The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 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 advertised for the West Yorkshire 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Tester
Rank 89 96 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Tester 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.12% 0.20% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.21% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1584 1430 1777
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 93.29% 94.26% 95.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1005 757 1012
Average daily rate £345 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £200 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £458 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 64 89
Average hourly rate £13.50 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.85% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.09 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.20 £45.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Agile Tester
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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 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) Scrum
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) .NET
3 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (60.00%) Manual Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) NAS
4 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (40.00%) BDD
4 2 (40.00%) HTML
4 2 (40.00%) Java
4 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (40.00%) LAN
4 2 (40.00%) WAN
4 2 (40.00%) SMTP
4 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco
4 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (40.00%) SAN
4 2 (40.00%) IIS
4 2 (40.00%) MS Office
4 2 (40.00%) XML
4 2 (40.00%) Firewall
4 2 (40.00%) TDD
4 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing

Agile Tester
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) IIS
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) LAN
1 2 (40.00%) WAN
1 2 (40.00%) SMTP
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) NAS
2 1 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
1 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (20.00%) Behat
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) NHS
1 1 (20.00%) RIA
1 1 (20.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Scrum
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (60.00%) Manual Testing
4 2 (40.00%) BDD
4 2 (40.00%) TDD
4 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
5 1 (20.00%) System Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) C++
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco