The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 7 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 56 66 58
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -8
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 2 10 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.33% 1.07% 1.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 1.37% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 12
Median daily rate £275 £300 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £29.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
+46.55% -10.07%
Software Testing
Buckinghamshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
505 730 685
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 84.17% 78.41% 78.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 364 414
Median daily rate £438 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £530 £486
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 26 31
Median hourly rate £40.00 £12.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+220.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.45 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £19.00 £34.00
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 Milton Keynes

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 Milton Keynes

Software Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Software Testing Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Software Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Software Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 7 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 6 (66.67%) ISEB
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (55.56%) Test Strategy
3 4 (44.44%) Waterfall
3 4 (44.44%) Defect Management
3 4 (44.44%) Scrum
3 4 (44.44%) JIRA
4 3 (33.33%) QA
4 3 (33.33%) Selenium
4 3 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Test Management
4 3 (33.33%) Android
4 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (33.33%) HP
4 3 (33.33%) Finance
4 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
4 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 3 (33.33%) CRM
4 3 (33.33%) ERP
4 3 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
4 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Apple iOS
4 3 (33.33%) Mobile App
5 2 (22.22%) SpecFlow
5 2 (22.22%) Business Transformation
5 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (22.22%) Test Planning

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) GIS
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
1 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) JIRA
2 3 (33.33%) Selenium
2 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 2 (22.22%) MSTest
3 2 (22.22%) SpecFlow
4 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
4 1 (11.11%) HP UFT
4 1 (11.11%) IntelliJ
4 1 (11.11%) JMeter
4 1 (11.11%) JUnit
4 1 (11.11%) Mercurial
4 1 (11.11%) Mockito
4 1 (11.11%) Moq
4 1 (11.11%) NUnit
4 1 (11.11%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (11.11%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (11.11%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Automotive
2 1 (11.11%) Electronics
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Test Leader
2 3 (33.33%) Strategy Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Test Automation Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Test Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy Manager
2 3 (33.33%) UAT Lead
2 3 (33.33%) UAT Test Lead
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Automation Test Lead
3 1 (11.11%) Development Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Software Development Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
2 1 (11.11%) Entity Framework
2 1 (11.11%) JavaFX
2 1 (11.11%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Android
1 3 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (11.11%) Unix
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Test Strategy
3 4 (44.44%) Defect Management
3 4 (44.44%) Scrum
3 4 (44.44%) Waterfall
4 3 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 3 (33.33%) CRM
4 3 (33.33%) ERP
4 3 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Test Management
4 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Business Transformation
5 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (22.22%) Test Planning
6 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
6 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
6 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) C#
1 2 (22.22%) Java
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) ISEB
2 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
3 1 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) HP
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Luciad
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) SAP