The table below looks at the statistics 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 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 24 - 20
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 2 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 1.34% - 5.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.79% - 6.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 7
Average daily rate
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£325 - £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £330
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £11.50
% change year-on-year
- +160.86%
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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 Crawley region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Crawley
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
112 85 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 75.17% 71.43% 76.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 49 109
Average daily rate £413 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £220 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 4
Average hourly rate £15.50 £13.25 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.98% -65.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 18 Related IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Use Case
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (50.00%) Black-Box Testing
2 1 (50.00%) API Testing

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Software Tester
1 1 (50.00%) QA Tester
1 1 (50.00%) QA Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Use Case
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
1 1 (50.00%) Black-Box Testing
1 1 (50.00%) API Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA