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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Test Analyst
Rank 233 210 222
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +12
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Test Analyst 5 20 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.055% 0.24% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.25% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 15 8
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£375 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £330 £300
% change year-on-year
-10.60% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £19.00
Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8433 7851 9010
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.92% 92.74% 91.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4584 4045 4124
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 410 547 641
Average hourly rate £16.14 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.05% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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 25 July 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Surrey -2 2 £375 - 1
Buckinghamshire -16 2 - -
Hampshire -16 1 £343 +44.21% 3
Kent - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Agile Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 17 (65.38%) SQL
1 17 (65.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (53.85%) Scrum
3 14 (53.85%) BDD
4 13 (50.00%) .NET
4 13 (50.00%) C#
5 11 (42.31%) Visual Studio
5 11 (42.31%) SOAP
6 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
7 9 (34.62%) XML
8 8 (30.77%) SoapUI
8 8 (30.77%) Automation Testing
9 7 (26.92%) System Testing
9 7 (26.92%) Software Testing
9 7 (26.92%) Automated Testing
9 7 (26.92%) QA
10 6 (23.08%) Finance
10 6 (23.08%) Web Services
10 6 (23.08%) ISEB
10 6 (23.08%) WCF
10 6 (23.08%) WPF
10 6 (23.08%) REST
11 5 (19.23%) WebDriver
11 5 (19.23%) E-Commerce
11 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET
11 5 (19.23%) Java
11 5 (19.23%) TDD
11 5 (19.23%) Selenium
12 4 (15.38%) WebSphere

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 4 (15.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.54%) DB2
Development Applications
1 17 (65.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (42.31%) Visual Studio
3 8 (30.77%) SoapUI
4 5 (19.23%) WebDriver
4 5 (19.23%) Selenium
5 4 (15.38%) PhantomJS
6 3 (11.54%) Cucumber
6 3 (11.54%) JMeter
7 2 (7.69%) JIRA
7 2 (7.69%) RSpec
7 2 (7.69%) SpecFlow
7 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
8 1 (3.85%) Calabash
8 1 (3.85%) Robotium
8 1 (3.85%) Bugzilla
8 1 (3.85%) Toad
8 1 (3.85%) LoadRunner
General
1 6 (23.08%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Retail
3 2 (7.69%) Legal
3 2 (7.69%) Publishing
3 2 (7.69%) Games
4 1 (3.85%) Automotive
4 1 (3.85%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (50.00%) .NET
2 11 (42.31%) SOAP
3 9 (34.62%) XML
4 6 (23.08%) WCF
4 6 (23.08%) WPF
4 6 (23.08%) REST
4 6 (23.08%) Web Services
5 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET
6 3 (11.54%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (11.54%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
1 3 (11.54%) iSeries
2 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.85%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (53.85%) Scrum
2 14 (53.85%) BDD
3 8 (30.77%) Automation Testing
4 7 (26.92%) System Testing
4 7 (26.92%) Automated Testing
4 7 (26.92%) Software Testing
5 5 (19.23%) TDD
5 5 (19.23%) E-Commerce
6 4 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (11.54%) Scalability Testing
7 3 (11.54%) Integration Testing
7 3 (11.54%) Mobile Commerce
7 3 (11.54%) OO
7 3 (11.54%) Supply Chain Management
7 3 (11.54%) Test Automation
7 3 (11.54%) Analytics
7 3 (11.54%) Release Management
8 2 (7.69%) MVC
8 2 (7.69%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 17 (65.38%) SQL
2 13 (50.00%) C#
3 5 (19.23%) Java
4 3 (11.54%) PL/SQL
5 2 (7.69%) Ruby
6 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) ISEB
2 2 (7.69%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (26.92%) QA
2 2 (7.69%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Oracle
2 3 (11.54%) IBM
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.54%) Endeca
2 3 (11.54%) Google
2 3 (11.54%) Coremetrics
3 1 (3.85%) Mercator