The table below looks at the statistics for the Agile Test Analyst role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Test Analyst
Rank 565 543 520
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -23
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Test Analyst 58 50 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.098% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.10% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 28 36
Average daily rate £323 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £264 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £390 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
47935 48321 46997
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.58% 94.47% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 30815 30072 27703
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1687 1903 2072
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.22 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.62% -1.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Agile Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 13 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Test Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +13 57 £320 +1.58% 13
London +8 25 £400 +6.66% 7
West Yorkshire 0 10 £300 -5.88% 2
Yorkshire -3 10 £300 -5.88% 3
Leeds - 10 £300 - 2
South East +1 6 £319 +11.84% 2
South West -2 6 £344 +9.12%
North West -6 4 £285 -5.00% 1
West Midlands -14 4 - -
Manchester - 4 £285 - 1
Buckinghamshire +15 3 £325 -
Milton Keynes +7 3 £325 -
City of London +47 2 £375 -11.76% 2
Hampshire +7 2 £290 - 1
Cambridgeshire +7 1 - -
East of England -2 1 - -
Bristol -2 1 - -
East Midlands -8 1 £335 +3.07%
Cambridge -9 1 - -
Gloucester - 1 £400 -
Leicester - 1 £335 -
Street - 1 £288 -
Bolton - 1 £290 -
Croydon - 1 £300 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £400 -
Somerset - 1 £288 -
South Wales - 1 £375 - 1
Leicestershire - 1 £335 -
Cardiff - 1 £375 -
Wales - 1 £375 - 1

Agile Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 133 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (42.86%) Selenium
3 49 (36.84%) ISEB
4 47 (35.34%) ISTQB
5 45 (33.83%) BDD
6 42 (31.58%) SQL
7 39 (29.32%) Scrum
8 38 (28.57%) Automated Testing
8 38 (28.57%) Manual Testing
9 37 (27.82%) Test Scripting
9 37 (27.82%) Continuous Integration
10 35 (26.32%) Cucumber
11 34 (25.56%) Microsoft
12 33 (24.81%) Java
13 32 (24.06%) TDD
13 32 (24.06%) JIRA
14 31 (23.31%) QA
15 29 (21.80%) SoapUI
16 26 (19.55%) Team Foundation Server
16 26 (19.55%) .NET
17 25 (18.80%) Software Testing
18 24 (18.05%) User Stories
19 23 (17.29%) Automation Testing
19 23 (17.29%) SpecFlow
20 19 (14.29%) Test Automation
20 19 (14.29%) FitNesse
20 19 (14.29%) System Testing
21 18 (13.53%) Banking
21 18 (13.53%) Web Services
22 17 (12.78%) Visual Studio

Agile Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 5 (3.76%) Confluence
2 3 (2.26%) ATG Dynamo
3 1 (0.75%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (3.01%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (6.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.50%) Magento
3 1 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.75%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.75%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.76%) Internet
2 2 (1.50%) DSL
3 1 (0.75%) HTTP
3 1 (0.75%) NFC
3 1 (0.75%) SNMP
3 1 (0.75%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.75%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.77%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.01%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.50%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.50%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.75%) Big Data
4 1 (0.75%) GIS
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.75%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 57 (42.86%) Selenium
2 35 (26.32%) Cucumber
3 32 (24.06%) JIRA
4 29 (21.80%) SoapUI
5 26 (19.55%) Team Foundation Server
6 23 (17.29%) SpecFlow
7 19 (14.29%) FitNesse
8 17 (12.78%) Visual Studio
9 16 (12.03%) WebDriver
10 15 (11.28%) Jenkins
11 12 (9.02%) HP UFT
12 11 (8.27%) LoadRunner
13 9 (6.77%) NCrunch
13 9 (6.77%) WatiN
14 8 (6.02%) Git (software)
14 8 (6.02%) JMeter
15 5 (3.76%) MSTest
15 5 (3.76%) TeamCity
16 4 (3.01%) Gerrit
17 3 (2.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 18 (13.53%) Banking
2 15 (11.28%) Finance
3 10 (7.52%) Publishing
3 10 (7.52%) Retail
4 6 (4.51%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.26%) Private Banking
6 2 (1.50%) Automotive
6 2 (1.50%) Legal
6 2 (1.50%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.75%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.75%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.75%) Front Office
7 1 (0.75%) Games
7 1 (0.75%) Law
7 1 (0.75%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (19.55%) .NET
2 18 (13.53%) Web Services
3 16 (12.03%) SOAP
4 14 (10.53%) XML
5 13 (9.77%) Gherkin
6 6 (4.51%) HTML
6 6 (4.51%) REST
7 2 (1.50%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.50%) XML Messaging
8 1 (0.75%) Behat
8 1 (0.75%) FIXML
8 1 (0.75%) FpML
8 1 (0.75%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (0.75%) RESTful
8 1 (0.75%) SAP PI
8 1 (0.75%) WSDL
8 1 (0.75%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (1.50%) Computer Science
2 2 (1.50%) Mobile App
2 2 (1.50%) Wiki
3 1 (0.75%) AS400
3 1 (0.75%) Derivative
3 1 (0.75%) Digital Media
3 1 (0.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (0.75%) iPhone
3 1 (0.75%) Market Risk
3 1 (0.75%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (0.75%) PKI
3 1 (0.75%) STB
3 1 (0.75%) User Experience
3 1 (0.75%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.77%) Unix
2 8 (6.02%) Windows
3 3 (2.26%) Android
3 3 (2.26%) Linux
4 2 (1.50%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.75%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.75%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (33.83%) BDD
3 39 (29.32%) Scrum
4 38 (28.57%) Automated Testing
4 38 (28.57%) Manual Testing
5 37 (27.82%) Continuous Integration
5 37 (27.82%) Test Scripting
6 32 (24.06%) TDD
7 25 (18.80%) Software Testing
8 24 (18.05%) User Stories
9 23 (17.29%) Automation Testing
10 19 (14.29%) System Testing
10 19 (14.29%) Test Automation
11 16 (12.03%) E-Commerce
12 14 (10.53%) Functional Testing
12 14 (10.53%) Non-Functional Testing
13 13 (9.77%) User Acceptance Testing
14 12 (9.02%) Test Planning
15 11 (8.27%) API Testing
16 10 (7.52%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (31.58%) SQL
2 33 (24.81%) Java
3 16 (12.03%) C#
4 7 (5.26%) Ruby
5 5 (3.76%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.50%) Scala
6 2 (1.50%) VBA
6 2 (1.50%) VBScript
7 1 (0.75%) Groovy
7 1 (0.75%) MATLAB
7 1 (0.75%) Perl
7 1 (0.75%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.75%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.75%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 49 (36.84%) ISEB
2 47 (35.34%) ISTQB
3 11 (8.27%) Degree
4 5 (3.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (2.26%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.50%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.75%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (23.31%) QA
2 3 (2.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (7.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 34 (25.56%) Microsoft
2 15 (11.28%) Oracle
3 12 (9.02%) HP
4 8 (6.02%) ATG
5 5 (3.76%) hybris
6 4 (3.01%) SAP
7 1 (0.75%) Informatica
7 1 (0.75%) Murex
7 1 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.75%) SOASTA, Inc
7 1 (0.75%) VMware
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