The first table below looks at the demand for Software Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 23 July 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 Nottingham 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 34 39 33
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 2 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.69% 1.56% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 1.98% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £280 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.78% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £330 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.27% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £18.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+92.00% -44.85%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
202 303 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 70.14% 78.91% 73.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 137 68
Average daily rate £350 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £250 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 4
Average hourly rate £14.06 £35.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.82% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £19.78 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £36.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Software Testing
Nottinghamshire

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Testing across the Nottingham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 17 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham region citing Software Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Software Testing.

1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) Scrum
1 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (20.00%) System Testing
2 1 (20.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Web Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham region citing Software Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Software Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
1 1 (20.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Tester
1 2 (40.00%) Test Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Software Tester
2 1 (20.00%) CRM Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Scrum
1 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (20.00%) System Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) Web Testing
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Salesforce.com