The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 94 88 85
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 14 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.92% 0.67% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 0.78% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 6
Median daily rate £300 £375 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £254 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £400 £313
UK excluding London median daily rate £339 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.85% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £18.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £37.50 £37.65
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -0.39%
Software Testing
West Yorkshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1316 1152 1019
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 86.64% 85.52% 83.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 937 825 717
Median daily rate £425 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 15 18
Median hourly rate £15.25 £17.50 £16.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.85% +8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.06 £13.60 £12.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £35.00 £110.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds 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 Leeds

Software Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Software Testing Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Software Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Software Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 14 (60.87%) Java
2 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (47.83%) Regression Testing
4 10 (43.48%) Scrum
4 10 (43.48%) Kanban
5 9 (39.13%) ISTQB
5 9 (39.13%) HTML
5 9 (39.13%) SDLC
6 8 (34.78%) BDD
6 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
6 8 (34.78%) ISEB
7 7 (30.43%) J2EE
7 7 (30.43%) CSS
7 7 (30.43%) JSP
7 7 (30.43%) Selenium
7 7 (30.43%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (30.43%) Hibernate
7 7 (30.43%) Spring
7 7 (30.43%) HTML5
7 7 (30.43%) CSS3
7 7 (30.43%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (26.09%) Cucumber
8 6 (26.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 6 (26.09%) Test Planning
9 5 (21.74%) Software Delivery
9 5 (21.74%) System Integration Testing
9 5 (21.74%) QA
10 4 (17.39%) Oracle
10 4 (17.39%) IVR
10 4 (17.39%) Telecoms

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Selenium
2 6 (26.09%) Cucumber
3 2 (8.70%) WebDriver
4 1 (4.35%) Appium
4 1 (4.35%) JIRA
4 1 (4.35%) Zephyr
General
1 4 (17.39%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.70%) Games
2 2 (8.70%) Online Betting
2 2 (8.70%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Analyst
1 11 (47.83%) Test Analyst
2 7 (30.43%) Java Engineer
2 7 (30.43%) Senior Java Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Senior Test Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Telecoms Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Telecoms Test Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Test Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Telecoms Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Test Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Applications Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Migration Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) QA Leader
6 1 (4.35%) QA Test Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Test Data Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) HTML
2 7 (30.43%) CSS
2 7 (30.43%) CSS3
2 7 (30.43%) Hibernate
2 7 (30.43%) HTML5
2 7 (30.43%) J2EE
2 7 (30.43%) JSP
2 7 (30.43%) Spring
3 2 (8.70%) AngularJS
3 2 (8.70%) Behat
3 2 (8.70%) XML
4 1 (4.35%) .NET
4 1 (4.35%) Middleware
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (4.35%) REST
4 1 (4.35%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) IVR
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.35%) Data Extraction
2 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Android
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
1 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (47.83%) Regression Testing
3 10 (43.48%) Kanban
3 10 (43.48%) Scrum
4 9 (39.13%) SDLC
5 8 (34.78%) BDD
6 7 (30.43%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (30.43%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (26.09%) Test Planning
8 5 (21.74%) Software Delivery
8 5 (21.74%) System Integration Testing
9 4 (17.39%) Functional Testing
9 4 (17.39%) Test Scripting
10 3 (13.04%) Defect Tracking
10 3 (13.04%) Test Automation
10 3 (13.04%) Test Management
10 3 (13.04%) Waterfall
11 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
12 1 (4.35%) ETL
12 1 (4.35%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 14 (60.87%) Java
2 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
3 3 (13.04%) SQL
4 2 (8.70%) PHP
4 2 (8.70%) Ruby
5 1 (4.35%) C#
5 1 (4.35%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) ISTQB
2 8 (34.78%) ISEB
3 6 (26.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle
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