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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 39 46 39
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 0.41% 0.30% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.36% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Average daily rate £295 £320 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.81% +113.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+15.71% +55.55%
Software Testing
South East

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
175 276 222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 72.02% 82.39% 73.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 160 110
Average daily rate £350 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £188 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £546
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 16 18
Average hourly rate £39.00 £22.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.33% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £15.75 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £57.50 £18.33
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Testing across the East Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Testing within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Eastbourne - 1 £295 -
Software Testing
South East

Software Testing
Top 13 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex region citing Software Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Software Testing.

1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Guidewire
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) WinRunner
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) Java EE
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex region citing Software Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Software Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) WinRunner
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) IT Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Messaging Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Software Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Software Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Integration Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Java EE
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Functional Testing
1 2 (66.67%) SOA
1 2 (66.67%) System Integration Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Guidewire