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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Testing
Rank 390 392 398
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +6
Contract jobs citing Agile Testing 16 17 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.070% 0.073% 0.072%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.088% 0.093% 0.092%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 11
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£463 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.35% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £233 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £700 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
-8.66% -3.57%
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
18117 18347 18439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.73% 78.94% 78.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 12887 12957 12735
Average daily rate £450 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 220 231 284
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £27.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -28.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.92 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £54.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 -7 2 £425 -39.28%
Paddington - 1 £500 -
Feltham - 1 £365 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £525 -
Agile Testing
England

Agile Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 37 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (37.84%) TDD
2 14 (37.84%) Scrum
3 13 (35.14%) BDD
4 12 (32.43%) Test Automation
5 11 (29.73%) Test Strategy
5 11 (29.73%) QA
6 10 (27.03%) Selenium
6 10 (27.03%) Test Scripting
6 10 (27.03%) Banking
7 9 (24.32%) Automated Testing
7 9 (24.32%) Cucumber
8 8 (21.62%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (21.62%) Java
8 8 (21.62%) SQL
9 7 (18.92%) C#
9 7 (18.92%) Finance
10 6 (16.22%) Regression Testing
10 6 (16.22%) ISEB
10 6 (16.22%) Integration Testing
10 6 (16.22%) Ruby
10 6 (16.22%) Gherkin
11 5 (13.51%) User Stories
11 5 (13.51%) ISTQB
11 5 (13.51%) Web Testing
11 5 (13.51%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (13.51%) WebDriver
11 5 (13.51%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (13.51%) .NET
11 5 (13.51%) Oracle

Agile Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 1 (2.70%) CMS
1 1 (2.70%) Apache Spark
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) HTTP
1 1 (2.70%) Internet
1 1 (2.70%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.70%) DataStage
2 1 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (2.70%) Big Data
2 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.70%) DataStax
Development Applications
1 10 (27.03%) Selenium
2 9 (24.32%) Cucumber
3 5 (13.51%) WebDriver
4 4 (10.81%) Capybara
5 3 (8.11%) RSpec
5 3 (8.11%) SpecFlow
5 3 (8.11%) Visual Studio
5 3 (8.11%) HP UFT
5 3 (8.11%) JIRA
6 2 (5.41%) JUnit
6 2 (5.41%) Toad
6 2 (5.41%) Git (software)
6 2 (5.41%) Jasmine
6 2 (5.41%) Jenkins
7 1 (2.70%) Selenium IDE
7 1 (2.70%) GitLab
7 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (2.70%) TeamCity
7 1 (2.70%) Behat
General
1 10 (27.03%) Banking
2 7 (18.92%) Finance
3 4 (10.81%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Retail
4 1 (2.70%) Games
4 1 (2.70%) Front Office
4 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (35.14%) Tester
2 9 (24.32%) Analyst
2 9 (24.32%) Test Manager
3 8 (21.62%) Test Analyst
3 8 (21.62%) Automation Tester
4 4 (10.81%) Agile Test Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Test Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Software Tester
6 2 (5.41%) Test Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) QA Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Agile Test Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Automated Test Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Automation Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) ScrumMaster
7 1 (2.70%) UAT Test Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.22%) Gherkin
2 5 (13.51%) .NET
3 3 (8.11%) XML
4 2 (5.41%) XML Messaging
4 2 (5.41%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (5.41%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.70%) JSON
5 1 (2.70%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (2.70%) REST
5 1 (2.70%) Spring
5 1 (2.70%) Web Services
5 1 (2.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.41%) Equities
2 2 (5.41%) DTCC
2 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.70%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.70%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.70%) Internet of Things
3 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.51%) UNIX
2 2 (5.41%) Linux
3 1 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (37.84%) TDD
2 14 (37.84%) Scrum
3 13 (35.14%) BDD
4 12 (32.43%) Test Automation
5 11 (29.73%) Test Strategy
6 10 (27.03%) Test Scripting
7 9 (24.32%) Automated Testing
8 8 (21.62%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (16.22%) Integration Testing
9 6 (16.22%) Regression Testing
10 5 (13.51%) Web Testing
10 5 (13.51%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (13.51%) User Stories
11 4 (10.81%) Automation Testing
11 4 (10.81%) System Testing
11 4 (10.81%) Change Management
12 3 (8.11%) ETL
12 3 (8.11%) Data Analysis
12 3 (8.11%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.62%) Java
1 8 (21.62%) SQL
2 7 (18.92%) C#
3 6 (16.22%) Ruby
4 1 (2.70%) Scala
4 1 (2.70%) R
4 1 (2.70%) VBA
4 1 (2.70%) Python
4 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.70%) Perl
4 1 (2.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) ISEB
2 5 (13.51%) ISTQB
3 3 (8.11%) Degree
4 2 (5.41%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.70%) CSQA
5 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (29.73%) QA
2 2 (5.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) Oracle
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
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