The table below looks at the statistics for the Agile Test Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the South West 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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Test Analyst
Rank 139 102 135
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +33
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Test Analyst 9 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.27% 0.089% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.096% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Average daily rate
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£295 £325 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.23% +51.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.36% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £27.00
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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 West 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 West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3111 2078 2873
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.48% 92.93% 93.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2018 1324 1678
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 166 244
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Agile Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Agile Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Agile Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Agile Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Agile Test Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
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Gloucestershire - - - -
Agile Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) Software Testing
2 7 (63.64%) Test Management
3 6 (54.55%) Scrum
3 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
4 5 (45.45%) SQL
4 5 (45.45%) Test Scripting
5 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
5 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
5 4 (36.36%) BDD
5 4 (36.36%) SpecFlow
5 4 (36.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (36.36%) ISEB
5 4 (36.36%) ISTQB
6 3 (27.27%) JIRA
6 3 (27.27%) Gherkin
7 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
7 2 (18.18%) Time Management
7 2 (18.18%) User Experience
7 2 (18.18%) Automated Testing
7 2 (18.18%) QA
7 2 (18.18%) C#
7 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
7 2 (18.18%) MS Office
8 1 (9.09%) UML
8 1 (9.09%) RAD
8 1 (9.09%) DSDM
8 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (9.09%) ETL

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Maximo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) SpecFlow
2 3 (27.27%) JIRA
3 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) User Experience
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) Software Testing
2 7 (63.64%) Test Management
3 6 (54.55%) Scrum
4 5 (45.45%) Test Scripting
5 4 (36.36%) BDD
6 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Time Management
6 2 (18.18%) Automated Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
7 1 (9.09%) UML
7 1 (9.09%) RAD
7 1 (9.09%) DSDM
7 1 (9.09%) ETL
7 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
7 1 (9.09%) Project Management
7 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
7 1 (9.09%) Change Management
7 1 (9.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
1 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
1 4 (36.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 4 (36.36%) ISEB
1 4 (36.36%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
2 1 (9.09%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) TIBCO