The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank - 42 31
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton - 0.39% 1.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.47% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Average daily rate - £320 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +113.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £23.25
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +50.53%
Software Testing
East Sussex

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
105 213 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 68.18% 82.88% 80.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 124 72
Average daily rate £350 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £175 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £536
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 7
Average hourly rate £39.00 £21.58 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.72% +43.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £19.00 £13.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £57.50 £15.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Testing across the Brighton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

Software Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

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

Software Testing Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

Software Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

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

Software Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

Software Testing
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) WinRunner
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) WinRunner
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB