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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
West Yorkshire / Bradford
Rank - 30 -
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford - 0.54% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.66% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £300 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £40.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-38.27% +15.71%

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
84 152 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 84.85% 81.72% 82.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 98 103
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £588 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 15
Median hourly rate £27.31 £18.00 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.72% +7.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.98 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.24 £22.50 £29.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC

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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB