The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Testing over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Testing
Rank 142 136 144
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +8
Contract jobs citing Agile Testing 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.067% 0.033% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.086% 0.042% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Median daily rate £650 £265 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+145.37% -7.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £265 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £730 £265 £298
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £318 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.97% +6.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - -
Agile Testing
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2333 2357 2357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 78.42% 76.78% 79.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1517 1571 1569
Median daily rate £391 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.18% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £538 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 101 121
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £33.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

Agile Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Agile Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Agile Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Agile Testing
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 Testing across the South West region.

Agile Testing Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Agile Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Testing across the South West region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

Agile Testing Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Agile Testing
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 Testing within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 May 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
Bristol +1 2 £650 +145.37% 1
Agile Testing
England

Agile Testing
Top 4 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Agile Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for Agile Testing.

1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Online Banking

Agile Testing
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:

General
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Test Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Test Leader
1 1 (50.00%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Online Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development