The median contractor rate for an Agile Tester was - per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Agile Tester
London / City of London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 159 203
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Tester 0 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London - 0.18% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.19% 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 1
Median daily rate - £498 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +80.90%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £350 £300
% change year-on-year -14.28% +16.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £164.00

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3113 3230 5440
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.40% 95.93% 94.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2382 2617 4191
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 39 96
Median hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £19.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.57% -3.62%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.93 £14.70 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.50 £37.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Agile Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured Agile Tester in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Tester in the City of London

Agile Tester
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Agile Tester in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Tester in the City of London

Agile Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, Agile Tester contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region featuring Agile Tester in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Hive
2 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) Splunk
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Neo4j
2 1 (50.00%) Big Data
2 1 (50.00%) Kafka
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Docker
2 1 (50.00%) Microservices
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (50.00%) Physical Data Model
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) API Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Publishing
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET

Agile Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Hive
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (50.00%) Neo4j
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) Kafka
1 1 (50.00%) REST
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) API Testing
2 1 (50.00%) B2B
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) Microservices
2 1 (50.00%) Physical Data Model
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Nagios
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Splunk