The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 28 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank - 24 -
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester - 2.38% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 3.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Median daily rate - £119 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £316 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -2.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
- -0.79%
Software Testing
Leicestershire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
114 112 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 75.00% 66.67% 68.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 75 58
Median daily rate £388 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 18
Median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.53 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.20 £13.70 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leicester 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 Leicester

Software Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

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

Software Testing Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

Software Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

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

Software Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

Software Testing
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Leicester region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) V-Model
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester 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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Tester
1 1 (100.00%) QA Automation Tester
1 1 (100.00%) QA Manual Tester
1 1 (100.00%) QA Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Software QA Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Software Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) V-Model
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA