The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.79% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.68 £21.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-31.74% -38.57%
Software Testing
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
114 47 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 79.17% 69.12% 82.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 28 54
Median daily rate £300 £500 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £93 £93 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £575 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 0 0
Median hourly rate £17.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +26.21%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 Northern Ireland

Software Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Software Testing Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

Software Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Software Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland