The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Test Analyst
Rank 535 532 524
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -8
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Test Analyst 45 38 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.085% 0.076% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.092% 0.082% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 23 29
Average daily rate
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£300 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £283 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £393 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £340 £300
% change year-on-year
-13.23% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
48693 46426 52919
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.43% 92.61% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 29668 27020 29360
Average daily rate £395 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1991 2159 2630
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.47 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -2.94%

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 11 July 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 11 July 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 -1 42 £310 -11.42% 10
London +3 16 £325 -18.75% 4
South East -27 6 £359 +2.50% 2
City of London +25 4 £388 -17.33% 2
North West -2 4 £320 - 2
Yorkshire +4 3 £293 +6.36% 1
Cheshire - 3 £320 - 1
East Midlands - 3 £213 -
West Yorkshire +5 2 £213 -22.72% 1
Surrey +4 2 £375 -
Leeds +2 2 £213 -22.72% 1
Hampshire -11 2 £343 +44.21% 2
Manchester +1 1 - - 1
Scotland -9 1 £240 -
South Wales -20 1 £165 -47.28% 1
Wales -22 1 £165 -47.28% 1
Buckinghamshire -26 1 - -
North Yorkshire - 1 £293 -
West Sussex - 1 £250 -
Southampton - 1 - - 2
Warrington - 1 £320 -
Edinburgh - 1 £240 -
Gerrards Cross - - - -
Halifax - - - -
Horsham - - - -
Birmingham - - - - 1
Brighton - - - -
Crawley - - - -
Derby - - - -
Berkshire - - - -

Agile Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 63 (57.27%) Scrum
2 53 (48.18%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (40.00%) SQL
4 36 (32.73%) Software Testing
5 35 (31.82%) Selenium
6 32 (29.09%) BDD
7 29 (26.36%) ISEB
8 27 (24.55%) Java
8 27 (24.55%) Automated Testing
9 26 (23.64%) E-Commerce
10 24 (21.82%) Team Foundation Server
11 22 (20.00%) C#
11 22 (20.00%) TDD
12 21 (19.09%) .NET
13 19 (17.27%) Web Services
13 19 (17.27%) ISTQB
13 19 (17.27%) Finance
13 19 (17.27%) WebDriver
14 18 (16.36%) User Acceptance Testing
15 17 (15.45%) QA
15 17 (15.45%) XML
15 17 (15.45%) Oracle
16 16 (14.55%) Test Automation
16 16 (14.55%) Test Management
16 16 (14.55%) Test Scripting
17 15 (13.64%) Cucumber
17 15 (13.64%) Visual Studio
18 14 (12.73%) SOAP
19 13 (11.82%) Automation Testing
20 12 (10.91%) SoapUI

Agile Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 4 (3.64%) WebSphere
2 3 (2.73%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.82%) IIS
3 2 (1.82%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (3.64%) MS Office
2 3 (2.73%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.73%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.82%) Maximo
3 1 (0.91%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.91%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.82%) LAN
1 2 (1.82%) WAN
1 2 (1.82%) SMTP
1 2 (1.82%) TCP/IP
1 2 (1.82%) SAN
1 2 (1.82%) Firewall
1 2 (1.82%) NAS
2 1 (0.91%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.73%) DB2
2 3 (2.73%) MySQL
2 3 (2.73%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.82%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.91%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.91%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.91%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 35 (31.82%) Selenium
2 24 (21.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (17.27%) WebDriver
4 15 (13.64%) Cucumber
4 15 (13.64%) Visual Studio
5 12 (10.91%) SoapUI
6 10 (9.09%) SpecFlow
7 7 (6.36%) JIRA
8 5 (4.55%) Jenkins
9 4 (3.64%) PhantomJS
10 3 (2.73%) JUnit
10 3 (2.73%) JMeter
11 2 (1.82%) Git (software)
11 2 (1.82%) WATIR
11 2 (1.82%) FitNesse
11 2 (1.82%) RSpec
11 2 (1.82%) Calabash
12 1 (0.91%) Robotium
12 1 (0.91%) Hudson
12 1 (0.91%) TeamCity
General
1 19 (17.27%) Finance
2 11 (10.00%) Retail
3 7 (6.36%) Banking
4 3 (2.73%) Legal
4 3 (2.73%) Advertising
4 3 (2.73%) Publishing
4 3 (2.73%) Games
5 2 (1.82%) Billing
6 1 (0.91%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.91%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.91%) Automotive
6 1 (0.91%) Law
6 1 (0.91%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.91%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (19.09%) .NET
2 19 (17.27%) Web Services
3 17 (15.45%) XML
4 14 (12.73%) SOAP
5 8 (7.27%) HTML
6 7 (6.36%) REST
7 6 (5.45%) WCF
7 6 (5.45%) WPF
8 5 (4.55%) ASP.NET
9 4 (3.64%) Gherkin
10 3 (2.73%) WebSphere MQ
11 2 (1.82%) LAMP
11 2 (1.82%) J2EE
11 2 (1.82%) Java EE
11 2 (1.82%) Drools
12 1 (0.91%) RESTful
12 1 (0.91%) JSON
12 1 (0.91%) .NET Framework
12 1 (0.91%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.27%) Open Source
2 5 (4.55%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.73%) iSeries
4 2 (1.82%) Video on Demand
4 2 (1.82%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.91%) AS400
5 1 (0.91%) IVR
5 1 (0.91%) Statistics
5 1 (0.91%) Informatics
5 1 (0.91%) iPhone
5 1 (0.91%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.91%) Smartcard
5 1 (0.91%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.91%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (0.91%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.27%) Windows
2 6 (5.45%) Linux
3 4 (3.64%) UNIX
4 3 (2.73%) Android
5 2 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.82%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.82%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.91%) Windows NT
6 1 (0.91%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.91%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (57.27%) Scrum
2 53 (48.18%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (32.73%) Software Testing
4 32 (29.09%) BDD
5 27 (24.55%) Automated Testing
6 26 (23.64%) E-Commerce
7 22 (20.00%) TDD
8 18 (16.36%) User Acceptance Testing
9 16 (14.55%) Test Management
9 16 (14.55%) Test Scripting
9 16 (14.55%) Test Automation
10 13 (11.82%) Automation Testing
11 12 (10.91%) Integration Testing
12 11 (10.00%) Manual Testing
13 7 (6.36%) System Testing
13 7 (6.36%) User Stories
14 6 (5.45%) Release Management
14 6 (5.45%) Waterfall
14 6 (5.45%) Performance Testing
15 4 (3.64%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (40.00%) SQL
2 27 (24.55%) Java
3 22 (20.00%) C#
4 5 (4.55%) Ruby
5 3 (2.73%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.73%) PHP
5 3 (2.73%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.91%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.91%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.91%) Objective-C
6 1 (0.91%) C++
Qualifications
1 29 (26.36%) ISEB
2 19 (17.27%) ISTQB
3 3 (2.73%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.73%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.82%) Degree
5 1 (0.91%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (15.45%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.73%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (7.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (15.45%) Oracle
2 11 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (8.18%) ATG
4 5 (4.55%) hybris
5 3 (2.73%) IBM
5 3 (2.73%) Endeca
5 3 (2.73%) Google
5 3 (2.73%) Coremetrics
5 3 (2.73%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.82%) SAP
6 2 (1.82%) JBoss
6 2 (1.82%) Cisco
7 1 (0.91%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.91%) Mercator
7 1 (0.91%) OpenLink
7 1 (0.91%) Trayport
7 1 (0.91%) HP
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: Unspecified - negotiable dependent on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 24 days ago