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 30 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
30 May 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 - 0.98% -
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 £340 £322 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.50% -0.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £37.50
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
51 76 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cumbria 82.26% 74.51% 48.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 28 14
Median daily rate £355 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.97% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £540 £427
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 33 8
Median hourly rate £47.20 £47.39 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.41% +18.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.27 £34.40 £25.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.91 £75.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

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