The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cumbria region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cumbria - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £316 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.76% -2.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.66%
Software Testing
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cumbria region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cumbria
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
61 79 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cumbria 77.22% 78.22% 57.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 19 14
Median daily rate £355 £378 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.96% +0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £453 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 40 10
Median hourly rate £47.39 £49.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.26% +23.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.87 £34.00 £28.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £85.00 £75.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.41
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.35%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cumbria

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cumbria 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 Cumbria