The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Sussex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
South East / East Sussex
Rank 30 38 45
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +7
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 0.50% 0.39% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.53% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £295 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.81%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £40.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-38.27% +15.71%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
157 190 287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 77.72% 74.80% 86.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 143 163
Median daily rate £395 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 24
Median hourly rate £28.63 £39.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.60% +73.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £26.70 £20.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.00 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Sussex 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 East Sussex

Software Testing
Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Software Testing Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

Software Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Software Testing Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

Software Testing
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Testing within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brighton - 1 - - 2
Software Testing
South East

Software Testing
Top 16 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 East Sussex region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Build Automation
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Linux Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Junior
1 1 (50.00%) Junior Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Junior Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Software Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Software Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Build Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft