The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Testing over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Agile Testing
England / Yorkshire
Rank 116 - 127
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Testing 7 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.32% - 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% - 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 2
Median daily rate £325 - £345
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 - £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 - £421
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1808 2290 1926
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 82.67% 81.41% 80.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1187 1494 1345
Median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £560 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 72 40
Median hourly rate £14.50 £19.50 £15.79
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.64% +23.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.36 £11.20 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Agile Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Agile Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Agile Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Agile Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Agile Testing Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Agile Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Testing across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017.

Agile Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Agile Testing
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Testing within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire - 4 £325 - 1
South Yorkshire - 2 £450 -
Humberside - 1 £350 -
Agile Testing
England

Agile Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Agile Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for Agile Testing.

1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
3 6 (75.00%) .NET
3 6 (75.00%) Scrum
3 6 (75.00%) Manual Testing
4 5 (62.50%) BDD
5 4 (50.00%) ISEB
5 4 (50.00%) Oracle
5 4 (50.00%) Automated Testing
5 4 (50.00%) ISTQB
5 4 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (50.00%) Automation Testing
5 4 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
6 3 (37.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (37.50%) SpecFlow
6 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
6 3 (37.50%) Degree
6 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
6 3 (37.50%) NHS
7 2 (25.00%) C#
7 2 (25.00%) C++
7 2 (25.00%) Java
7 2 (25.00%) QA
7 2 (25.00%) FitNesse
7 2 (25.00%) Robot Framework
7 2 (25.00%) Kanban
8 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
8 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (12.50%) RESTful

Agile Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) SpecFlow
2 2 (25.00%) FitNesse
2 2 (25.00%) Robot Framework
3 1 (12.50%) MSTest
3 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
2 1 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (12.50%) RESTful
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) WinForms
2 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (37.50%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) Manual Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Scrum
3 5 (62.50%) BDD
4 4 (50.00%) Automated Testing
4 4 (50.00%) Automation Testing
4 4 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
4 4 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
6 2 (25.00%) Kanban
7 1 (12.50%) Logistics
7 1 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
7 1 (12.50%) OO
7 1 (12.50%) OOP
7 1 (12.50%) Pair Programming
7 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
7 1 (12.50%) TDD
7 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
7 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
7 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) C++
2 2 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) XPath
3 1 (12.50%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) ISEB
1 4 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 3 (37.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft