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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 8 13 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 3.03% 1.82% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.00% 2.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £243 £363 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.10% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £35.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+15.71% +45.83%
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
20 39 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 60.61% 70.91% 63.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 28 31
Average daily rate £280 £338 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.03% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £420 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Average hourly rate - £10.88 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Testing across the High Wycombe region as a proportion of the total demand within 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

Software Testing
Top 10 Related IT Skills in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the High Wycombe 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 1 (100.00%) HND
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Network+ Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Systems

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the High Wycombe 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Product Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) HND
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Network+ Certification
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared