The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 37 34 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 0.60% 1.07% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 1.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Median daily rate £340 £420 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.04% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.85 £37.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-59.86% +9.62%
Software Testing
Berkshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
293 225 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 88.25% 80.36% 78.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 91 101
Median daily rate £450 £322 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.75% -14.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £190 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 29 7
Median hourly rate £13.00 £32.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% +103.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £40.00 £52.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bracknell 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 Bracknell

Software Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

Software Testing Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

Software Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Bracknell

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Bracknell region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

Software Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Bracknell

Software Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Software Testing across the Bracknell region.

Software Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

Software Testing
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 Bracknell region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA