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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank - - 9
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cumbria - - 4.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £311 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
-4.23% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-6.04% +0.67%
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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
81 25 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cumbria 75.70% 50.00% 79.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 14 12
Average daily rate £415 £375 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £250 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £475 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 8 4
Average hourly rate £49.50 £45.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +63.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £24.60 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £75.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -3.12%

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