Period
to 26 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Agile Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Agile Testing over the 6 months to 26 April 2018 with a comparison to the 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 Testing
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 136 98 136
Rank change year-on-year -38 +38 -15
Contract jobs citing Agile Testing 1 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.035% 0.32% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.041% 0.38% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £315 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.98% -16.00% +15.38%
10th Percentile £375 £282 £290
90th Percentile £425 £409 £460
Scotland median daily rate £360 £315 £308
% change year-on-year +14.29% +2.44% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

Agile Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,459 1,595 2,480
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 87.26% 86.36% 84.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,490 995 1,349
Edinburgh median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £288 £263 £275
90th Percentile £575 £554 £563
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year +6.67% -1.32% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 20 14
Edinburgh median hourly rate £21.00 £16.93 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.04% -25.58% -20.18%
10th Percentile £15.04 £12.95 £14.13
90th Percentile £111.75 £43.77 £42.43
Scotland median hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +16.67% -50.00% +32.11%

Agile Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Agile Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Testing in Edinburgh

Agile Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Testing in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Agile Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Agile Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (100.00%) BDD

Agile Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) SQL