The table below looks at the statistics for the Agile Tester role in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Tester
Rank - 97 100
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Tester 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire - 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.13% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £375 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Agile Tester
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire region. 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
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2121 1564 1434
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 93.93% 93.93% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1463 951 768
Average daily rate £363 £345 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.07% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £210 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 73 74
Average hourly rate £13.21 £13.20 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.03% -28.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.43 £9.25 £10.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.04 £26.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

Agile Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Agile Tester in the job title across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Agile Tester Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Agile Tester
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Agile Tester across the West Yorkshire region.

Agile Tester Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Agile Tester
Top 28 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region that cited Agile Tester 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 Tester in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
1 4 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 4 (100.00%) SpecFlow
2 3 (75.00%) Gherkin
2 3 (75.00%) WebDriver
2 3 (75.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (75.00%) BDD
2 3 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) QA
2 3 (75.00%) NUnit
2 3 (75.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
3 2 (50.00%) NHS
3 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (50.00%) TeamCity
3 2 (50.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (25.00%) ISEB

Agile Tester
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region that cited Agile Tester 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 Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
1 4 (100.00%) SpecFlow
2 3 (75.00%) NUnit
2 3 (75.00%) WebDriver
2 3 (75.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (50.00%) TeamCity
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (75.00%) BDD
2 3 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (50.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle