The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 8 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 25 33 26
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -7
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 0.51% 0.36% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 0.42% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £240 £280 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +27.27%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £29.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
+46.55% -10.07%
Software Testing
Merseyside

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
136 237 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 69.39% 84.34% 76.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 138 99
Median daily rate £400 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 4
Median hourly rate £22.85 £30.19 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.32% +115.64%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Liverpool 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 Liverpool

Software Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Software Testing Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

Software Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Software Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 8 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) QA
2 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (50.00%) SDLC
3 2 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 2 (50.00%) Line Management
3 2 (50.00%) Workflow
3 2 (50.00%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
3 2 (50.00%) Siebel Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (50.00%) Siebel
3 2 (50.00%) EAI
3 2 (50.00%) FTP
3 2 (50.00%) HTTP
3 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) ColdFusion
4 1 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (25.00%) J2EE
4 1 (25.00%) Unix
4 1 (25.00%) Windows

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Mingle
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) FTP
1 2 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Hardware Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Manual Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Software Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Test Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
1 3 (75.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) EAI
1 2 (50.00%) Line Management
1 2 (50.00%) SDLC
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (25.00%) Document Composition
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Siebel Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) Siebel
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Sony