The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Derbyshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank - 42 34
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 0 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire - 0.91% 1.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.16% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £353
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £29.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
+42.24% -10.07%
Software Testing
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Derbyshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Derbyshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
209 258 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 74.11% 78.18% 66.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 164 96
Median daily rate £380 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £250 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 9
Median hourly rate £43.00 £13.90 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+209.35% +2.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.10 £11.80 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.20 £16.06 £16.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Derbyshire 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 Derbyshire

Software Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Software Testing across the Derbyshire region.

Software Testing Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

Software Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Software Testing across the Derbyshire region.

Software Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

Software Testing
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Software Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Derbyshire region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle