The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the High Wycombe region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank - 15 13
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe - 3.39% 1.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 4.00% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.85 £37.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-59.86% +9.62%
Software Testing
Buckinghamshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
High Wycombe
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
25 50 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 78.13% 84.75% 53.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 35 27
Median daily rate £400 £375 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £215 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £500 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 7
Median hourly rate £36.00 £11.48 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+213.72% -45.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £9.45 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.50 £35.55 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +29.38%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

The demand trend of contract jobs across the High Wycombe 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 High Wycombe

Software Testing
Daily Rate Trend in High Wycombe

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

Software Testing Daily Rate Trend in High Wycombe