Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Agile Tester was £363 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 21 November 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 148 - 138
Rank change year-on-year - +138 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Tester 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.093% - 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.098% - 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
East Midlands median daily rate £363 - £325
10th Percentile £351 - £313
90th Percentile £384 - £338
England median daily rate £350 £376 £325
% change year-on-year -6.98% +15.77% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
East Midlands
Contract vacancies in the East Midlands with a recognized job title 3061 3137 3041
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.12% 95.90% 96.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1893 1955 1829
East Midlands median daily rate £392 £392 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.53% +7.14%
10th Percentile £225 £225 £213
90th Percentile £550 £557 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 130 183
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.50 £13.55 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.03% +4.21% -3.70%
10th Percentile £9.75 £8.76 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £42.50 £31.35
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

Agile Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings that featured Agile Tester in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Tester in the East Midlands

Agile Tester
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Tester in the East Midlands

Agile Tester
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Tester within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Agile Tester
England

Agile Tester Skill Set
Top 21 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 East Midlands region featuring Agile Tester in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) SpecFlow
2 2 (66.67%) User Stories
2 2 (66.67%) User Experience
2 2 (66.67%) BlazeMeter
2 2 (66.67%) Acceptance Criteria
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Management
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) JMeter
2 2 (66.67%) Validation
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) WebDriver

Agile Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) BlazeMeter
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) JMeter
2 2 (66.67%) SpecFlow
3 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Acceptance Criteria
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Test Management
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) User Stories
2 2 (66.67%) Validation
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA