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 June 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
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 112 120
Rank change year-on-year +9 +8  
Contract jobs citing Agile Testing 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.11% 0.051% 0.047%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.064% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £319 £325 £318
% change year-on-year -1.92% +2.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.00 -

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 1467 1569 1802
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 81.59% 79.89% 84.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 870 1006 1159
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 78 90
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +23.07%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.15 £57.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Agile Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for Agile Testing.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) DB2
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy

Agile Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) DB2
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft