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 19 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Test Analyst
Rank 555 531 509
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -22
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Test Analyst 40 51 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.072% 0.099% 0.097%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.079% 0.11% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 33 22
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£323 £333 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.00% -7.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £250 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £270 £240
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
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
50642 47729 46134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.79% 92.49% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 32228 28770 26034
Average daily rate £400 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2044 2098 2641
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 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
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -43 37 £320 -4.47% 4
London -4 10 £363 +3.57% 1
South East -17 10 £335 +24.07%
Surrey -2 5 - -
East of England -13 5 £256 -31.66%
Hampshire -17 4 £335 +24.07%
South West -26 4 £300 -11.11%
City of London +5 3 £425 -5.55%
West Midlands - 3 - -
Yorkshire -8 2 £200 - 3
West Yorkshire -9 2 £200 - 3
North West - 2 £300 -
Scotland - 2 - - 1
East Midlands -2 1 - -
Southampton -3 1 - -
Leeds -5 1 - - 3
Bristol -13 1 £315 -6.66%
Bradford - 1 - -
Warrington - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £300 -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Kent - 1 - -
Lancashire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Derbyshire - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
North East - - - -
Tyne and Wear - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Preston - - - -

Agile Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

1 112 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (42.86%) SQL
3 47 (41.96%) Scrum
4 44 (39.29%) Software Testing
5 41 (36.61%) Selenium
6 37 (33.04%) ISEB
7 33 (29.46%) Java
8 30 (26.79%) JIRA
9 28 (25.00%) BDD
10 27 (24.11%) ISTQB
11 26 (23.21%) C#
11 26 (23.21%) Test Scripting
12 25 (22.32%) .NET
13 24 (21.43%) Automated Testing
14 23 (20.54%) Test Automation
15 22 (19.64%) Microsoft
16 21 (18.75%) Cucumber
17 19 (16.96%) QA
18 18 (16.07%) Visual Studio
18 18 (16.07%) Web Services
19 17 (15.18%) TDD
19 17 (15.18%) Finance
20 16 (14.29%) WebDriver
20 16 (14.29%) SpecFlow
21 15 (13.39%) Team Foundation Server
21 15 (13.39%) Manual Testing
22 14 (12.50%) Test Management
22 14 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
22 14 (12.50%) MS Excel
22 14 (12.50%) E-Commerce

Agile Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 6 (5.36%) Confluence
2 1 (0.89%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.68%) Maximo
1 3 (2.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.89%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.36%) SaaS
2 2 (1.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.79%) Firewall
2 1 (0.89%) iBeacon
2 1 (0.89%) Broadband
2 1 (0.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.57%) SQL Server
1 4 (3.57%) RDBMS
1 4 (3.57%) Relational Database
2 3 (2.68%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.79%) MySQL
3 2 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.89%) Big Data
4 1 (0.89%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 41 (36.61%) Selenium
2 30 (26.79%) JIRA
3 21 (18.75%) Cucumber
4 18 (16.07%) Visual Studio
5 16 (14.29%) WebDriver
5 16 (14.29%) SpecFlow
6 15 (13.39%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (8.93%) Jenkins
8 9 (8.04%) SoapUI
8 9 (8.04%) QuickTest Pro
9 6 (5.36%) JMeter
9 6 (5.36%) MSTest
10 5 (4.46%) FitNesse
10 5 (4.46%) Maven
11 4 (3.57%) Git (software)
12 3 (2.68%) LoadRunner
12 3 (2.68%) JUnit
13 2 (1.79%) Eclipse
13 2 (1.79%) Subversion
13 2 (1.79%) Hudson
General
1 17 (15.18%) Finance
2 4 (3.57%) Banking
3 3 (2.68%) Games
4 2 (1.79%) Retail
4 2 (1.79%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.79%) Back Office
5 1 (0.89%) Front Office
5 1 (0.89%) Automotive
5 1 (0.89%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.89%) Advertising
5 1 (0.89%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (22.32%) .NET
2 18 (16.07%) Web Services
3 13 (11.61%) Gherkin
4 9 (8.04%) SOAP
4 9 (8.04%) XML
5 5 (4.46%) RESTful
5 5 (4.46%) .NET Framework
5 5 (4.46%) Middleware
5 5 (4.46%) HTML
6 4 (3.57%) ASP.NET
6 4 (3.57%) REST
7 3 (2.68%) Ajax
7 3 (2.68%) CSS
8 2 (1.79%) DHTML
8 2 (1.79%) J2EE
8 2 (1.79%) XSL
8 2 (1.79%) XML Messaging
8 2 (1.79%) WCF
8 2 (1.79%) WPF
9 1 (0.89%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (6.25%) AS400
2 4 (3.57%) Open Source
3 3 (2.68%) Online Games
3 3 (2.68%) User Experience
3 3 (2.68%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.79%) GIS
4 2 (1.79%) Derivative
5 1 (0.89%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.89%) iSeries
5 1 (0.89%) IVR
5 1 (0.89%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.82%) Windows
2 4 (3.57%) UNIX
3 3 (2.68%) Linux
4 2 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.89%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.89%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.89%) Windows 2000
5 1 (0.89%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (41.96%) Scrum
3 44 (39.29%) Software Testing
4 28 (25.00%) BDD
5 26 (23.21%) Test Scripting
6 24 (21.43%) Automated Testing
7 23 (20.54%) Test Automation
8 17 (15.18%) TDD
9 15 (13.39%) Manual Testing
10 14 (12.50%) Test Management
10 14 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
10 14 (12.50%) E-Commerce
11 13 (11.61%) Integration Testing
12 12 (10.71%) Automation Testing
13 10 (8.93%) CRM
13 10 (8.93%) Mentoring
13 10 (8.93%) Test Strategy
13 10 (8.93%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (8.04%) User Stories
14 9 (8.04%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (42.86%) SQL
2 33 (29.46%) Java
3 26 (23.21%) C#
4 6 (5.36%) Ruby
5 3 (2.68%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.79%) C
6 2 (1.79%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.79%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.89%) Scala
7 1 (0.89%) Python
7 1 (0.89%) C++
7 1 (0.89%) Perl
7 1 (0.89%) VB
Qualifications
1 37 (33.04%) ISEB
2 27 (24.11%) ISTQB
3 11 (9.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (5.36%) Degree
5 5 (4.46%) SC Cleared
5 5 (4.46%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (16.96%) QA
2 3 (2.68%) SLA
Systems Management
1 10 (8.93%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.79%) WebInspect
3 1 (0.89%) Puppet
3 1 (0.89%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 22 (19.64%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.04%) Oracle
2 9 (8.04%) HP
3 4 (3.57%) ATG
3 4 (3.57%) hybris
4 2 (1.79%) ESRI
5 1 (0.89%) Trayport
5 1 (0.89%) T-Plan
5 1 (0.89%) Orchard
5 1 (0.89%) OpenLink
5 1 (0.89%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.89%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.89%) SAP