The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Huddersfield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 9 - 7
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Huddersfield 3.45% - 4.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.56% - 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£235 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £11.50 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+204.34% -67.83%
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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 Huddersfield region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Huddersfield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18 24 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Huddersfield 62.07% 70.59% 40.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 2
Average daily rate £235 £375 £253
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.33% +48.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £252 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £425 £255
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £10.13 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -67.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Huddersfield

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

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Huddersfield

Software Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Huddersfield

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

Software Testing Daily Rate Trend in Huddersfield

Software Testing
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Huddersfield

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Huddersfield 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) Remedy
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Management
1 2 (100.00%) System Testing
1 2 (100.00%) V-Model
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Huddersfield by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Huddersfield 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 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Software Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Management
1 2 (100.00%) System Testing
1 2 (100.00%) V-Model
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Remedy