The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 26 February 2015 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank - 17 27
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 0 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax - 4.44% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 5.77% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Average daily rate
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- £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £303
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +5.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.44 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+55.98% -27.03%
Software Testing
West Yorkshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
125 104 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 80.65% 77.04% 80.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 73 84
Average daily rate £400 £358 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.88% -4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £459 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £26.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -12.69%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Testing across the Halifax region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

Software Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Software Testing Daily Rate Trend in Halifax
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 3 days ago