The first table below looks at the demand for Agile Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warwickshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Testing over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Warwickshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Testing
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Agile Testing 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £425
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -29.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
- +60.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Warwickshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
196 153 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 61.83% 67.70% 63.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 86 59
Average daily rate £325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £271 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £550 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 7
Average hourly rate £32.50 £29.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% +65.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Agile Testing
West Midlands

Agile Testing
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire region citing Agile Testing also 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 that cited Agile Testing.

1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) C++
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) OO
1 4 (100.00%) ISEB
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
1 4 (100.00%) FitNesse
1 4 (100.00%) WPF
1 4 (100.00%) Silverlight
1 4 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 4 (100.00%) System Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 4 (100.00%) Extreme Programming
1 4 (100.00%) BDD
1 4 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 4 (100.00%) User Stories
2 2 (50.00%) SaaS
2 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (50.00%) ERP

Agile Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire region citing Agile Testing also 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 that cited Agile Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
1 4 (100.00%) FitNesse
1 4 (100.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Software Tester
1 2 (50.00%) Test Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Software Test Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Tester
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) WPF
1 4 (100.00%) Silverlight
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) OO
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 4 (100.00%) System Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 4 (100.00%) Extreme Programming
1 4 (100.00%) BDD
1 4 (100.00%) User Stories
2 2 (50.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) C++
1 4 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) ISEB
1 4 (100.00%) ISTQB