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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
Nottinghamshire / Nottingham
Rank 42 46 40
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 3 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.83% 1.47% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 1.76% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 2
Median daily rate £363 £575 £274
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.95% +110.04%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £40.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-38.27% +15.71%

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
319 397 297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 88.61% 83.40% 78.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 206 139
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 13
Median hourly rate £18.00 £31.88 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.52% +93.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.23 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.97 £43.75 £25.71
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 2 (50.00%) QA
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Legal
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Electronics
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Management
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) RESTful
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Ranorex
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (25.00%) Re-Platforming
2 1 (25.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) SOAP

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) Ranorex
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (25.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Junior
2 1 (25.00%) Junior Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Junior Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) QA Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Data Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) RESTful
1 1 (25.00%) SOAP
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (25.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Re-Platforming
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Test Management
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) C++
1 1 (25.00%) Embedded C
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Salesforce.com