The table below looks at the statistics for Black-Box Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Black-Box Testing over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Black-Box Testing
Rank - 57 56
Contract jobs citing Black-Box Testing 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - 0.15% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.22% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £325 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £240 £293 £119
% change year-on-year
-17.94% +146.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
489 451 416
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 65.03% 69.60% 66.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 302 221
Average daily rate £375 £350 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £230 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 7 11
Average hourly rate £22.00 £34.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.29% +126.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.25 £11.80 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £44.00 £39.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

Black-Box Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Black-Box Testing across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Black-Box Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Black-Box Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Black-Box Testing across the Birmingham region.

Black-Box Testing Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Black-Box Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Black-Box Testing across the Birmingham region.

Black-Box Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Black-Box Testing
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Black-Box Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Black-Box Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing

Black-Box Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Black-Box Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Black-Box Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java