The first table below looks at the demand for Software Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Northern Ireland region.

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.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank - 36 23
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - 0.36% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.59% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate - £250 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -54.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.43% +0.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £30.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+20.32% +43.02%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
77 169 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 66.96% 60.14% 60.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 95 26
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £225 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £425 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £14.00 - £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Software Testing
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Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Testing across the Northern Ireland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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

Software Testing
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Testing within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

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on Same Period
Last Year
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Average Daily Rate
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