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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
West Yorkshire / Halifax
Rank 17 25 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 1.54% 0.98% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.69% 1.20% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £249 £284 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.34% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £334 £325 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.69% -6.47%
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 Halifax region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
59 83 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 90.77% 81.37% 80.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 70 113
Median daily rate £350 £356 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.68% -16.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £13.05
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 Halifax

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Halifax 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 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

Software Testing
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 19 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 Halifax region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) SAS
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Software Delivery

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax 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 (100.00%) SAS
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Software Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB