Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 17 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
England > London
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 575 560 564
Rank change year-on-year -15 +4 +20
Contract jobs citing Agile Testing 52 63 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.11% 0.14% 0.100%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.16% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 49 31
London median daily rate £425 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -10.53% +35.71%
10th Percentile £357 £373 £306
90th Percentile £525 £490 £588
England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England 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 London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 40725 39072 39570
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 86.97% 86.26% 83.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 29617 28032 28294
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £288
90th Percentile £669 £644 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 381 402 477
London median hourly rate £22.50 £21.89 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.79% +9.45% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.31 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.26 £50.00
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.03 £22.50
% change year-on-year -0.12% +6.80% +18.42%

Agile Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Agile Testing in London

Agile Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Testing in London

Agile Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Testing in London over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Testing in London

Agile Testing
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Testing within the London region over the 6 months to 17 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
Central London -2 19 £423 -0.59% 1
East London - 1 - -
Agile Testing
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 London region with a requirement for Agile Testing.

1 52 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (67.31%) Test Scripting
3 29 (55.77%) C#
4 28 (53.85%) .NET
5 26 (50.00%) Java
6 24 (46.15%) XML
7 23 (44.23%) HTML
7 23 (44.23%) ASP.NET Web API
8 22 (42.31%) JavaScript
8 22 (42.31%) SQL
8 22 (42.31%) SQL Server
9 21 (40.38%) TDD
9 21 (40.38%) Node.js
9 21 (40.38%) AngularJS
10 19 (36.54%) REST
11 18 (34.62%) NoSQL
11 18 (34.62%) API Development
11 18 (34.62%) API Integration
11 18 (34.62%) SOAP
11 18 (34.62%) HTTP
11 18 (34.62%) Active Directory
11 18 (34.62%) Test Automation
12 16 (30.77%) JSON
12 16 (30.77%) QA
12 16 (30.77%) RabbitMQ
12 16 (30.77%) User Stories
12 16 (30.77%) Apigee
13 15 (28.85%) OO
14 14 (26.92%) Web Services
14 14 (26.92%) Document Management

Agile Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 2 (3.85%) Documentum
1 2 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.92%) Confluence
2 1 (1.92%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.77%) GitHub
3 2 (3.85%) SaaS
4 1 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (34.62%) HTTP
2 1 (1.92%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (42.31%) SQL Server
2 18 (34.62%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (23.08%) Selenium
2 9 (17.31%) WebDriver
3 7 (13.46%) Jenkins
4 6 (11.54%) SpecFlow
5 5 (9.62%) Mockito
5 5 (9.62%) Moq
6 4 (7.69%) dotCover
6 4 (7.69%) NDepend
6 4 (7.69%) Visual Studio
7 3 (5.77%) Cucumber
7 3 (5.77%) JMeter
7 3 (5.77%) TeamCity
8 2 (3.85%) Gatling
8 2 (3.85%) GitLab
8 2 (3.85%) HP UFT
8 2 (3.85%) JIRA
8 2 (3.85%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (3.85%) Protractor
9 1 (1.92%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (1.92%) Zephyr
General
1 13 (25.00%) Law
1 13 (25.00%) Legal
2 6 (11.54%) Finance
3 4 (7.69%) Banking
4 1 (1.92%) Dutch Language
4 1 (1.92%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (38.46%) Developer
2 11 (21.15%) Agile Developer
2 11 (21.15%) JavaScript Developer
3 7 (13.46%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (13.46%) QA Engineer
4 5 (9.62%) Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) .NET Developer
5 4 (7.69%) Test Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) Test Manager
6 3 (5.77%) Tester
7 2 (3.85%) Applications Tester
7 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Azure Developer
7 2 (3.85%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (3.85%) C# Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Mobile Tester
7 2 (3.85%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) QA Tester
7 2 (3.85%) Senior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (53.85%) .NET
2 24 (46.15%) XML
3 23 (44.23%) ASP.NET Web API
3 23 (44.23%) HTML
4 21 (40.38%) AngularJS
4 21 (40.38%) Node.js
5 19 (36.54%) REST
6 18 (34.62%) SOAP
7 16 (30.77%) JSON
7 16 (30.77%) RabbitMQ
8 14 (26.92%) Web Services
9 12 (23.08%) RESTful
10 10 (19.23%) WCF
11 6 (11.54%) .NET Core
12 3 (5.77%) CSS
12 3 (5.77%) CSS3
12 3 (5.77%) HTML5
13 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET
13 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
13 2 (3.85%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.23%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (13.46%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.85%) Equities
3 2 (3.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (3.85%) PDA
4 1 (1.92%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.92%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.85%) Linux
1 2 (3.85%) Windows
1 2 (3.85%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (67.31%) Test Scripting
3 21 (40.38%) TDD
4 18 (34.62%) API Development
4 18 (34.62%) API Integration
4 18 (34.62%) Test Automation
5 16 (30.77%) User Stories
6 15 (28.85%) OO
7 14 (26.92%) Document Management
8 13 (25.00%) Scrum
9 12 (23.08%) Unit Testing
10 11 (21.15%) BDD
11 10 (19.23%) Process Improvement
11 10 (19.23%) Software Engineering
12 9 (17.31%) DevOps
12 9 (17.31%) OOP
13 8 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (15.38%) E-Commerce
14 7 (13.46%) Pair Programming
15 6 (11.54%) Inversion of Control
Programming Languages
1 29 (55.77%) C#
2 26 (50.00%) Java
3 22 (42.31%) JavaScript
3 22 (42.31%) SQL
4 7 (13.46%) PowerShell
5 5 (9.62%) Python
6 3 (5.77%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.85%) ES6
8 1 (1.92%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (3.85%) ISEB
1 2 (3.85%) ISEB Practitioner
1 2 (3.85%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.92%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (30.77%) QA
2 3 (5.77%) MiFID
3 2 (3.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.92%) PMO
System Software
1 18 (34.62%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.92%) Docker
2 1 (1.92%) KVM
Systems Management
1 5 (9.62%) Ansible
1 5 (9.62%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (9.62%) Puppet
2 4 (7.69%) Terraform
3 2 (3.85%) Grafana
3 2 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (3.85%) Kibana
3 2 (3.85%) logstash
Vendors
1 16 (30.77%) Apigee
2 12 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.77%) Oracle
4 1 (1.92%) Charles River
4 1 (1.92%) HP
4 1 (1.92%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.92%) Splunk
4 1 (1.92%) VMware