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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Black-Box Testing over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Black-Box Testing
Rank - - 64
Contract jobs citing Black-Box Testing 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - - 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £163
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £250 £275
% change year-on-year
+28.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £31.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+31.74% +5.00%
Black-Box Testing
West Midlands

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
610 541 543
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 78.71% 73.71% 72.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 406 341 318
Median daily rate £400 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 19
Median hourly rate £23.00 £21.53 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.85% -21.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.61 £12.35 £8.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £42.50 £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +28.15%

Black-Box Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing Black-Box Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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