The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 20 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 5 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 3.38% 1.55% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.17% 2.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Median daily rate £375 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £339 £338
% change year-on-year
-4.05% +0.37%
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
Suffolk

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Ipswich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
120 100 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 81.08% 77.52% 74.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 64 63
Median daily rate £400 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £313 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Median hourly rate £35.00 £13.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+159.25% -64.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Ipswich 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 Ipswich

Software Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Software Testing Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

Software Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Ipswich

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Ipswich region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

Software Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Ipswich

Software Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Software Testing across the Ipswich region.

Software Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Software Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Ipswich region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) TeMIP
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (20.00%) Scalability Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Android
1 1 (20.00%) Tektronix
1 1 (20.00%) Video on Demand
1 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (20.00%) Splunk
1 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
1 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Multicast
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
1 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (20.00%) Widevine
1 1 (20.00%) PlayReady
1 1 (20.00%) Issue Tracking
1 1 (20.00%) Reinsurance
1 1 (20.00%) HEVC
1 1 (20.00%) Nagra
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) CSS

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Commercial Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Commercial Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Insurance Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Software Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Team Leader
3 1 (20.00%) Test Leader
3 1 (20.00%) Test Team Leader
3 1 (20.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) HEVC
1 1 (20.00%) PlayReady
1 1 (20.00%) Widevine
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) MPEG
1 1 (20.00%) Reinsurance
1 1 (20.00%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Android
1 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (20.00%) DRM
1 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Issue Tracking
1 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
1 1 (20.00%) Project Management
1 1 (20.00%) Scalability Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
1 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Nagios
1 1 (20.00%) TeMIP
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) CA
1 1 (20.00%) HP
1 1 (20.00%) Nagra
1 1 (20.00%) Splunk
1 1 (20.00%) Tektronix
Ipswich, Suffolk
Experis Ltd
Rate: £250.00 - £295.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago