The first table below looks at the demand for Software Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Bracknell region.

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.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank - 32 20
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell - 0.79% 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.29% 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £315 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £11.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+160.86% -58.92%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
182 155 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 81.25% 61.26% 58.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 54 29
Average daily rate £388 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 3
Average hourly rate £16.00 £26.75 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.18% -0.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
Software Testing
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Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Testing across the Bracknell region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 12 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell region citing Software Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Software Testing.

1 5 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) xDSL
3 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications
3 1 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (20.00%) Billing
3 1 (20.00%) DSL
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (20.00%) Middleware
3 1 (20.00%) Remedy

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell region citing Software Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Software Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) xDSL
1 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications
1 1 (20.00%) DSL
General
1 5 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Delivery Manager
1 3 (60.00%) Environment Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Middleware
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco
1 1 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (20.00%) Remedy