The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 27 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 46 47 44
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.27% 0.26% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.35% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £300 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.42% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Software Testing
Cambridgeshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
299 285 297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 82.14% 75.40% 80.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 204 183
Median daily rate £413 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £488 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 16 31
Median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £25.00 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £43.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridge 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 Cambridge

Software Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Software Testing Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Software Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Software Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 5 (71.43%) Scrum
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Automated Testing
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
3 3 (42.86%) SoapUI
3 3 (42.86%) Process Improvement
3 3 (42.86%) Groovy
3 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
3 3 (42.86%) Defect Management
3 3 (42.86%) Ant
3 3 (42.86%) C#
3 3 (42.86%) SOAP
3 3 (42.86%) Web Services
3 3 (42.86%) XML
3 3 (42.86%) WSDL
3 3 (42.86%) ISEB
3 3 (42.86%) ISEB Practitioner
3 3 (42.86%) Maven
3 3 (42.86%) JIRA
3 3 (42.86%) Selenium
4 2 (28.57%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) Python
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
5 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
5 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Ant
1 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
1 3 (42.86%) JIRA
1 3 (42.86%) Maven
1 3 (42.86%) Selenium
1 3 (42.86%) SoapUI
2 1 (14.29%) HP UFT
2 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Test Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) Test Automation Engineer
3 3 (42.86%) UI Engineer
4 2 (28.57%) Software Test Engineer
4 2 (28.57%) Software Tester
4 2 (28.57%) Systems Test Engineer
4 2 (28.57%) Tester
5 1 (14.29%) Analyst
5 1 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce Engineer
5 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) SOAP
1 3 (42.86%) Web Services
1 3 (42.86%) WSDL
1 3 (42.86%) XML
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) Scrum
2 4 (57.14%) Automated Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
3 3 (42.86%) Defect Management
3 3 (42.86%) Process Improvement
4 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Test Management
5 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) Groovy
3 2 (28.57%) Python
4 1 (14.29%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) ISEB
1 3 (42.86%) ISEB Practitioner
2 2 (28.57%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) SAP
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