The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
South East / Middlesex
Rank 17 - 24
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.68% - 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.08% - 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £375 - £225
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £42.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-40.47% +20.00%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
96 127 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 80.67% 84.11% 81.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 80 85
Median daily rate £375 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £313 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £572
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 3
Median hourly rate - £46.25 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +42.30%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +40.35%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Middlesex 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 Middlesex

Software Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Software Testing Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Software Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Software Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

Software Testing
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 26 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 3 (75.00%) JIRA
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Legal
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) HNC
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) ISEB
3 1 (25.00%) Confluence
3 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex 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%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) JIRA
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Tester
2 3 (75.00%) Software Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) HNC
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB