The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 28 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 60 62 65
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 10 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.18% 0.91% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 1.15% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 6
Median daily rate £325 £350 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +18.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £230 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £383 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.42% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £36.37 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.70%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Software Testing
South West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
681 697 669
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 80.21% 78.94% 80.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 485 525 467
Median daily rate £378 £388 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.58% +6.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £297 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 17 38
Median hourly rate £39.50 £37.04 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.64% +51.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £19.02 £16.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bristol 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 Bristol

Software Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Software Testing Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Software Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

Software Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Software Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Software Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 16 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (56.52%) C#
2 13 (56.52%) SQL
3 10 (43.48%) ISEB
3 10 (43.48%) ISTQB
4 8 (34.78%) GAP Analysis
4 8 (34.78%) OO
4 8 (34.78%) Ruby
4 8 (34.78%) JIRA
4 8 (34.78%) WATIR
4 8 (34.78%) Selenium
4 8 (34.78%) WebDriver
4 8 (34.78%) Git (software)
4 8 (34.78%) Test Automation
4 8 (34.78%) Cucumber
4 8 (34.78%) SpecFlow
4 8 (34.78%) Behat
4 8 (34.78%) Capybara
4 8 (34.78%) Software Delivery
4 8 (34.78%) Rally
5 7 (30.43%) Python
6 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
6 6 (26.09%) Computer Science
6 6 (26.09%) Web Development
6 6 (26.09%) Degree
6 6 (26.09%) TDD
6 6 (26.09%) Front End Development
7 5 (21.74%) .NET
8 4 (17.39%) Scrum
8 4 (17.39%) MVC

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) OpenFlow
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Discoverer
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (34.78%) Capybara
1 8 (34.78%) Cucumber
1 8 (34.78%) Git (software)
1 8 (34.78%) JIRA
1 8 (34.78%) Selenium
1 8 (34.78%) SpecFlow
1 8 (34.78%) WATIR
1 8 (34.78%) WebDriver
2 4 (17.39%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (13.04%) Games
2 2 (8.70%) Banking
2 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Retail
2 2 (8.70%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Developer
2 5 (21.74%) Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) JavaScript Developer
2 5 (21.74%) Test Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Test Automation Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Test Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) .NET Developer
3 4 (17.39%) JavaScript Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Agile Test Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Banking Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Digital Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Agile Tester
6 1 (4.35%) Applications Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Applications Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Architect
6 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Software Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (34.78%) Behat
2 5 (21.74%) .NET
3 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET
3 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (17.39%) CSS
3 4 (17.39%) CSS3
3 4 (17.39%) HTML
3 4 (17.39%) HTML5
3 4 (17.39%) jQuery
4 1 (4.35%) OpenDaylight
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.70%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (34.78%) GAP Analysis
2 8 (34.78%) OO
2 8 (34.78%) Software Delivery
2 8 (34.78%) Test Automation
3 6 (26.09%) Front End Development
3 6 (26.09%) TDD
3 6 (26.09%) Web Development
4 4 (17.39%) MVC
4 4 (17.39%) Scrum
4 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
5 3 (13.04%) Kanban
5 3 (13.04%) Time Management
6 2 (8.70%) Analytics
6 2 (8.70%) Data Analytics
6 2 (8.70%) Information Assurance
6 2 (8.70%) Security Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Validation
7 1 (4.35%) Automated Testing
7 1 (4.35%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) C#
1 13 (56.52%) SQL
2 8 (34.78%) Ruby
3 7 (30.43%) Python
4 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.35%) C
5 1 (4.35%) C++
5 1 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (43.48%) ISEB
1 10 (43.48%) ISTQB
2 6 (26.09%) Degree
3 2 (8.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Rally
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle
Bristol
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