The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Agile Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Test Analyst
Rank 591 574 565
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -9
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Test Analyst 56 62 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.11% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.12% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 26 33
Median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £250 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £364 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
52732 52894 51448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.87% 94.71% 94.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 34355 32133 31426
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1512 2114 2112
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

Agile Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Agile Test Analyst in the job title.

Agile Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Agile Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Agile Test Analyst within the UK.

Agile Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Agile Test Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Test Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

Agile Test Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Agile Test Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Agile Test Analyst within the UK.

Agile Test Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Agile Test Analyst
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Test Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 4 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
England -24 55 £375 +15.38% 15
London -4 18 £420 +29.23% 8
South East -9 14 £338 +5.46% 1
West Midlands -5 7 - - 3
North West +2 6 £270 - 1
South West +1 6 £288 -17.85%
City of London - 6 £438 - 2
Kent -15 5 £270 -10.00%
Oxfordshire - 5 £450 - 1
Shropshire - 5 - -
Telford - 5 - -
Tunbridge Wells - 5 £270 -
West Yorkshire +5 3 £294 +14.07% 1
Yorkshire -3 3 £294 +14.07% 2
Bristol -3 3 £365 +4.28%
Leeds -5 3 £294 +14.07% 1
Manchester - 3 £275 - 1
Kidlington - 3 £450 -
Wiltshire +1 2 £285 -
Hampshire -4 2 £300 -13.66%
Oxford - 2 £415 - 1
Portsmouth - 2 £300 -
Newport +19 1 £325 -7.14%
East of England +6 1 - -
Wales +1 1 £325 -7.14%
South Wales -2 1 £325 -7.14%
Surrey -8 1 £375 +15.38%
West Sussex - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 £500 -
Swindon - 1 £270 -

Agile Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, Agile Test Analyst 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 featuring Agile Test Analyst in the job title.

1 113 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (44.25%) ISEB
3 46 (40.71%) SQL
3 46 (40.71%) ISTQB
4 45 (39.82%) Selenium
5 43 (38.05%) Java
6 38 (33.63%) BDD
7 35 (30.97%) Scrum
8 33 (29.20%) Test Scripting
9 32 (28.32%) JIRA
9 32 (28.32%) QA
10 26 (23.01%) Software Testing
11 25 (22.12%) Microsoft
12 24 (21.24%) .NET
12 24 (21.24%) XML
12 24 (21.24%) Cucumber
13 22 (19.47%) Continuous Integration
13 22 (19.47%) TDD
14 21 (18.58%) Automated Testing
15 19 (16.81%) Manual Testing
15 19 (16.81%) Team Foundation Server
16 18 (15.93%) SoapUI
17 17 (15.04%) Automation Testing
18 16 (14.16%) Functional Testing
18 16 (14.16%) Banking
18 16 (14.16%) Oracle
19 15 (13.27%) SOAP
19 15 (13.27%) Finance
19 15 (13.27%) User Acceptance Testing
20 14 (12.39%) Test Automation

Agile Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 12 (10.62%) Confluence
2 4 (3.54%) Apache Solr
2 4 (3.54%) Node.js
2 4 (3.54%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.65%) ATG Dynamo
4 1 (0.88%) Apache
4 1 (0.88%) Documentum
4 1 (0.88%) JBoss
Applications
1 6 (5.31%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (6.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (5.31%) Magento
3 1 (0.88%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.65%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (2.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.88%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.65%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.19%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (5.31%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (5.31%) Hadoop
2 6 (5.31%) Pentaho
3 5 (4.42%) SQL Server
4 4 (3.54%) MongoDB
4 4 (3.54%) Oracle Database
4 4 (3.54%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.88%) Big Data
5 1 (0.88%) GIS
5 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 45 (39.82%) Selenium
2 32 (28.32%) JIRA
3 24 (21.24%) Cucumber
4 19 (16.81%) Team Foundation Server
5 18 (15.93%) SoapUI
6 14 (12.39%) WebDriver
7 12 (10.62%) HP UFT
7 12 (10.62%) SpecFlow
8 11 (9.73%) Jenkins
9 10 (8.85%) FitNesse
10 9 (7.96%) LoadRunner
11 6 (5.31%) Visual Studio
12 4 (3.54%) IntelliJ
12 4 (3.54%) JUnit
12 4 (3.54%) Maven
12 4 (3.54%) NCrunch
12 4 (3.54%) WatiN
13 3 (2.65%) JMeter
13 3 (2.65%) MSTest
13 3 (2.65%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 16 (14.16%) Banking
2 15 (13.27%) Finance
3 9 (7.96%) Publishing
4 8 (7.08%) Retail
5 5 (4.42%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.65%) Private Banking
7 2 (1.77%) Front Office
7 2 (1.77%) Games
7 2 (1.77%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.88%) Law
8 1 (0.88%) Marketing
8 1 (0.88%) Online Betting
8 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (21.24%) .NET
1 24 (21.24%) XML
2 15 (13.27%) SOAP
3 12 (10.62%) HTML
4 10 (8.85%) Gherkin
4 10 (8.85%) Web Services
5 6 (5.31%) CSS
5 6 (5.31%) REST
6 4 (3.54%) PostGIS
6 4 (3.54%) Spring Boot
7 2 (1.77%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (1.77%) XBRL
8 1 (0.88%) Ajax
8 1 (0.88%) FIXML
8 1 (0.88%) FpML
8 1 (0.88%) Java EE
8 1 (0.88%) JSON
8 1 (0.88%) RESTful
8 1 (0.88%) WSDL
8 1 (0.88%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.31%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.42%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (1.77%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.77%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (0.88%) AS400
4 1 (0.88%) Derivative
4 1 (0.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.62%) Unix
2 4 (3.54%) Windows
3 1 (0.88%) Android
3 1 (0.88%) Linux
3 1 (0.88%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (33.63%) BDD
3 35 (30.97%) Scrum
4 33 (29.20%) Test Scripting
5 26 (23.01%) Software Testing
6 22 (19.47%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (19.47%) TDD
7 21 (18.58%) Automated Testing
8 19 (16.81%) Manual Testing
9 17 (15.04%) Automation Testing
10 16 (14.16%) Functional Testing
11 15 (13.27%) User Acceptance Testing
12 14 (12.39%) Kanban
12 14 (12.39%) Test Automation
12 14 (12.39%) Test Planning
13 13 (11.50%) Analytics
14 12 (10.62%) Regression Testing
14 12 (10.62%) System Testing
14 12 (10.62%) User Stories
15 11 (9.73%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (40.71%) SQL
2 43 (38.05%) Java
3 12 (10.62%) JavaScript
4 11 (9.73%) C#
5 7 (6.19%) Ruby
6 4 (3.54%) PHP
7 3 (2.65%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.77%) VBScript
9 1 (0.88%) Groovy
9 1 (0.88%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.88%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.88%) Scala
9 1 (0.88%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 50 (44.25%) ISEB
2 46 (40.71%) ISTQB
3 10 (8.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (7.96%) Degree
5 4 (3.54%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.77%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.77%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.88%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.88%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (28.32%) QA
2 3 (2.65%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.88%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (3.54%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 8 (7.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (22.12%) Microsoft
2 16 (14.16%) Oracle
3 11 (9.73%) HP
4 6 (5.31%) Red Hat
5 5 (4.42%) ATG
6 3 (2.65%) Talend
7 2 (1.77%) Cloudera
7 2 (1.77%) hybris
8 1 (0.88%) IBM
8 1 (0.88%) Informatica
8 1 (0.88%) Murex
8 1 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.88%) SAP