The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Agile Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Tester
Rank 257 263 246
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -17
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Tester 8 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.092% 0.14% 0.044%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.098% 0.15% 0.046%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 3
Median daily rate £300 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £305 £363
% change year-on-year
+22.95% -15.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Agile Tester
England

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
8137 9414 8643
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.98% 95.00% 94.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 4916 5642 4802
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 367 433 429
Median hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.47% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Agile Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South East region that featured Agile Tester in the job title.

Agile Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Agile Tester
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 Tester across the South East region.

Agile Tester Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Agile Tester
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Tester across the South East region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016.

Agile Tester Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Agile Tester
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Tester within the South East region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +5 3 - -
West Sussex - 3 £285 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £438 -
Surrey - 1 - -
Agile Tester
England

Agile Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, Agile Tester contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region featuring Agile Tester in the job title.

1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) Selenium
2 7 (50.00%) Java
3 6 (42.86%) Test Scripting
3 6 (42.86%) WebDriver
4 5 (35.71%) BDD
4 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
4 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
4 5 (35.71%) C++
4 5 (35.71%) HP
4 5 (35.71%) ISEB
4 5 (35.71%) Scrum
5 4 (28.57%) Military
5 4 (28.57%) HP UFT
5 4 (28.57%) .NET
5 4 (28.57%) TDD
5 4 (28.57%) ISEB Practitioner
5 4 (28.57%) Automated Testing
5 4 (28.57%) Cucumber
5 4 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (21.43%) Software Testing
6 3 (21.43%) QA
6 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (21.43%) Performance Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Integration Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Web Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
7 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
7 2 (14.29%) JavaScript

Agile Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Selenium
2 6 (42.86%) WebDriver
3 4 (28.57%) Cucumber
3 4 (28.57%) HP UFT
4 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
4 2 (14.29%) SoapUI
4 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
5 1 (7.14%) Jasmine
5 1 (7.14%) JIRA
5 1 (7.14%) JUnit
5 1 (7.14%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (7.14%) Maven
5 1 (7.14%) Protractor
5 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (28.57%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) .NET
2 2 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
3 1 (7.14%) Gherkin
3 1 (7.14%) HTML
3 1 (7.14%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.14%) Client/Server
1 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
1 1 (7.14%) Driving Licence
1 1 (7.14%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (7.14%) iPhone
1 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
1 1 (7.14%) Smartphone
1 1 (7.14%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Android
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) Test Scripting
3 5 (35.71%) BDD
3 5 (35.71%) Scrum
4 4 (28.57%) Automated Testing
4 4 (28.57%) TDD
5 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (21.43%) Performance Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Software Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Automation Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (14.29%) CRM
6 2 (14.29%) Exploratory Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Functional Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Integration Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
6 2 (14.29%) Web Testing
7 1 (7.14%) API Testing
7 1 (7.14%) DevOps
7 1 (7.14%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) Java
2 5 (35.71%) C++
3 2 (14.29%) C#
3 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 2 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) ISEB
1 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
1 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 4 (28.57%) ISEB Practitioner
2 4 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
4 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) QA
2 1 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (7.14%) SDET
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) HP
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Guidewire
3 1 (7.14%) SAP