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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank - - 13
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe - - 3.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 5.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £29.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
+42.24% -10.07%
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
27 32 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 64.29% 84.21% 63.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 22 26
Median daily rate £325 £265 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.64% -26.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £230 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 1 16
Median hourly rate £33.00 £36.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +227.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.63 £36.00 £7.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £36.00 £11.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.01% +39.80%

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