Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 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
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 122 132
Contract jobs citing Agile Testing 0 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh - 0.23% 0.062%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.28% 0.075%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Edinburgh median daily rate - £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -14.29% +7.69%
Scotland median daily rate - £300 £275
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -15.38%
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 2450 1813 2673
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 84.22% 84.09% 83.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1431 1035 1385
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% - -3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £260 £263
90th Percentile £550 £525 £525
Scotland median daily rate £390 £360 £375
% change year-on-year +8.33% -4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 26 21
Edinburgh median hourly rate £21.00 £19.75 £19.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.33% +3.84% +20.61%
10th Percentile £11.22 £11.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £37.52 £46.69 £40.38
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £25.61
% change year-on-year +9.89% -11.17% +17.75%

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