The table below looks at the statistics for the Agile Test Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Test Analyst
Rank 249 225 230
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +5
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Test Analyst 18 23 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.18% 0.24% 0.071%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.26% 0.077%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 15 2
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£295 £313 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.60% -13.19%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £290 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.75% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
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 Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
9227 8947 7837
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.70% 91.89% 92.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 5072 4916 3900
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £215 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 430 474 613
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £48.33 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

Agile Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Agile Test Analyst in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Agile Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Agile Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Agile Test Analyst across the South East region.

Agile Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Agile Test Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Agile Test Analyst across the South East region.

Agile Test Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Agile Test Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Test Analyst within the South East region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
Hampshire -4 10 £290 +0.43%
Surrey +2 3 £325 -10.34% 1
Buckinghamshire -2 2 - -
Berkshire +3 1 £275 -5.17%
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Agile Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Agile Test Analyst in their job title 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 with Agile Test Analyst in their job title.

1 28 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (64.29%) Scrum
3 15 (53.57%) Selenium
4 14 (50.00%) BDD
5 12 (42.86%) Automated Testing
5 12 (42.86%) .NET
6 11 (39.29%) Java
7 10 (35.71%) C#
7 10 (35.71%) Software Testing
7 10 (35.71%) Cucumber
8 9 (32.14%) TDD
9 8 (28.57%) ISEB
10 7 (25.00%) SQL
10 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
10 7 (25.00%) Test Scripting
10 7 (25.00%) Jenkins
11 6 (21.43%) SpecFlow
11 6 (21.43%) Automation Testing
11 6 (21.43%) ISTQB
11 6 (21.43%) MS Excel
12 5 (17.86%) Visual Studio
12 5 (17.86%) Middleware
12 5 (17.86%) Subversion
12 5 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (17.86%) Git (software)
12 5 (17.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 5 (17.86%) Ruby
12 5 (17.86%) SaaS
13 4 (14.29%) Magento
13 4 (14.29%) Change Control

Agile Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Agile Test Analyst in their job title 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 with Agile Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (3.57%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (21.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (53.57%) Selenium
2 10 (35.71%) Cucumber
3 7 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 6 (21.43%) SpecFlow
5 5 (17.86%) Git (software)
5 5 (17.86%) Subversion
5 5 (17.86%) Visual Studio
6 3 (10.71%) JIRA
6 3 (10.71%) SoapUI
6 3 (10.71%) WebDriver
7 2 (7.14%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (3.57%) JUnit
8 1 (3.57%) Eclipse
8 1 (3.57%) TeamCity
8 1 (3.57%) MSBuild
8 1 (3.57%) RSpec
General
1 1 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (3.57%) Back Office
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (42.86%) .NET
2 5 (17.86%) Middleware
3 4 (14.29%) .NET Framework
4 3 (10.71%) SOAP
5 2 (7.14%) Web Services
6 1 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (64.29%) Scrum
3 14 (50.00%) BDD
4 12 (42.86%) Automated Testing
5 10 (35.71%) Software Testing
6 9 (32.14%) TDD
7 7 (25.00%) Test Scripting
8 6 (21.43%) Automation Testing
9 5 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (14.29%) Test Automation
10 4 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (14.29%) Regression Testing
10 4 (14.29%) Mentoring
10 4 (14.29%) Change Control
10 4 (14.29%) Agile Testing
11 3 (10.71%) Test Strategy
11 3 (10.71%) Coaching
11 3 (10.71%) Integration Testing
12 2 (7.14%) System Testing
12 2 (7.14%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 11 (39.29%) Java
2 10 (35.71%) C#
3 7 (25.00%) SQL
4 5 (17.86%) Ruby
5 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) ISEB
2 6 (21.43%) ISTQB
3 5 (17.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.71%) WSO2
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle
3 2 (7.14%) HP
3 2 (7.14%) ESRI
4 1 (3.57%) VMware
4 1 (3.57%) Salesforce.com