The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
London / Croydon
Rank 35 30 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 1.34% 0.44% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.50% 0.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £385 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £325 £348
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -6.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £29.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+46.55% -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 Croydon region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
200 200 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 89.29% 88.89% 81.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 152 59
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £300 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £585 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £43.50 £12.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+248.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Croydon 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 Croydon

Software Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Software Testing Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 18 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 Croydon region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) User Acceptance Testing
1 5 (71.43%) Waterfall
2 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (57.14%) Business Analysis
2 4 (57.14%) Requirements Analysis
2 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (57.14%) SDLC
3 3 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (42.86%) Data Analytics
3 3 (42.86%) Analytics
4 2 (28.57%) Use Case
5 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
5 1 (14.29%) OWASP
5 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
5 1 (14.29%) Open Source
5 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
5 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (14.29%) Test Planning
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (14.29%) REST
5 1 (14.29%) CQRS
5 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (14.29%) ISEB
5 1 (14.29%) C
5 1 (14.29%) Java
5 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 1 (14.29%) SOAP
5 1 (14.29%) Web Services

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Burp Suite
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
1 1 (14.29%) JMeter
1 1 (14.29%) Protractor
1 1 (14.29%) TestRail
1 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Business Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Test Lead
3 1 (14.29%) Java Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Tester
3 1 (14.29%) UAT Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) REST
1 1 (14.29%) SOAP
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) User Acceptance Testing
1 5 (71.43%) Waterfall
2 4 (57.14%) Business Analysis
2 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (57.14%) Requirements Analysis
2 4 (57.14%) SDLC
2 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (42.86%) Analytics
3 3 (42.86%) Data Analytics
4 2 (28.57%) Use Case
5 1 (14.29%) CQRS
5 1 (14.29%) CRM
5 1 (14.29%) Defect Management
5 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL
5 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Open Source
5 1 (14.29%) OWASP
5 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA