The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 34 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 11 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 3.00% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.91% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£250 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.80 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £20.25 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+72.83% -40.87%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Coventry region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
281 221 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 76.57% 78.09% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 70 136
Average daily rate £363 £338 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £216 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £471 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 20 9
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.18 £28.50 £24.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Software Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Software Testing Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

Software Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Software Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 18 (90.00%) Project Management
1 18 (90.00%) Manufacturing
1 18 (90.00%) Validation
1 18 (90.00%) PLM
2 14 (70.00%) Time Management
2 14 (70.00%) Data Architecture
2 14 (70.00%) PDM
2 14 (70.00%) Migration
2 14 (70.00%) DELMIA
2 14 (70.00%) CAD
2 14 (70.00%) Automotive
2 14 (70.00%) Requirements Management
3 12 (60.00%) ENOVIA
3 12 (60.00%) SAP
3 12 (60.00%) Business Transformation
4 4 (20.00%) Degree
4 4 (20.00%) Benchmarking
4 4 (20.00%) Change Management
4 4 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (20.00%) Logistics
4 4 (20.00%) Business Continuity
5 2 (10.00%) Information Management
5 2 (10.00%) Finance
5 2 (10.00%) BPR
6 1 (5.00%) HP
6 1 (5.00%) ISEB
6 1 (5.00%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (5.00%) LoadRunner
6 1 (5.00%) EPoS
6 1 (5.00%) Java

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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.

Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (70.00%) DELMIA
2 12 (60.00%) ENOVIA
3 1 (5.00%) Retail-J
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (5.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (5.00%) Selenium
General
1 18 (90.00%) Manufacturing
2 14 (70.00%) Automotive
3 2 (10.00%) Finance
4 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (80.00%) Applications Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) Project Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Tester
3 1 (5.00%) Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) Applications Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (90.00%) Project Management
1 18 (90.00%) Validation
1 18 (90.00%) PLM
2 14 (70.00%) Time Management
2 14 (70.00%) Data Architecture
2 14 (70.00%) PDM
2 14 (70.00%) Migration
2 14 (70.00%) CAD
2 14 (70.00%) Requirements Management
3 12 (60.00%) Business Transformation
4 4 (20.00%) Benchmarking
4 4 (20.00%) Change Management
4 4 (20.00%) Logistics
4 4 (20.00%) Business Continuity
5 2 (10.00%) Information Management
5 2 (10.00%) BPR
6 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Test Scripting
6 1 (5.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) Java
1 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
1 1 (5.00%) VBScript
1 1 (5.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) ISEB
2 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) P3O
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) SAP
2 1 (5.00%) HP