The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hounslow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank - 4 16
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 0 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hounslow - 18.60% 2.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 21.05% 3.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 2
Average daily rate
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- £220 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -17.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.06% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £31.50 £27.75
% change year-on-year
+19.04% +13.51%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Hounslow region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hounslow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
34 38 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hounslow 72.34% 88.37% 86.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 29 45
Average daily rate £425 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Hounslow

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

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Hounslow

Software Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Hounslow

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

Software Testing Daily Rate Trend in Hounslow