The median contractor rate for an Agile Test Analyst was £363 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 574 596 574
Rank change year-on-year +22 -22  
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Test Analyst 41 49 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.087% 0.091% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.092% 0.096% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 38 38
Median daily rate £363 £325 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.53% +6.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £450 £383
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £325 £300
% change year-on-year +11.53% +8.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 44408 51163 53304
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.74% 94.88% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 28718 33369 33474
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £572
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1380 1506 2056
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.57 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Agile Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Agile Test Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Test Analyst in the UK

Agile Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Test Analyst in the UK

Agile Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Test Analyst over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Test Analyst in the UK

Agile Test Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Agile Test Analyst in the UK

Agile Test Analyst
Top 28 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +35 37 £369 +13.46% 10
London +17 13 £425 +13.33% 5
South East +16 10 £375 -1.31% 1
Surrey +10 7 £375 -1.96% 1
West Midlands +29 5 £288 +15.00% 1
East of England -4 4 £406 +25.00% 1
Edinburgh - 4 £363 -
Scotland - 4 £363 -
City of London +4 3 £475 +13.09% 2
Woking - 3 £375 -
Birmingham - 3 £288 -
North West +16 2 £225 -25.00%
Manchester +6 2 £225 -25.00%
Luton - 2 £319 -
Essex - 2 £488 -
Bedfordshire - 2 £319 -
Yorkshire +25 1 - -
West Yorkshire +21 1 - -
South West +11 1 £375 +25.00% 2
Leeds +11 1 - -
Hampshire +8 1 £285 -1.72%
Wiltshire +5 1 £375 +25.00% 1
Tyne and Wear - 1 £400 -
North East - 1 £400 -
Berkshire - 1 £450 -
Staines - 1 - -
Southampton - 1 £285 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £400 -

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 featuring Agile Test Analyst in the job title.

1 81 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (64.20%) Test Automation
3 29 (35.80%) SQL
4 25 (30.86%) Scrum
5 24 (29.63%) ISEB
6 20 (24.69%) JIRA
6 20 (24.69%) ISTQB
6 20 (24.69%) BDD
7 19 (23.46%) Manual Testing
7 19 (23.46%) Java
8 18 (22.22%) C#
8 18 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (20.99%) SpecFlow
10 16 (19.75%) Team Foundation Server
11 15 (18.52%) Microsoft
12 13 (16.05%) TDD
12 13 (16.05%) Software Testing
12 13 (16.05%) Selenium
12 13 (16.05%) Cucumber
13 12 (14.81%) Test Scripting
13 12 (14.81%) Finance
13 12 (14.81%) Regression Testing
14 11 (13.58%) HP UFT
14 11 (13.58%) HP
14 11 (13.58%) SQL Server
14 11 (13.58%) Visual Studio
14 11 (13.58%) Linux
14 11 (13.58%) Test Strategy
14 11 (13.58%) DevOps
15 10 (12.35%) Functional Testing

Agile Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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%) CMS
2 3 (3.70%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.70%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (2.47%) Apache
4 1 (1.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.47%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 5 (6.17%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (4.94%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.23%) GitHub
1 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.23%) DNS
1 1 (1.23%) HTTP
1 1 (1.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.58%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.70%) MySQL
3 1 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.23%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 20 (24.69%) JIRA
2 17 (20.99%) SpecFlow
3 16 (19.75%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (16.05%) Cucumber
4 13 (16.05%) Selenium
5 11 (13.58%) HP UFT
5 11 (13.58%) Visual Studio
6 7 (8.64%) SoapUI
7 5 (6.17%) Git (software)
7 5 (6.17%) WebDriver
8 4 (4.94%) FitNesse
9 3 (3.70%) Gatling
9 3 (3.70%) Jenkins
9 3 (3.70%) JMeter
9 3 (3.70%) Subversion
10 2 (2.47%) Calabash
10 2 (2.47%) TestNG
11 1 (1.23%) Capybara
11 1 (1.23%) Protractor
11 1 (1.23%) Sahi
General
1 12 (14.81%) Finance
2 9 (11.11%) Banking
3 5 (6.17%) Retail
4 4 (4.94%) Retail Banking
5 3 (3.70%) Electronics
5 3 (3.70%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.70%) Marketing
5 3 (3.70%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.47%) Legal
6 2 (2.47%) Private Banking
7 1 (1.23%) Billing
7 1 (1.23%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.23%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.88%) Gherkin
2 7 (8.64%) XML
3 6 (7.41%) JSON
4 5 (6.17%) SOAP
4 5 (6.17%) Web Services
5 4 (4.94%) HTML
6 3 (3.70%) CSS
6 3 (3.70%) JSON Schema
6 3 (3.70%) Middleware
6 3 (3.70%) WSDL
6 3 (3.70%) XSD
7 1 (1.23%) .NET
7 1 (1.23%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.23%) Behat
7 1 (1.23%) Flash
7 1 (1.23%) Node.js
7 1 (1.23%) REST
7 1 (1.23%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.41%) Mobile App
2 5 (6.17%) User Experience
3 4 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.70%) Credit Risk
4 3 (3.70%) Market Risk
5 1 (1.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.23%) NHS
5 1 (1.23%) Online Banking
5 1 (1.23%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.58%) Linux
2 3 (3.70%) Mac OS X
3 2 (2.47%) Windows
4 1 (1.23%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (64.20%) Test Automation
3 25 (30.86%) Scrum
4 20 (24.69%) BDD
5 19 (23.46%) Manual Testing
6 18 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (16.05%) Software Testing
7 13 (16.05%) TDD
8 12 (14.81%) Regression Testing
8 12 (14.81%) Test Scripting
9 11 (13.58%) DevOps
9 11 (13.58%) Test Strategy
10 10 (12.35%) Functional Testing
11 9 (11.11%) Integration Testing
11 9 (11.11%) Test Management
12 8 (9.88%) Non-Functional Testing
12 8 (9.88%) System Testing
13 6 (7.41%) Defect Management
13 6 (7.41%) Kanban
13 6 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (35.80%) SQL
2 19 (23.46%) Java
3 18 (22.22%) C#
4 7 (8.64%) Python
5 6 (7.41%) VBScript
6 5 (6.17%) F#
6 5 (6.17%) JavaScript
7 4 (4.94%) Groovy
8 2 (2.47%) C
8 2 (2.47%) C++
8 2 (2.47%) Scala
8 2 (2.47%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.23%) PHP
9 1 (1.23%) Ruby
9 1 (1.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 24 (29.63%) ISEB
2 20 (24.69%) ISTQB
3 7 (8.64%) Security Cleared
4 6 (7.41%) SC Cleared
5 4 (4.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.23%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.64%) QA
2 3 (3.70%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (3.70%) Dodd-Frank
Systems Management
1 6 (7.41%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (3.70%) Ansible
3 1 (1.23%) Kibana
Vendors
1 15 (18.52%) Microsoft
2 11 (13.58%) HP
3 6 (7.41%) Oracle
4 3 (3.70%) SAP
4 3 (3.70%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.23%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.23%) Twitter
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