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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank - 14 -
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth - 1.39% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.79% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £215 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £29.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
+46.55% -10.07%
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
49 56 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 76.56% 77.78% 77.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 39 42
Median daily rate £400 £385 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +18.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £240 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £600 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 6
Median hourly rate £14.50 - £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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 7 December 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