The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 48 49 42
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 2 8 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.39% 1.36% 3.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 1.70% 4.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 16
Median daily rate £328 £278 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.01% -4.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £258 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £312 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £29.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.14%
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 Cambridgeshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
407 470 550
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 78.72% 79.80% 81.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 287 314
Median daily rate £400 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £278 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 39 52
Median hourly rate £36.75 £37.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.59 £17.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £57.50 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 Cambridgeshire

Software Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Software Testing Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Software Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Software Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Software Testing
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Testing within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Peterborough +2 2 £328 +31.00% 1
Software Testing
East of England

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 21 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (62.50%) Test Scripting
2 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (50.00%) QA
2 4 (50.00%) Selenium
2 4 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 4 (50.00%) WebDriver
3 3 (37.50%) Cucumber
3 3 (37.50%) BDD
3 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
3 3 (37.50%) Automation Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (37.50%) Appium
3 3 (37.50%) Defect Management
3 3 (37.50%) Back Office
3 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) LabVIEW
3 3 (37.50%) C
3 3 (37.50%) C#
3 3 (37.50%) C++
3 3 (37.50%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) Eclipse
3 3 (37.50%) TDD
3 3 (37.50%) Banking
3 3 (37.50%) JBehave
3 3 (37.50%) Code Coverage
3 3 (37.50%) Network Security
3 3 (37.50%) Atlassian Bamboo

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Selenium
1 4 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 3 (37.50%) Appium
2 3 (37.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (37.50%) Cucumber
2 3 (37.50%) Eclipse
2 3 (37.50%) JBehave
2 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 3 (37.50%) LabVIEW
3 1 (12.50%) HP UFT
General
1 3 (37.50%) Back Office
1 3 (37.50%) Banking
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) Test Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Test Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Software Test Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (62.50%) Test Scripting
2 4 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (37.50%) Automation Testing
3 3 (37.50%) BDD
3 3 (37.50%) Code Coverage
3 3 (37.50%) Defect Management
3 3 (37.50%) TDD
4 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 1 (12.50%) Refactoring
5 1 (12.50%) Scrum
5 1 (12.50%) Test Management
5 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) C
1 3 (37.50%) C#
1 3 (37.50%) C++
1 3 (37.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (12.50%) ISEB
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) SAP
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
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