The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 25 39 23
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -16
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 0.74% 0.81% 1.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 0.91% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £285 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -32.94%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.66%
Software Testing
West Yorkshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bradford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
113 219 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 83.09% 89.02% 71.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 99 71
Median daily rate £400 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £225 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 1
Median hourly rate £23.00 £16.72 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.55% -66.56%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.63%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bradford 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 Bradford

Software Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

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

Software Testing Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

Software Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

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

Software Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

Software Testing
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 Bradford region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Hedge funds
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) TestPartner

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford 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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) TestPartner
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Manual Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Software Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Hedge funds
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle