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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
South East / East Sussex
Rank - 38 48
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex - 0.43% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.62% 0.38%
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 £328 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.76% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £29.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+42.24% -17.14%

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
161 161 264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 74.54% 70.00% 80.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 96 151
Median daily rate £363 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.02% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 18
Median hourly rate £42.00 £26.60 £21.99
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.89% +20.99%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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
Top 13 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
1 1 (50.00%) CMS
1 1 (50.00%) Billing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (50.00%) Build Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Guidewire

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
General
1 1 (50.00%) Billing
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%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Software Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Build Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) C++
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Guidewire