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 30 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Test Analyst
Rank 236 210 234
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +24
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Test Analyst 6 20 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.065% 0.24% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.071% 0.25% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 15 11
Average daily rate
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£359 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £320 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £363 £375
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
8449 7860 9074
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.79% 92.72% 91.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 4615 4107 4138
Average daily rate £350 £355 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% -
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 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 399 529 640
Average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% -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 30 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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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 +1 2 £375 - 1
Buckinghamshire -14 2 - -
Berkshire 0 1 £295 -
Hampshire -7 1 £343 +44.21% 4
Kent - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Agile Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 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%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (61.54%) SQL
3 15 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (53.85%) Scrum
4 14 (53.85%) BDD
5 13 (50.00%) .NET
5 13 (50.00%) C#
6 11 (42.31%) Visual Studio
6 11 (42.31%) SOAP
7 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
8 9 (34.62%) XML
9 8 (30.77%) SoapUI
9 8 (30.77%) Automation Testing
10 7 (26.92%) System Testing
10 7 (26.92%) ISEB
10 7 (26.92%) Software Testing
10 7 (26.92%) QA
11 6 (23.08%) Automated Testing
11 6 (23.08%) Finance
11 6 (23.08%) Web Services
11 6 (23.08%) WCF
11 6 (23.08%) WPF
11 6 (23.08%) REST
12 5 (19.23%) User Acceptance Testing
12 5 (19.23%) WebDriver
12 5 (19.23%) E-Commerce
12 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET
12 5 (19.23%) Java
12 5 (19.23%) TDD
12 5 (19.23%) Selenium

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

For the 6 months to 30 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%) JMeter
6 3 (11.54%) JIRA
7 2 (7.69%) RSpec
7 2 (7.69%) Cucumber
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%) LoadRunner
8 1 (3.85%) Toad
General
1 6 (23.08%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Retail
3 2 (7.69%) Games
3 2 (7.69%) Legal
3 2 (7.69%) Publishing
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%) Web Services
4 6 (23.08%) WCF
4 6 (23.08%) WPF
4 6 (23.08%) REST
5 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET
6 3 (11.54%) HTML
6 3 (11.54%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) iSeries
1 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
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%) Software Testing
5 6 (23.08%) Automated Testing
6 5 (19.23%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (19.23%) E-Commerce
6 5 (19.23%) TDD
7 3 (11.54%) Analytics
7 3 (11.54%) Test Automation
7 3 (11.54%) Release Management
7 3 (11.54%) Scalability Testing
7 3 (11.54%) Supply Chain Management
7 3 (11.54%) OO
7 3 (11.54%) Mobile Commerce
8 2 (7.69%) MVC
8 2 (7.69%) Integration Testing
8 2 (7.69%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 16 (61.54%) SQL
2 13 (50.00%) C#
3 5 (19.23%) Java
4 2 (7.69%) PL/SQL
4 2 (7.69%) Ruby
5 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) ISEB
2 3 (11.54%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (26.92%) QA
2 2 (7.69%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Endeca
1 3 (11.54%) Google
1 3 (11.54%) Coremetrics
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle
1 3 (11.54%) IBM
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) Mercator