The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South East region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Test Analyst
Rank 229 231 239
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +8
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Test Analyst 21 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.22% 0.072% 0.085%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.078% 0.092%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 5
Average daily rate £325 £360 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% +69.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £360 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £360 £265
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £300 £238
% change year-on-year
-1.66% +26.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
- -3.61%
Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8899 7717 9795
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.87% 92.21% 92.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4907 3849 4446
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 481 603 705
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.10% -5.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £39.00 £41.72
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Agile Test Analyst
England

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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +10 6 £289 - 1
Surrey -10 4 £363 +0.69%
Berkshire - 3 £290 -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Agile Test Analyst
England

Agile Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 19 (57.58%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (54.55%) SQL
3 17 (51.52%) Scrum
4 16 (48.48%) BDD
5 14 (42.42%) Team Foundation Server
5 14 (42.42%) .NET
6 13 (39.39%) C#
7 11 (33.33%) Visual Studio
8 10 (30.30%) SOAP
9 9 (27.27%) SQL Server
9 9 (27.27%) E-Commerce
9 9 (27.27%) SoapUI
9 9 (27.27%) Automation Testing
10 8 (24.24%) Selenium
11 7 (21.21%) Finance
11 7 (21.21%) XML
11 7 (21.21%) Oracle
11 7 (21.21%) Cucumber
12 6 (18.18%) Test Automation
12 6 (18.18%) PL/SQL
12 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET
12 6 (18.18%) TDD
12 6 (18.18%) Automated Testing
12 6 (18.18%) QA
13 5 (15.15%) JIRA
13 5 (15.15%) WebSphere
13 5 (15.15%) Software Testing
13 5 (15.15%) Retail
13 5 (15.15%) System Testing
13 5 (15.15%) Integration Testing

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 5 (15.15%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.09%) DB2
Development Applications
1 14 (42.42%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 9 (27.27%) SoapUI
4 8 (24.24%) Selenium
5 7 (21.21%) Cucumber
6 5 (15.15%) JIRA
6 5 (15.15%) WebDriver
7 4 (12.12%) RSpec
7 4 (12.12%) PhantomJS
7 4 (12.12%) Jenkins
8 3 (9.09%) JMeter
9 2 (6.06%) SpecFlow
9 2 (6.06%) Bugzilla
10 1 (3.03%) QuickTest Pro
10 1 (3.03%) LoadRunner
10 1 (3.03%) Toad
General
1 7 (21.21%) Finance
2 5 (15.15%) Retail
3 4 (12.12%) Publishing
4 2 (6.06%) Games
4 2 (6.06%) Local Government
5 1 (3.03%) Law
5 1 (3.03%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (42.42%) .NET
2 10 (30.30%) SOAP
3 7 (21.21%) XML
4 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET
5 4 (12.12%) REST
5 4 (12.12%) WCF
5 4 (12.12%) WPF
5 4 (12.12%) Web Services
6 3 (9.09%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (9.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) iSeries
2 2 (6.06%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) Linux
2 2 (6.06%) Windows 7
2 2 (6.06%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (57.58%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (51.52%) Scrum
3 16 (48.48%) BDD
4 9 (27.27%) E-Commerce
4 9 (27.27%) Automation Testing
5 6 (18.18%) Test Automation
5 6 (18.18%) TDD
5 6 (18.18%) Automated Testing
6 5 (15.15%) Software Testing
6 5 (15.15%) System Testing
6 5 (15.15%) Integration Testing
7 4 (12.12%) Test Scripting
7 4 (12.12%) Manual Testing
8 3 (9.09%) Mobile Commerce
8 3 (9.09%) Supply Chain Management
8 3 (9.09%) Release Management
8 3 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (9.09%) Scalability Testing
8 3 (9.09%) Analytics
9 2 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 18 (54.55%) SQL
2 13 (39.39%) C#
3 6 (18.18%) PL/SQL
4 4 (12.12%) Ruby
4 4 (12.12%) Java
5 2 (6.06%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) ISEB
2 3 (9.09%) Degree
2 3 (9.09%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.18%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) Oracle
2 4 (12.12%) IBM
3 3 (9.09%) Endeca
3 3 (9.09%) Google
3 3 (9.09%) Coremetrics
4 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.03%) HP
5 1 (3.03%) Mercator