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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Agile Test Analyst
UK
Rank 546 547 565
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +18
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Test Analyst 47 65 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.13% 0.094%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.14% 0.099%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 33 26
Median daily rate £350 £320 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +1.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £328 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+9.33% -4.00%
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
42518 47379 47264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.78% 94.76% 94.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 27667 30205 29656
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £587 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1495 1737 1864
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.87 £47.50 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 24 January 2017.

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 27 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 24 January 2017. 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 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 -3 40 £350 +9.37% 8
London -11 13 £425 +7.93% 3
West Midlands 0 10 £275 -
South East +11 7 £350 +12.44%
South West +9 6 £306 -23.50% 1
Edinburgh - 4 £375 -
Scotland - 4 £375 -
Wales - 3 £268 -
Devon - 2 £306 -
Reading - 2 £350 -
Peterborough - 2 £275 -
Exeter - 2 £306 -
Berkshire - 2 £350 -
East of England - 2 £275 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 2 £275 -
Surrey +17 1 - -
Croydon -11 1 - -
Cardiff - 1 £170 -
Telford - 1 - -
Staines - 1 - -
Flintshire - 1 £365 -
Kent - 1 - -
North Wales - 1 £365 -
South Wales - 1 £170 -
Coventry - 1 £275 -
Shropshire - 1 - -
Midlands - 1 £350 -

Agile Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 91 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (42.86%) Selenium
3 36 (39.56%) Cucumber
4 32 (35.16%) Java
5 30 (32.97%) BDD
6 26 (28.57%) Test Automation
6 26 (28.57%) SQL
7 24 (26.37%) JIRA
7 24 (26.37%) Test Scripting
8 23 (25.27%) ISTQB
9 22 (24.18%) QA
9 22 (24.18%) ISEB
10 20 (21.98%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (20.88%) Regression Testing
12 18 (19.78%) Manual Testing
13 16 (17.58%) Scrum
14 15 (16.48%) Integration Testing
15 14 (15.38%) XML
16 13 (14.29%) C#
16 13 (14.29%) SOAP
16 13 (14.29%) Finance
16 13 (14.29%) Software Testing
16 13 (14.29%) SoapUI
17 12 (13.19%) Functional Testing
17 12 (13.19%) Automation Testing
18 11 (12.09%) SpecFlow
18 11 (12.09%) Exploratory Testing
18 11 (12.09%) TDD
18 11 (12.09%) Test Management
18 11 (12.09%) HP UFT

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 4 (4.40%) Confluence
2 2 (2.20%) CMS
2 2 (2.20%) Moodle
3 1 (1.10%) Apache
3 1 (1.10%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.20%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.10%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (5.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (4.40%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.10%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.20%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.79%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.30%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.20%) GIS
3 2 (2.20%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.10%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.10%) MySQL
4 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 39 (42.86%) Selenium
2 36 (39.56%) Cucumber
3 24 (26.37%) JIRA
4 13 (14.29%) SoapUI
5 11 (12.09%) HP UFT
5 11 (12.09%) SpecFlow
6 10 (10.99%) WebDriver
7 9 (9.89%) Jenkins
7 9 (9.89%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (7.69%) Visual Studio
9 5 (5.49%) JBehave
10 3 (3.30%) Appium
10 3 (3.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (3.30%) Eclipse
10 3 (3.30%) Gatling
10 3 (3.30%) Git (software)
11 2 (2.20%) Hudson
11 2 (2.20%) NUnit
11 2 (2.20%) Visual Studio Team System
12 1 (1.10%) MSTest
General
1 13 (14.29%) Finance
2 7 (7.69%) Banking
3 5 (5.49%) Retail
4 3 (3.30%) Back Office
5 1 (1.10%) Advertising
5 1 (1.10%) Electronics
5 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.10%) Marketing
5 1 (1.10%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (15.38%) XML
2 13 (14.29%) SOAP
3 7 (7.69%) Gherkin
4 6 (6.59%) .NET
5 5 (5.49%) Web Services
6 4 (4.40%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (3.30%) HTML
8 2 (2.20%) JSON
9 1 (1.10%) AngularJS
9 1 (1.10%) CSS
9 1 (1.10%) Node.js
9 1 (1.10%) REST
9 1 (1.10%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (3.30%) Data Integration
1 3 (3.30%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.20%) EPoS
2 2 (2.20%) NHS
3 1 (1.10%) iPhone
3 1 (1.10%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.10%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.79%) Linux
2 6 (6.59%) Unix
3 4 (4.40%) Windows
4 1 (1.10%) Android
4 1 (1.10%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (32.97%) BDD
3 26 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 24 (26.37%) Test Scripting
5 20 (21.98%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (20.88%) Regression Testing
7 18 (19.78%) Manual Testing
8 16 (17.58%) Scrum
9 15 (16.48%) Integration Testing
10 13 (14.29%) Software Testing
11 12 (13.19%) Automation Testing
11 12 (13.19%) Functional Testing
12 11 (12.09%) Exploratory Testing
12 11 (12.09%) TDD
12 11 (12.09%) Test Management
13 10 (10.99%) E-Commerce
14 9 (9.89%) System Integration Testing
15 8 (8.79%) Defect Management
16 7 (7.69%) DevOps
16 7 (7.69%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 32 (35.16%) Java
2 26 (28.57%) SQL
3 13 (14.29%) C#
4 6 (6.59%) Python
5 4 (4.40%) F#
5 4 (4.40%) VBScript
6 3 (3.30%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.30%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.20%) C
7 2 (2.20%) Ruby
8 1 (1.10%) C++
8 1 (1.10%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.10%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 23 (25.27%) ISTQB
2 22 (24.18%) ISEB
3 9 (9.89%) Security Cleared
4 8 (8.79%) SC Cleared
5 5 (5.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (2.20%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (2.20%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (24.18%) QA
2 2 (2.20%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 3 (3.30%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (12.09%) Oracle
2 10 (10.99%) Microsoft
3 8 (8.79%) HP
4 3 (3.30%) Capita
4 3 (3.30%) IBM
4 3 (3.30%) SAP
5 2 (2.20%) EPiServer
5 2 (2.20%) Facebook
5 2 (2.20%) Twitter