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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
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
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £303
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +5.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £23.19 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+50.94% -24.59%
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
50 26 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cumbria 68.49% 56.52% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 15 7
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 7 7
Average hourly rate £49.50 £44.25 £15.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.86% +187.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £40.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £45.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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