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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank - 20 -
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cumbria - 0.83% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.32% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £540 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £316 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -2.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
- -0.79%
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
37 76 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cumbria 82.22% 62.81% 52.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 39 10
Median daily rate £490 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £540 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 26 7
Median hourly rate £45.50 £47.39 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.98% +57.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.39 £42.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.39 £57.75 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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