The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Agile Testing
South East / Hampshire
Rank - 120 122
Contract jobs citing Agile Testing 0 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire - 0.18% 0.093%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.23% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Median daily rate - £450 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +60.71%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £335 £320
% change year-on-year +11.94% +4.68%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Agile Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1472 1739 1762
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 79.83% 79.77% 81.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 890 1170 1010
Median daily rate £425 £375 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -2.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 68 87
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.84% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.15 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.89 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Agile Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire citing Agile Testing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Testing in Hampshire

Agile Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Testing in Hampshire