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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 28 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 0.69% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £310 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £29.50 £32.25
% change year-on-year
+39.83% -8.52%
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
119 99 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 82.07% 76.74% 74.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 57 55
Median daily rate £345 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £247 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 4
Median hourly rate £20.00 £38.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.05% +92.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% +39.80%

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 18 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 2 December 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%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) TickIT
1 1 (100.00%) Logistics
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Software Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Software Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) Logistics
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (100.00%) TickIT
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle