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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Agile Testing
England / London
Rank 358 405 391
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -14
Contract jobs citing Agile Testing 37 8 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.19% 0.037% 0.084%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.044% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 7 11
Median daily rate £500 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
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
16068 18118 17440
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.42% 84.70% 81.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 11613 12937 12441
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 212 200
Median hourly rate £30.43 £22.62 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.52% +5.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £12.50 £11.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £51.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 19 February 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 19 February 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 +24 17 £500 +48.14% 1
Agile Testing
England

Agile Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 55 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (70.91%) WebDriver
3 34 (61.82%) TDD
3 34 (61.82%) C#
3 34 (61.82%) BDD
4 33 (60.00%) OOP
5 31 (56.36%) RESTful
6 28 (50.91%) OO
7 26 (47.27%) Web Services
8 25 (45.45%) Moq
8 25 (45.45%) Mockito
9 24 (43.64%) Selenium
10 23 (41.82%) Java
11 20 (36.36%) Process Improvement
12 18 (32.73%) SDET
12 18 (32.73%) Pair Programming
12 18 (32.73%) Unit Testing
13 13 (23.64%) QA
13 13 (23.64%) Scrum
13 13 (23.64%) E-Commerce
13 13 (23.64%) SpecFlow
13 13 (23.64%) RabbitMQ
14 12 (21.82%) .NET
15 10 (18.18%) Test Automation
16 8 (14.55%) SQL
17 7 (12.73%) JavaScript
17 7 (12.73%) Test Scripting
18 6 (10.91%) Manual Testing
18 6 (10.91%) Software Architecture
18 6 (10.91%) Automated Testing

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 (1.82%) Jetty
1 1 (1.82%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.64%) GitHub
3 1 (1.82%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.27%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.64%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.64%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.82%) Pentaho
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 39 (70.91%) WebDriver
2 25 (45.45%) Mockito
2 25 (45.45%) Moq
3 24 (43.64%) Selenium
4 13 (23.64%) SpecFlow
5 6 (10.91%) JIRA
6 5 (9.09%) NUnit
7 4 (7.27%) Appium
7 4 (7.27%) Cucumber
7 4 (7.27%) MSTest
7 4 (7.27%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (5.45%) Jenkins
8 3 (5.45%) TestRail
9 2 (3.64%) Calabash
9 2 (3.64%) Jasmine
9 2 (3.64%) JBehave
9 2 (3.64%) Maven
9 2 (3.64%) Protractor
9 2 (3.64%) SoapUI
9 2 (3.64%) Zephyr
General
1 5 (9.09%) Finance
2 4 (7.27%) Banking
3 2 (3.64%) Investment Banking
3 2 (3.64%) Retail
4 1 (1.82%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 29 (52.73%) Developer
2 27 (49.09%) Developer in Test
3 20 (36.36%) Software Developer
4 9 (16.36%) C# Developer
5 8 (14.55%) Tester
6 6 (10.91%) QA Engineer
7 5 (9.09%) C# Software Developer
8 4 (7.27%) Analyst
9 3 (5.45%) Agile Developer
9 3 (5.45%) Agile Tester
9 3 (5.45%) QA Leader
9 3 (5.45%) Senior Tester
9 3 (5.45%) Test Analyst
9 3 (5.45%) Test Automation Developer
9 3 (5.45%) Test Engineer
10 2 (3.64%) QA Analyst
10 2 (3.64%) QA Test Analyst
10 2 (3.64%) QA Test Engineer
10 2 (3.64%) Senior Software Tester
10 2 (3.64%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (56.36%) RESTful
2 26 (47.27%) Web Services
3 13 (23.64%) RabbitMQ
4 12 (21.82%) .NET
5 4 (7.27%) .NET Framework
5 4 (7.27%) Entity Framework
5 4 (7.27%) Node.js
5 4 (7.27%) WCF
6 3 (5.45%) Gherkin
6 3 (5.45%) HTML
6 3 (5.45%) HTML5
7 2 (3.64%) AngularJS
7 2 (3.64%) WebSockets
7 2 (3.64%) XML
7 2 (3.64%) XML Messaging
8 1 (1.82%) CSS3
8 1 (1.82%) Dropwizard
8 1 (1.82%) REST
8 1 (1.82%) Sass
8 1 (1.82%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.91%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.64%) Client/Server
2 2 (3.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (3.64%) Life Science
3 1 (1.82%) Fintech
3 1 (1.82%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.27%) Windows
2 2 (3.64%) Android
2 2 (3.64%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.64%) Linux
2 2 (3.64%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (61.82%) BDD
2 34 (61.82%) TDD
3 33 (60.00%) OOP
4 28 (50.91%) OO
5 20 (36.36%) Process Improvement
6 18 (32.73%) Pair Programming
6 18 (32.73%) Unit Testing
7 13 (23.64%) E-Commerce
7 13 (23.64%) Scrum
8 10 (18.18%) Test Automation
9 7 (12.73%) Test Scripting
10 6 (10.91%) Automated Testing
10 6 (10.91%) Manual Testing
10 6 (10.91%) Software Architecture
11 5 (9.09%) Regression Testing
11 5 (9.09%) Software Testing
11 5 (9.09%) Test Management
12 4 (7.27%) ATDD
12 4 (7.27%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 34 (61.82%) C#
2 23 (41.82%) Java
3 8 (14.55%) SQL
4 7 (12.73%) JavaScript
5 4 (7.27%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.64%) ES6
6 2 (3.64%) Go
6 2 (3.64%) Perl
6 2 (3.64%) Python
6 2 (3.64%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.64%) VBScript
7 1 (1.82%) Clojure
7 1 (1.82%) PHP
7 1 (1.82%) Ruby
7 1 (1.82%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (5.45%) Degree
1 3 (5.45%) ISEB
1 3 (5.45%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (32.73%) SDET
2 13 (23.64%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (1.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (3.64%) AppDynamics
1 2 (3.64%) Atlassian
1 2 (3.64%) HP
1 2 (3.64%) Splunk
1 2 (3.64%) Xamarin
2 1 (1.82%) Ab Initio
2 1 (1.82%) Informatica
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle
2 1 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (1.82%) Zuora