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 31 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 27 20 18
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 0.75% 1.69% 1.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 2.27% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Median daily rate £325 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -20.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.79% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.68 £20.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+18.37% -44.82%
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
107 88 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 80.45% 74.58% 74.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 50 51
Median daily rate £388 £413 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% +13.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £175 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £485 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 7
Median hourly rate £23.75 £37.00 £29.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.81% +24.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.35 £13.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.15 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +26.21%

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 31 August 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