The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 50 43 35
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -8
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 2 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.40% 1.18% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 1.34% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Median daily rate £300 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -17.64%
UK excluding London median daily rate £339 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.23% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.43 £30.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-51.91% -16.66%
Software Testing
Nottinghamshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
420 372 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 84.85% 87.53% 75.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 247 80
Median daily rate £425 £375 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £275 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 9
Median hourly rate £17.50 £32.00 £13.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.31% +140.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £27.20 £12.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £38.40 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Nottingham 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 Nottingham

Software Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Software Testing Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

Software Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Software Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

Software Testing
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 Nottingham region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 10 (90.91%) Test Automation
2 8 (72.73%) HP
3 7 (63.64%) SDLC
4 6 (54.55%) Open Source
4 6 (54.55%) Automated Testing
4 6 (54.55%) HP UFT
4 6 (54.55%) LoadRunner
5 5 (45.45%) Management Information System
5 5 (45.45%) Test Management
6 3 (27.27%) QA
7 2 (18.18%) Finance
7 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
7 2 (18.18%) Time Management
7 2 (18.18%) Functional Testing
8 1 (9.09%) Ranorex
8 1 (9.09%) Defect Management
8 1 (9.09%) JIRA
8 1 (9.09%) Process Improvement
8 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
8 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (9.09%) Legal
8 1 (9.09%) C#
8 1 (9.09%) Java

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham 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:

Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) HP UFT
1 6 (54.55%) LoadRunner
2 1 (9.09%) JIRA
2 1 (9.09%) Ranorex
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Consultant
1 7 (63.64%) Test Automation Consultant
2 6 (54.55%) Test Consultant
3 3 (27.27%) Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Test Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) QA Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Automation Tester
5 1 (9.09%) Java Automation Tester
5 1 (9.09%) Software Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Test Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Tester
5 1 (9.09%) Testing Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Test Automation
2 7 (63.64%) SDLC
3 6 (54.55%) Automated Testing
3 6 (54.55%) Open Source
4 5 (45.45%) Test Management
5 2 (18.18%) Functional Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
5 2 (18.18%) Time Management
6 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (9.09%) Defect Management
6 1 (9.09%) Process Improvement
6 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C#
1 1 (9.09%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) HP