Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Agile Test Analyst was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 23 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 Test Analyst
UK > England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 776 785 717
Rank change year-on-year +9 -68 +31
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Test Analyst 81 88 154
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.085% 0.090% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.090% 0.095% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 52 82
England median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% - -
10th Percentile £255 £256 £264
90th Percentile £525 £438 £499
UK median daily rate £350 £325 £313
% change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% -3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 89884 92670 98656
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.76% 94.76% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 59938 60988 63819
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2667 3006 3819
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.97 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.90 £47.00 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

Agile Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Agile Test Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Test Analyst in England

Agile Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Agile Test Analyst in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Test Analyst in England

Agile Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Test Analyst in England over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Test Analyst in England

Agile Test Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Test Analyst in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Agile Test Analyst in England

Agile Test Analyst
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Test Analyst within the England region over the 6 months to 23 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
London +1 33 £475 +31.03% 2
South East -1 18 £313 -17.76% 1
North of England +48 10 £306 -2.78% 1
East of England -17 8 £333 +11.00%
Yorkshire +17 7 £200 -37.50% 1
Midlands +15 6 £363 +31.82%
South West - 6 £330 -
West Midlands +23 4 - -
North West +14 3 £325 +3.17%
East Midlands - 2 £363 -
Agile Test Analyst
UK

Agile Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Agile Test Analyst 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 England region featuring Agile Test Analyst in the job title.

1 81 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (61.73%) Test Automation
3 33 (40.74%) Selenium
4 32 (39.51%) BDD
5 30 (37.04%) ISEB
6 27 (33.33%) TDD
7 24 (29.63%) Scrum
8 22 (27.16%) JIRA
8 22 (27.16%) QA
9 21 (25.93%) Test Scripting
10 20 (24.69%) ISTQB
11 19 (23.46%) Cucumber
12 18 (22.22%) User Stories
13 17 (20.99%) Java
14 16 (19.75%) Manual Testing
15 15 (18.52%) User Acceptance Testing
16 14 (17.28%) SoapUI
16 14 (17.28%) Finance
16 14 (17.28%) Banking
17 13 (16.05%) Regression Testing
17 13 (16.05%) API Testing
18 12 (14.81%) SpecFlow
19 11 (13.58%) Exploratory Testing
19 11 (13.58%) HP
19 11 (13.58%) Microsoft
19 11 (13.58%) SQL
20 10 (12.35%) C#
20 10 (12.35%) .NET
20 10 (12.35%) Web Services
20 10 (12.35%) Kanban

Agile Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 5 (6.17%) Confluence
2 1 (1.23%) CMS
2 1 (1.23%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (1.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.23%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.47%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (1.23%) Lawson
2 1 (1.23%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.47%) BlazeMeter
1 2 (2.47%) GitHub
1 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.47%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.23%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 33 (40.74%) Selenium
2 22 (27.16%) JIRA
3 19 (23.46%) Cucumber
4 14 (17.28%) SoapUI
5 12 (14.81%) SpecFlow
6 8 (9.88%) HP UFT
6 8 (9.88%) Jenkins
7 7 (8.64%) Git (software)
7 7 (8.64%) JMeter
7 7 (8.64%) LoadRunner
7 7 (8.64%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (7.41%) Visual Studio
9 4 (4.94%) WebDriver
10 3 (3.70%) FitNesse
10 3 (3.70%) Zephyr
11 2 (2.47%) Artifactory
11 2 (2.47%) Eclipse
11 2 (2.47%) JUnit
11 2 (2.47%) Maven
11 2 (2.47%) NUnit
General
1 14 (17.28%) Banking
1 14 (17.28%) Finance
2 6 (7.41%) Publishing
3 5 (6.17%) Retail Banking
4 4 (4.94%) Private Banking
5 3 (3.70%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.70%) Retail
6 2 (2.47%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.23%) Automotive
7 1 (1.23%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.23%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.35%) .NET
1 10 (12.35%) Web Services
2 6 (7.41%) SOAP
3 5 (6.17%) Gherkin
4 4 (4.94%) XML
5 3 (3.70%) JSON
6 2 (2.47%) CSS
6 2 (2.47%) HTML
6 2 (2.47%) REST
6 2 (2.47%) RESTful
7 1 (1.23%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.23%) Entity Framework
7 1 (1.23%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.23%) HTML5
7 1 (1.23%) jQuery
7 1 (1.23%) Node.js
7 1 (1.23%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.64%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.94%) Computer Science
2 4 (4.94%) User Experience
3 2 (2.47%) Credit Risk
3 2 (2.47%) Derivative
3 2 (2.47%) Market Risk
4 1 (1.23%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (1.23%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.23%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.23%) OTC Derivatives
4 1 (1.23%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.70%) Linux
2 2 (2.47%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (61.73%) Test Automation
3 32 (39.51%) BDD
4 27 (33.33%) TDD
5 24 (29.63%) Scrum
6 21 (25.93%) Test Scripting
7 18 (22.22%) User Stories
8 16 (19.75%) Manual Testing
9 15 (18.52%) User Acceptance Testing
10 13 (16.05%) API Testing
10 13 (16.05%) Regression Testing
11 11 (13.58%) Exploratory Testing
12 10 (12.35%) Acceptance Criteria
12 10 (12.35%) Kanban
13 9 (11.11%) E-Commerce
14 8 (9.88%) Analytics
14 8 (9.88%) Scenario Testing
15 7 (8.64%) Load Testing
15 7 (8.64%) Smoke Testing
15 7 (8.64%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 17 (20.99%) Java
2 11 (13.58%) SQL
3 10 (12.35%) C#
4 9 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 5 (6.17%) VB
6 3 (3.70%) Ruby
7 2 (2.47%) Groovy
7 2 (2.47%) VBScript
8 1 (1.23%) C
8 1 (1.23%) F#
8 1 (1.23%) Python
8 1 (1.23%) Scala
Qualifications
1 30 (37.04%) ISEB
2 20 (24.69%) ISTQB
3 4 (4.94%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (4.94%) Degree
4 3 (3.70%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.47%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (2.47%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.23%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (27.16%) QA
2 2 (2.47%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (1.23%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 9 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.47%) Kibana
Vendors
1 11 (13.58%) HP
1 11 (13.58%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.17%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (2.47%) Atlassian
3 2 (2.47%) Oracle
4 1 (1.23%) Capita
4 1 (1.23%) Murex
4 1 (1.23%) New Relic
4 1 (1.23%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.23%) Siebel
4 1 (1.23%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.23%) Workday