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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Test Analyst
Rank 556 528 508
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -20
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Test Analyst 59 41 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.078% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.084% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 28 48
Average daily rate
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£350 £310 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% +2.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £391 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.36% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00

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
52098 48552 51706
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.71% 92.77% 93.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 32589 29303 29138
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £229 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2082 2105 2549
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.78 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.30 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -7.14%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 -10 54 £350 +4.47% 13
London +11 20 £400 +29.03% 2
South East -2 15 £320 -11.72% 3
Surrey +6 9 £375 +3.44% 2
East of England - 5 £350 -
City of London +19 4 £445 +11.25%
East Midlands - 4 £319 -
Wales - 4 £388 -
South West -33 3 - -
Yorkshire - 3 £275 - 4
Hampshire - 3 £315 - 1
Leeds - 2 - - 3
West Yorkshire - 2 - - 3
Southampton - 2 £315 - 1
North West - 2 £320 - 4
West Midlands - 2 - -
Scotland -15 1 £275 -
South Wales - 1 £325 -
Warrington - 1 £320 - 1
Bedfordshire - 1 £350 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £363 -
Cheshire - 1 £320 - 2
Derbyshire - 1 £288 -
Manchester - 1 £320 - 2
Derby - 1 £288 -
Bradford - 1 - -
Cambridge - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Coventry - - - -
Crawley - - - -

Agile Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 106 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (43.40%) Scrum
3 42 (39.62%) Software Testing
4 40 (37.74%) Selenium
5 37 (34.91%) ISEB
5 37 (34.91%) SQL
6 29 (27.36%) BDD
7 26 (24.53%) Test Scripting
7 26 (24.53%) Java
8 25 (23.58%) Automated Testing
9 24 (22.64%) TDD
10 22 (20.75%) ISTQB
10 22 (20.75%) C#
10 22 (20.75%) E-Commerce
11 20 (18.87%) JIRA
11 20 (18.87%) Manual Testing
11 20 (18.87%) Test Automation
12 19 (17.92%) Cucumber
13 18 (16.98%) .NET
13 18 (16.98%) Web Services
14 17 (16.04%) QA
14 17 (16.04%) WebDriver
15 16 (15.09%) Test Management
15 16 (15.09%) Team Foundation Server
16 15 (14.15%) SpecFlow
16 15 (14.15%) Finance
17 14 (13.21%) XML
18 13 (12.26%) HP Quality Center
19 12 (11.32%) Gherkin
19 12 (11.32%) User Acceptance Testing

Agile Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 3 (2.83%) Confluence
2 1 (0.94%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 8 (7.55%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.83%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.94%) Maximo
2 1 (0.94%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.89%) Firewall
2 1 (0.94%) Broadband
2 1 (0.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.66%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.83%) MySQL
2 3 (2.83%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.83%) RDBMS
2 3 (2.83%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.94%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.94%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 40 (37.74%) Selenium
2 20 (18.87%) JIRA
3 19 (17.92%) Cucumber
4 17 (16.04%) WebDriver
5 16 (15.09%) Team Foundation Server
6 15 (14.15%) SpecFlow
7 11 (10.38%) Visual Studio
8 9 (8.49%) Jenkins
9 8 (7.55%) QuickTest Pro
10 7 (6.60%) SoapUI
11 6 (5.66%) MSTest
11 6 (5.66%) JMeter
12 5 (4.72%) Maven
12 5 (4.72%) FitNesse
13 4 (3.77%) Git (software)
14 3 (2.83%) JUnit
14 3 (2.83%) LoadRunner
15 2 (1.89%) Hudson
15 2 (1.89%) Eclipse
15 2 (1.89%) Subversion
General
1 15 (14.15%) Finance
2 6 (5.66%) Banking
2 6 (5.66%) Retail
3 2 (1.89%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.89%) Automotive
4 1 (0.94%) Legal
4 1 (0.94%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.94%) Advertising
4 1 (0.94%) Front Office
4 1 (0.94%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (16.98%) .NET
1 18 (16.98%) Web Services
2 14 (13.21%) XML
3 12 (11.32%) Gherkin
4 8 (7.55%) SOAP
5 6 (5.66%) REST
6 5 (4.72%) HTML
7 4 (3.77%) ASP.NET
7 4 (3.77%) WCF
7 4 (3.77%) WPF
8 3 (2.83%) Ajax
8 3 (2.83%) .NET Framework
8 3 (2.83%) CSS
9 2 (1.89%) RESTful
9 2 (1.89%) DHTML
9 2 (1.89%) XSL
9 2 (1.89%) XML Messaging
10 1 (0.94%) JSON
10 1 (0.94%) LAMP
10 1 (0.94%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.49%) Open Source
3 6 (5.66%) AS400
4 3 (2.83%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.89%) User Experience
5 2 (1.89%) GIS
6 1 (0.94%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.94%) IVR
6 1 (0.94%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.94%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.94%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.94%) Video on Demand
6 1 (0.94%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.55%) Windows
2 2 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (1.89%) UNIX
3 1 (0.94%) Windows NT
3 1 (0.94%) Windows 2000
3 1 (0.94%) Windows XP
3 1 (0.94%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.94%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (43.40%) Scrum
3 42 (39.62%) Software Testing
4 29 (27.36%) BDD
5 26 (24.53%) Test Scripting
6 25 (23.58%) Automated Testing
7 24 (22.64%) TDD
8 22 (20.75%) E-Commerce
9 20 (18.87%) Manual Testing
9 20 (18.87%) Test Automation
10 16 (15.09%) Test Management
11 12 (11.32%) User Acceptance Testing
12 11 (10.38%) Integration Testing
13 10 (9.43%) Regression Testing
14 7 (6.60%) CRM
14 7 (6.60%) Waterfall
14 7 (6.60%) Continuous Integration
15 6 (5.66%) Test Strategy
15 6 (5.66%) User Stories
16 5 (4.72%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 37 (34.91%) SQL
2 26 (24.53%) Java
3 22 (20.75%) C#
4 3 (2.83%) Ruby
5 2 (1.89%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.89%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.89%) C
5 2 (1.89%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.94%) Perl
6 1 (0.94%) PHP
6 1 (0.94%) C++
6 1 (0.94%) Python
6 1 (0.94%) Scala
Qualifications
1 37 (34.91%) ISEB
2 22 (20.75%) ISTQB
3 7 (6.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (4.72%) SC Cleared
4 5 (4.72%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (16.04%) QA
2 3 (2.83%) SLA
Systems Management
1 13 (12.26%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.89%) WebInspect
3 1 (0.94%) Puppet
3 1 (0.94%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 11 (10.38%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.43%) Oracle
3 9 (8.49%) HP
4 8 (7.55%) ATG
5 7 (6.60%) hybris
6 1 (0.94%) SAP
6 1 (0.94%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.94%) OpenLink
6 1 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.94%) T-Plan
6 1 (0.94%) Trayport
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