The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South West region that had Agile Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Tester
Rank 132 143 144
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Tester 4 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.14% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.16% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 4
Median daily rate £400 £325 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +4.00%
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 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
2731 3132 3020
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 94.50% 95.49% 95.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1784 1991 1933
Median daily rate £375 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 223 173
Median hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

Agile Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Agile Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Agile Tester
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 Tester across the South West region.

Agile Tester Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Agile Tester
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 30 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
Wiltshire +4 3 - -
Bristol - 1 £400 -
Agile Tester
England

Agile Tester Skill Set
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 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 West region featuring Agile Tester in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) Selenium
1 7 (100.00%) QA
2 6 (85.71%) Automation Testing
2 6 (85.71%) WebDriver
3 5 (71.43%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) SDLC
4 1 (14.29%) Ranorex
4 1 (14.29%) WATIR
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) Python
4 1 (14.29%) HP UFT
4 1 (14.29%) NHS
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
4 1 (14.29%) TestComplete
4 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 1 (14.29%) Sahi
4 1 (14.29%) Open Source
4 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
4 1 (14.29%) BDD

Agile Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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:

Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Selenium
2 6 (85.71%) WebDriver
3 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
3 1 (14.29%) HP UFT
3 1 (14.29%) Ranorex
3 1 (14.29%) Sahi
3 1 (14.29%) TestComplete
3 1 (14.29%) WATIR
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) Automation Testing
3 1 (14.29%) BDD
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Open Source
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (100.00%) QA