The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
England / London
Rank 286 300 283
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -17
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 122 116 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.63% 0.55% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 0.65% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 68 78
Median daily rate £450 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £513 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 £21.40 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+121.96% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £40.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-38.27% +15.71%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
16371 17920 17326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.72% 84.94% 82.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 11854 12787 12360
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 219 198
Median hourly rate £33.00 £22.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% +4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.04 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £51.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London 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 London

Software Testing
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Software Testing Daily Rate Trend in London

Software Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Testing across the London region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

Software Testing Daily Rate Histogram in London

Software Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Software Testing Hourly Rate Trend in London

Software Testing
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Testing within the London region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -10 11 £443 +18.00% 13
Croydon 0 5 £400 -
Software Testing
England

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 London region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 135 (58.44%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (35.06%) QA
3 60 (25.97%) Finance
4 59 (25.54%) SQL
5 58 (25.11%) Scrum
6 55 (23.81%) JIRA
7 51 (22.08%) Java
8 48 (20.78%) User Acceptance Testing
9 47 (20.35%) Selenium
10 45 (19.48%) Regression Testing
10 45 (19.48%) C#
11 44 (19.05%) Test Scripting
12 42 (18.18%) Manual Testing
13 40 (17.32%) Linux
13 40 (17.32%) ISEB
14 39 (16.88%) Test Automation
15 36 (15.58%) SDLC
16 34 (14.72%) TeamCity
16 34 (14.72%) ISTQB
17 33 (14.29%) BDD
17 33 (14.29%) Functional Testing
18 31 (13.42%) Migration
19 29 (12.55%) Banking
19 29 (12.55%) Computer Science
20 28 (12.12%) Automated Testing
20 28 (12.12%) Python
20 28 (12.12%) Windows
21 27 (11.69%) Non-Functional Testing
22 25 (10.82%) Jenkins
22 25 (10.82%) Waterfall

