The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
London / City of London
Rank 144 136 162
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +26
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 10 15 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.34% 0.49% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.57% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 21
Median daily rate £463 £375 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £298 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £328 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.76% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £29.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+42.24% -17.14%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2536 2610 4196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 86.11% 84.96% 81.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 2017 2057 3300
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £320 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 25 35
Median hourly rate £50.75 £35.60 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.57% +74.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.99 £18.85 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London 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 the City of London

Software Testing
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Software Testing Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Software Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Testing across the City of London region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

Software Testing Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Software Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Software Testing Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 City of London region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 15 (55.56%) QA
2 14 (51.85%) Finance
3 12 (44.44%) SQL
3 12 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
4 11 (40.74%) JIRA
4 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (40.74%) Regression Testing
5 9 (33.33%) Test Scripting
6 8 (29.63%) Test Automation
7 7 (25.93%) Exploratory Testing
8 6 (22.22%) SDLC
8 6 (22.22%) BDD
8 6 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
8 6 (22.22%) Manual Testing
8 6 (22.22%) Oracle
8 6 (22.22%) HP
9 5 (18.52%) Client/Server
9 5 (18.52%) Scrum
9 5 (18.52%) TDD
9 5 (18.52%) Business Analysis
9 5 (18.52%) Selenium
9 5 (18.52%) Defect Management
10 4 (14.81%) Git (software)
10 4 (14.81%) Cucumber
10 4 (14.81%) Gherkin
10 4 (14.81%) Jenkins
10 4 (14.81%) Oracle Payables
10 4 (14.81%) Oracle Receivables
10 4 (14.81%) Oracle Assets
10 4 (14.81%) Oracle Internet Expenses

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle Assets
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle General Ledger
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle Internet Expenses
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle iProcurement
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle Payables
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (3.70%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) FTP
2 1 (3.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
2 2 (7.41%) SQLPlus
3 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (40.74%) JIRA
2 5 (18.52%) Selenium
3 4 (14.81%) Cucumber
3 4 (14.81%) Git (software)
3 4 (14.81%) Jenkins
4 3 (11.11%) HP UFT
5 2 (7.41%) Appium
5 2 (7.41%) Eclipse
5 2 (7.41%) Selenium IDE
5 2 (7.41%) SoapUI
5 2 (7.41%) Subversion
5 2 (7.41%) Toad
5 2 (7.41%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (7.41%) WebDriver
6 1 (3.70%) Android Studio
6 1 (3.70%) Calabash
6 1 (3.70%) CasperJS
6 1 (3.70%) FogBugz
6 1 (3.70%) Hudson
6 1 (3.70%) Mocha
General
1 14 (51.85%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.70%) Law
3 1 (3.70%) Marketing
3 1 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 15 (55.56%) Analyst
2 9 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Oracle Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Tester
4 3 (11.11%) Agile Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Asset Management Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Financial Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Oracle Financials Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Asset Management Business Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Charles River Business Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Compliance Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Compliance Business Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Developer in Test
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Software Tester
5 2 (7.41%) Software Tester
5 2 (7.41%) Support Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) .NET
1 4 (14.81%) Gherkin
2 3 (11.11%) HTML
3 2 (7.41%) HTML5
3 2 (7.41%) JSP
3 2 (7.41%) SOAP
3 2 (7.41%) Web Services
3 2 (7.41%) XML
4 1 (3.70%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.70%) Express
4 1 (3.70%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Client/Server
2 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.41%) Fintech
2 2 (7.41%) Life Science
2 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.41%) Reinsurance
3 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.70%) Equities
3 1 (3.70%) Fixed Income
3 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Unix
2 2 (7.41%) Windows
3 1 (3.70%) Android
3 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
2 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (40.74%) Regression Testing
3 9 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 8 (29.63%) Test Automation
5 7 (25.93%) Exploratory Testing
6 6 (22.22%) BDD
6 6 (22.22%) Manual Testing
6 6 (22.22%) SDLC
7 5 (18.52%) Business Analysis
7 5 (18.52%) Defect Management
7 5 (18.52%) Scrum
7 5 (18.52%) TDD
8 4 (14.81%) Migration
8 4 (14.81%) Test Management
9 3 (11.11%) API Testing
9 3 (11.11%) Asset Management
9 3 (11.11%) Change Management
9 3 (11.11%) Defect Tracking
9 3 (11.11%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (44.44%) SQL
2 3 (11.11%) C#
2 3 (11.11%) Java
3 2 (7.41%) C
3 2 (7.41%) Perl
3 2 (7.41%) PHP
3 2 (7.41%) Ruby
3 2 (7.41%) VBScript
4 1 (3.70%) C++
4 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.70%) Python
4 1 (3.70%) Scala
4 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Degree
2 3 (11.11%) ISEB
2 3 (11.11%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.70%) IBM Certification
3 1 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (55.56%) QA
2 2 (7.41%) SLA
2 2 (7.41%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 6 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) HP
1 6 (22.22%) Oracle
2 3 (11.11%) Charles River
3 2 (7.41%) Guidewire
4 1 (3.70%) Cognos
4 1 (3.70%) IBM
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.70%) SAP
4 1 (3.70%) Xamarin
4 1 (3.70%) Yardi
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