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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Test Analyst
Rank 533 527 526
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Test Analyst 47 42 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.087% 0.082% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.094% 0.089% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 25 32
Average daily rate
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£313 £330 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.30% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £260 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £385 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £330 £300
% change year-on-year
-10.60% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £19.00
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
49763 47179 53563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.42% 92.54% 92.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 30243 27592 29833
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1973 2142 2712
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%

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 23 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 23 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 -7 44 £318 -6.61% 8
London +8 19 £350 -4.10% 2
South West -21 8 £285 -12.30%
South East -18 7 £375 +7.14% 3
City of London +30 4 £400 -14.66%
Yorkshire +7 3 £293 +6.36% 2
Buckinghamshire -14 3 - -
East Midlands - 3 £213 -
Leeds +5 2 £213 -22.72% 2
West Yorkshire +1 2 £213 -22.72% 2
Surrey 0 2 £375 - 1
North West -3 2 £320 - 1
Hampshire -15 2 £343 +44.21% 2
Manchester 0 1 - - 1
Wales -18 1 £165 -47.28%
Scotland -19 1 £240 -
South Wales -21 1 £165 -47.28%
Southampton - 1 - - 2
Warrington - 1 £320 -
Edinburgh - 1 £240 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £263 -
Cheshire - 1 £320 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £293 -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Derbyshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - -
Gerrards Cross - - - -
Halifax - - - -

Agile Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 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 61 (55.96%) Scrum
2 52 (47.71%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (39.45%) SQL
4 35 (32.11%) Software Testing
4 35 (32.11%) Selenium
5 33 (30.28%) BDD
6 29 (26.61%) ISEB
7 27 (24.77%) Automated Testing
8 26 (23.85%) Team Foundation Server
9 25 (22.94%) C#
9 25 (22.94%) Java
10 24 (22.02%) E-Commerce
10 24 (22.02%) TDD
11 21 (19.27%) .NET
12 19 (17.43%) ISTQB
12 19 (17.43%) Finance
12 19 (17.43%) WebDriver
13 17 (15.60%) Test Scripting
13 17 (15.60%) QA
13 17 (15.60%) User Acceptance Testing
13 17 (15.60%) Web Services
13 17 (15.60%) XML
14 16 (14.68%) Visual Studio
14 16 (14.68%) Test Automation
15 15 (13.76%) Cucumber
15 15 (13.76%) Test Management
15 15 (13.76%) Oracle
16 14 (12.84%) SOAP
17 12 (11.01%) Microsoft
17 12 (11.01%) Integration Testing

Agile Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 (3.67%) WebSphere
2 3 (2.75%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.83%) IIS
3 2 (1.83%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (3.67%) MS Office
2 3 (2.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.75%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.92%) Endur
2 1 (0.92%) Maximo
2 1 (0.92%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.83%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.83%) LAN
1 2 (1.83%) WAN
1 2 (1.83%) SMTP
1 2 (1.83%) TCP/IP
1 2 (1.83%) SAN
1 2 (1.83%) Firewall
1 2 (1.83%) NAS
2 1 (0.92%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.09%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.75%) DB2
2 3 (2.75%) MySQL
2 3 (2.75%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.83%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.92%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.92%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.92%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 35 (32.11%) Selenium
2 26 (23.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (17.43%) WebDriver
4 16 (14.68%) Visual Studio
5 15 (13.76%) Cucumber
6 12 (11.01%) SoapUI
6 12 (11.01%) SpecFlow
7 7 (6.42%) JIRA
8 5 (4.59%) Jenkins
9 4 (3.67%) PhantomJS
9 4 (3.67%) JMeter
10 3 (2.75%) JUnit
11 2 (1.83%) Git (software)
11 2 (1.83%) WATIR
11 2 (1.83%) FitNesse
11 2 (1.83%) RSpec
11 2 (1.83%) Calabash
12 1 (0.92%) Robotium
12 1 (0.92%) Hudson
12 1 (0.92%) TeamCity
General
1 19 (17.43%) Finance
2 11 (10.09%) Retail
3 7 (6.42%) Banking
4 4 (3.67%) Advertising
5 3 (2.75%) Publishing
5 3 (2.75%) Games
6 2 (1.83%) Legal
7 1 (0.92%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.92%) Automotive
7 1 (0.92%) Law
7 1 (0.92%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.92%) Front Office
7 1 (0.92%) Back Office
7 1 (0.92%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (19.27%) .NET
2 17 (15.60%) Web Services
2 17 (15.60%) XML
3 14 (12.84%) SOAP
4 8 (7.34%) HTML
5 7 (6.42%) REST
6 6 (5.50%) Gherkin
6 6 (5.50%) WCF
6 6 (5.50%) WPF
7 5 (4.59%) ASP.NET
8 3 (2.75%) WebSphere MQ
9 2 (1.83%) LAMP
9 2 (1.83%) J2EE
10 1 (0.92%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.92%) JSON
10 1 (0.92%) RESTful
10 1 (0.92%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.26%) Open Source
2 4 (3.67%) Management Information System
2 4 (3.67%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.75%) iSeries
4 2 (1.83%) Video on Demand
5 1 (0.92%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.92%) Smartcard
5 1 (0.92%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.92%) AS400
5 1 (0.92%) IVR
5 1 (0.92%) Statistics
5 1 (0.92%) Informatics
5 1 (0.92%) iPhone
5 1 (0.92%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (0.92%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.26%) Windows
2 6 (5.50%) Linux
3 3 (2.75%) Android
3 3 (2.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.83%) UNIX
4 2 (1.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.83%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.83%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.92%) Windows NT
5 1 (0.92%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.92%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (55.96%) Scrum
2 52 (47.71%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (32.11%) Software Testing
4 33 (30.28%) BDD
5 27 (24.77%) Automated Testing
6 24 (22.02%) TDD
6 24 (22.02%) E-Commerce
7 17 (15.60%) User Acceptance Testing
7 17 (15.60%) Test Scripting
8 16 (14.68%) Test Automation
9 15 (13.76%) Test Management
10 12 (11.01%) Integration Testing
10 12 (11.01%) Manual Testing
10 12 (11.01%) Automation Testing
11 9 (8.26%) System Testing
12 7 (6.42%) User Stories
13 6 (5.50%) Waterfall
13 6 (5.50%) Release Management
14 5 (4.59%) Performance Testing
15 4 (3.67%) OO
Programming Languages
1 43 (39.45%) SQL
2 25 (22.94%) Java
2 25 (22.94%) C#
3 5 (4.59%) Ruby
4 3 (2.75%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.75%) PHP
4 3 (2.75%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.92%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.92%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.92%) Objective-C
5 1 (0.92%) C++
Qualifications
1 29 (26.61%) ISEB
2 19 (17.43%) ISTQB
3 4 (3.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (2.75%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.75%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.92%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (15.60%) QA
2 2 (1.83%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (7.34%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (13.76%) Oracle
2 12 (11.01%) Microsoft
3 9 (8.26%) ATG
4 5 (4.59%) hybris
5 4 (3.67%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (2.75%) IBM
6 3 (2.75%) Endeca
6 3 (2.75%) Google
6 3 (2.75%) Coremetrics
7 2 (1.83%) SAP
7 2 (1.83%) Cisco
8 1 (0.92%) HP
8 1 (0.92%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.92%) Mercator
8 1 (0.92%) OpenLink
8 1 (0.92%) Trayport