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 13 (5.63%) Confluence
2 12 (5.19%) CMS
2 12 (5.19%) Tomcat
3 10 (4.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (1.30%) Apache
5 2 (0.87%) ColdFusion
5 2 (0.87%) IIS
6 1 (0.43%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.43%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (6.49%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.46%) MS Office
3 4 (1.73%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.87%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.87%) Mingle
5 1 (0.43%) MS Project
5 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.73%) Oracle Assets
1 4 (1.73%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (1.73%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (1.73%) Oracle General Ledger
1 4 (1.73%) Oracle Internet Expenses
1 4 (1.73%) Oracle iProcurement
1 4 (1.73%) Oracle Payables
1 4 (1.73%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.30%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.43%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.43%) FLEXCUBE
3 1 (0.43%) Magento
3 1 (0.43%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.43%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.03%) GitHub
2 3 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.43%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.16%) HTTP
2 4 (1.73%) Internet
3 2 (0.87%) Firewall
4 1 (0.43%) 4G
4 1 (0.43%) DNS
4 1 (0.43%) FTP
4 1 (0.43%) Network Security
4 1 (0.43%) SSL
4 1 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.43%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.19%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.76%) Relational Database
3 10 (4.33%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (3.90%) Oracle Database
5 5 (2.16%) MySQL
6 3 (1.30%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.30%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.87%) Big Data
7 2 (0.87%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.87%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.87%) Spotfire
7 2 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.43%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.43%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.43%) Redis
8 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.43%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 55 (23.81%) JIRA
2 47 (20.35%) Selenium
3 34 (14.72%) TeamCity
4 25 (10.82%) Cucumber
4 25 (10.82%) Jenkins
5 23 (9.96%) Git (software)
5 23 (9.96%) WebDriver
6 22 (9.52%) SoapUI
6 22 (9.52%) Subversion
7 16 (6.93%) Maven
8 15 (6.49%) HP UFT
9 14 (6.06%) JBehave
9 14 (6.06%) JUnit
10 13 (5.63%) Visual Studio
11 11 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 9 (3.90%) Mockito
12 9 (3.90%) Oracle APEX
13 8 (3.46%) Moq
13 8 (3.46%) Robot Framework
14 7 (3.03%) Appium
General
1 60 (25.97%) Finance
2 29 (12.55%) Banking
3 22 (9.52%) Front Office
4 12 (5.19%) Retail
5 9 (3.90%) Investment Banking
6 8 (3.46%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (2.16%) Marketing
8 4 (1.73%) Advertising
8 4 (1.73%) Law
9 3 (1.30%) Electronics
9 3 (1.30%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.30%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.87%) Games
10 2 (0.87%) Legal
10 2 (0.87%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.43%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.43%) French Language
11 1 (0.43%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 75 (32.47%) Analyst
2 60 (25.97%) Tester
3 57 (24.68%) Test Analyst
4 48 (20.78%) Developer
5 20 (8.66%) Test Manager
6 19 (8.23%) C++ Developer
6 19 (8.23%) Linux Developer
7 18 (7.79%) C# Developer
8 17 (7.36%) Automation Tester
9 16 (6.93%) C++/C# Developer
10 13 (5.63%) Automation Test Analyst
10 13 (5.63%) Business Analyst
10 13 (5.63%) C++ Pricing Developer
10 13 (5.63%) Java Developer
10 13 (5.63%) Python Developer
11 12 (5.19%) Test Engineer
12 11 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
12 11 (4.76%) Senior Tester
12 11 (4.76%) Software Tester
13 10 (4.33%) Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (10.39%) .NET
2 22 (9.52%) HTML
3 20 (8.66%) XML
4 19 (8.23%) Gherkin
4 19 (8.23%) Hibernate
4 19 (8.23%) Spring
5 16 (6.93%) RESTful
6 15 (6.49%) CSS
7 13 (5.63%) REST
7 13 (5.63%) SOAP
8 12 (5.19%) Web Services
9 11 (4.76%) AngularJS
10 9 (3.90%) JSON
11 8 (3.46%) JSP
12 7 (3.03%) Java EE
12 7 (3.03%) React
12 7 (3.03%) Servlets
13 5 (2.16%) Apache Felix
13 5 (2.16%) Apache Sling
13 5 (2.16%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 29 (12.55%) Computer Science
2 23 (9.96%) Fixed Income
2 23 (9.96%) Management Information System
3 10 (4.33%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (3.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 8 (3.46%) User Experience
6 6 (2.60%) Equities
7 5 (2.16%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.73%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.30%) Augmented Reality
9 3 (1.30%) Data Centre
9 3 (1.30%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (1.30%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.87%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.87%) FMCG
10 2 (0.87%) Life Science
10 2 (0.87%) Reinsurance
11 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.43%) Robotics
11 1 (0.43%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 40 (17.32%) Linux
2 28 (12.12%) Windows
3 16 (6.93%) Unix
4 3 (1.30%) Android
4 3 (1.30%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.30%) Tizen
5 2 (0.87%) CentOS
5 2 (0.87%) Fedora
5 2 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.87%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.43%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (58.44%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (25.11%) Scrum
3 48 (20.78%) User Acceptance Testing
4 45 (19.48%) Regression Testing
5 44 (19.05%) Test Scripting
6 42 (18.18%) Manual Testing
7 39 (16.88%) Test Automation
8 36 (15.58%) SDLC
9 33 (14.29%) BDD
9 33 (14.29%) Functional Testing
10 31 (13.42%) Migration
11 28 (12.12%) Automated Testing
12 27 (11.69%) Non-Functional Testing
13 25 (10.82%) Exploratory Testing
13 25 (10.82%) Quality Management
13 25 (10.82%) Waterfall
14 23 (9.96%) Continuous Delivery
15 22 (9.52%) Automation Testing
15 22 (9.52%) Integration Testing
15 22 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (25.54%) SQL
2 51 (22.08%) Java
3 45 (19.48%) C#
4 28 (12.12%) Python
5 25 (10.82%) JavaScript
6 24 (10.39%) C++
7 7 (3.03%) Shell Script
8 6 (2.60%) C
8 6 (2.60%) Ruby
9 5 (2.16%) PL/SQL
10 4 (1.73%) T-SQL
10 4 (1.73%) VB.NET
11 3 (1.30%) GLSL
11 3 (1.30%) PHP
11 3 (1.30%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.30%) VBScript
12 2 (0.87%) Perl
12 2 (0.87%) R
12 2 (0.87%) Scala
13 1 (0.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 40 (17.32%) ISEB
2 34 (14.72%) ISTQB
3 18 (7.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 14 (6.06%) Degree
5 9 (3.90%) Security Cleared
6 7 (3.03%) ISEB Practitioner
7 6 (2.60%) SC Cleared
8 4 (1.73%) PhD
9 3 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.43%) IBM Certification
10 1 (0.43%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (35.06%) QA
2 5 (2.16%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 5 (2.16%) GMP
2 5 (2.16%) SDET
3 2 (0.87%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.87%) SLA
3 2 (0.87%) WCAG
4 1 (0.43%) COBIT
4 1 (0.43%) GCP
System Software
1 2 (0.87%) Docker
Systems Management
1 22 (9.52%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.87%) Ansible
3 2 (0.87%) ITRS Geneos
3 2 (0.87%) Puppet
4 1 (0.43%) Cacti
4 1 (0.43%) Check_MK
4 1 (0.43%) Grafana
4 1 (0.43%) Graphite
4 1 (0.43%) Kibana
4 1 (0.43%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.43%) logstash
4 1 (0.43%) Nagios
4 1 (0.43%) Rundeck
4 1 (0.43%) StatsD
4 1 (0.43%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 22 (9.52%) Oracle
2 21 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 18 (7.79%) HP
4 14 (6.06%) Atlassian
5 9 (3.90%) Adobe
6 5 (2.16%) IBM
7 3 (1.30%) Charles River
7 3 (1.30%) Guidewire
7 3 (1.30%) SAP
7 3 (1.30%) Splunk
7 3 (1.30%) Sybase
7 3 (1.30%) Xamarin
8 2 (0.87%) AppDynamics
8 2 (0.87%) Citrix
8 2 (0.87%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.87%) WorldPay
9 1 (0.43%) CA Agile Central
9 1 (0.43%) Calypso
9 1 (0.43%) Murex
9 1 (0.43%) Temenos
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