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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
London / Croydon
Rank 27 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 2.40% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.82% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Median daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £40.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-38.27% +15.71%

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
177 245 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 85.10% 89.74% 81.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 208 70
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 £322 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £20.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -50.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

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 25 February 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 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 8 (80.00%) Waterfall
2 7 (70.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (50.00%) Use Case
4 4 (40.00%) TestRail
4 4 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (40.00%) SDLC
4 4 (40.00%) Defect Management
4 4 (40.00%) ITIL
4 4 (40.00%) Business Analysis
4 4 (40.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (40.00%) ISEB
4 4 (40.00%) JIRA
4 4 (40.00%) QA
4 4 (40.00%) Functional Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (30.00%) Data Analytics
5 3 (30.00%) Analytics
6 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
6 1 (10.00%) Test Planning
6 1 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (10.00%) Burp Suite
6 1 (10.00%) Protractor
6 1 (10.00%) Exploratory Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (10.00%) REST
6 1 (10.00%) CQRS
6 1 (10.00%) Computer Science

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 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) JIRA
1 4 (40.00%) TestRail
2 1 (10.00%) Burp Suite
2 1 (10.00%) JMeter
2 1 (10.00%) Protractor
2 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Business Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Tester
2 4 (40.00%) UAT Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Automation Test Lead
3 1 (10.00%) Java Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) REST
1 1 (10.00%) SOAP
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 8 (80.00%) Waterfall
2 7 (70.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (50.00%) Use Case
4 4 (40.00%) Business Analysis
4 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (40.00%) Defect Management
4 4 (40.00%) Functional Testing
4 4 (40.00%) ITIL
4 4 (40.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 4 (40.00%) SDLC
5 3 (30.00%) Analytics
5 3 (30.00%) Data Analytics
6 1 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (10.00%) CRM
6 1 (10.00%) Exploratory Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Security Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C
1 1 (10.00%) Java
1 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) ISEB
1 4 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) QA