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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 27 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cumbria 0.64% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£540 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
- -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £36.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +92.00%
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
106 20 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cumbria 67.95% 55.56% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 8 9
Average daily rate £350 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £220 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 6 4
Average hourly rate £47.71 £30.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.03% +71.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £15.67 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.13 £40.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cumbria

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

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Cumbria

Software Testing
Contract Job Locations in Cumbria

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Testing within the Cumbria region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Barrow-in-Furness - 1 £540 -
Software Testing
North West

Software Testing
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Cumbria

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cumbria 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 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) PLM
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) System Integration Testing

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cumbria by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cumbria 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Test Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) PLM
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) HP