The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bournemouth region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 23 - 19
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 0.72% - 1.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% - 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £325 - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.25 £37.65
% change year-on-year
+0.67% -1.06%
Software Testing
Dorset

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bournemouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
109 80 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 78.99% 80.00% 70.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 44 47
Median daily rate £400 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £188 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 4
Median hourly rate £25.50 £26.13 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.39% -5.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.09%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bournemouth 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 Bournemouth

Software Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Bournemouth

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

Software Testing Daily Rate Trend in Bournemouth

Software Testing
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Software Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bournemouth region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Records Management

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) HP UFT
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Records Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) HP