The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Testing over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Testing
Rank 35 14 22
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +8
Contract jobs citing Agile Testing 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 0.89% 1.20% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 1.61% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
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£419 £500 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.25% +53.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £331 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -5.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £19.00
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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 Luton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
205 62 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 91.52% 74.70% 78.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 31 66
Average daily rate £425 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £245 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £550 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 5
Average hourly rate £12.00 £22.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.66% -47.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

Agile Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Agile Testing across the Luton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Agile Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Agile Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Agile Testing across the Luton region.

Agile Testing Daily Rate Trend in Luton

Agile Testing
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 6 (100.00%) Scrum
2 5 (83.33%) Extreme Programming
2 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) MVC
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
2 5 (83.33%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) TDD
2 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 5 (83.33%) TeamCity
2 5 (83.33%) Git (software)
2 5 (83.33%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (83.33%) Kanban
2 5 (83.33%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Test Management

Agile Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) TeamCity
1 5 (83.33%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Web Developer
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Web Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) HTML
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
1 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Scrum
1 6 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 5 (83.33%) MVC
2 5 (83.33%) DevOps
2 5 (83.33%) Extreme Programming
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) TDD
2 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 5 (83.33%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (83.33%) Kanban
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) Test Management
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C#
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) SQL