
14 12 (19.35%) Web Services
15 11 (17.74%) JUnit
15 11 (17.74%) Scala
15 11 (17.74%) ATDD
16 10 (16.13%) Clojure
16 10 (16.13%) QA Automation
16 10 (16.13%) .NET Framework
16 10 (16.13%) JavaScript
16 10 (16.13%) OO
17 9 (14.52%) Waterfall
17 9 (14.52%) MongoDB
17 9 (14.52%) 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 (1.61%) Apache Spark
1 1 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (1.61%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.61%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.52%) MongoDB
2 4 (6.45%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.61%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.61%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 27 (43.55%) Selenium
2 26 (41.94%) WebDriver
3 21 (33.87%) Cucumber
4 16 (25.81%) NUnit
4 16 (25.81%) SpecFlow
5 11 (17.74%) JUnit
6 9 (14.52%) Capybara
7 8 (12.90%) Jasmine
7 8 (12.90%) RSpec
8 6 (9.68%) Git (software)
8 6 (9.68%) Protractor
8 6 (9.68%) SoapUI
9 5 (8.06%) Mocha
9 5 (8.06%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (6.45%) eggPlant
10 4 (6.45%) Fiddler
10 4 (6.45%) Jenkins
10 4 (6.45%) Xcode
11 3 (4.84%) JMeter
11 3 (4.84%) MSTest
General
1 18 (29.03%) Retail
2 7 (11.29%) Banking
3 6 (9.68%) Finance
4 1 (1.61%) Advertising
4 1 (1.61%) Front Office
4 1 (1.61%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (32.26%) Developer
2 17 (27.42%) Analyst
2 17 (27.42%) Developer in Test
3 16 (25.81%) Test Analyst
4 9 (14.52%) Automation Test Analyst
5 8 (12.90%) Analyst Developer
5 8 (12.90%) QA Engineer
5 8 (12.90%) Ruby Developer
5 8 (12.90%) Test Automation Developer
6 7 (11.29%) Java Developer
7 5 (8.06%) C# Developer
7 5 (8.06%) Java Software Developer
7 5 (8.06%) JavaScript Engineer
7 5 (8.06%) Software Developer
7 5 (8.06%) Test Manager
7 5 (8.06%) Tester
8 4 (6.45%) Automation Tester
8 4 (6.45%) Java Automation Tester
8 4 (6.45%) Mobile Tester
9 3 (4.84%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (27.42%) Gherkin
2 13 (20.97%) .NET
3 12 (19.35%) Web Services
4 10 (16.13%) .NET Framework
5 8 (12.90%) Ruby on Rails
6 6 (9.68%) Node.js
6 6 (9.68%) XML
7 5 (8.06%) RabbitMQ
8 4 (6.45%) JSON
9 3 (4.84%) Drools
9 3 (4.84%) RESTful
10 2 (3.23%) Entity Framework
10 2 (3.23%) WCF
10 2 (3.23%) XML Messaging
11 1 (1.61%) CSS
11 1 (1.61%) CSS3
11 1 (1.61%) HTML
11 1 (1.61%) HTML5
11 1 (1.61%) Sass
11 1 (1.61%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.29%) User Experience
2 4 (6.45%) Blackberry
2 4 (6.45%) iPhone
3 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.23%) Equities
3 2 (3.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.90%) Windows
2 6 (9.68%) Linux
3 4 (6.45%) Android
3 4 (6.45%) Mac OS X
3 4 (6.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (61.29%) BDD
3 33 (53.23%) Test Automation
4 27 (43.55%) TDD
5 23 (37.10%) OOP
6 20 (32.26%) Scrum
7 11 (17.74%) ATDD
8 10 (16.13%) OO
8 10 (16.13%) QA Automation
9 9 (14.52%) Waterfall
10 8 (12.90%) E-Commerce
10 8 (12.90%) Test Strategy
10 8 (12.90%) Unit Testing
11 6 (9.68%) Exploratory Testing
11 6 (9.68%) Regression Testing
12 5 (8.06%) SDLC
12 5 (8.06%) System Integration Testing
13 4 (6.45%) ITIL
13 4 (6.45%) Open Source
13 4 (6.45%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (32.26%) C#
2 18 (29.03%) Java
3 11 (17.74%) Scala
4 10 (16.13%) Clojure
4 10 (16.13%) JavaScript
5 8 (12.90%) Ruby
6 7 (11.29%) SQL
7 4 (6.45%) Apple Swift
8 3 (4.84%) PL/SQL
8 3 (4.84%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.61%) C++
9 1 (1.61%) Haskell
9 1 (1.61%) Python
9 1 (1.61%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (6.45%) ISEB
2 2 (3.23%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.61%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (1.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (37.10%) QA
2 19 (30.65%) SDET
3 2 (3.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.61%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.61%) CA Service Virtualization
2 1 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.61%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (4.84%) HP
1 3 (4.84%) Microsoft
1 3 (4.84%) MuleSoft
2 1 (1.61%) CA
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle
2 1 (1.61%) Salesforce.com