The first table below looks at the demand for Software Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Crawley region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Crawley region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank - 22 33
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 0 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley - 5.17% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 6.87% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 1
Average daily rate
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- £320 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £11.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+160.86% -61.01%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Crawley
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
83 131 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 70.94% 75.29% 84.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 106 142
Average daily rate £325 £353 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.80% +4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £438 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 4
Average hourly rate £13.25 £38.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.13% +5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £35.00 £24.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £39.80 £36.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
Software Testing
West Sussex

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

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

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

Software Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

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

Software Testing Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

Software Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Crawley

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

Software Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Crawley

Software Testing
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Crawley 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 4 (100.00%) MS Office
1 4 (100.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (100.00%) Project Management
1 4 (100.00%) Subversion
1 4 (100.00%) Systems Analysis
1 4 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
1 4 (100.00%) QMS
1 4 (100.00%) Change Control

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Crawley 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 (100.00%) MS Office
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 4 (100.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Support Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (100.00%) Project Management
1 4 (100.00%) Systems Analysis
1 4 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 4 (100.00%) QMS
1 4 (100.00%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft