The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank - - 8
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton - - 4.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £310
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £316 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -2.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
- -0.79%
Software Testing
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bolton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bolton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18 18 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 78.26% 85.71% 85.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 16 6
Median daily rate £325 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £220 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £350 £373
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Median hourly rate £45.00 - £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bolton region citing Software Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

Software Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Bolton

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

Software Testing Daily Rate Trend in Bolton