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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank - 11 -
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton - 3.23% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 4.76% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £213 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.66%
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
6 21 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 60.00% 67.74% 88.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 17 7
Median daily rate £360 £263 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.14% -30.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.63%

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