The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 40 37 37
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 8 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 1.68% 0.56% 1.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.04% 0.76% 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 3
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£350 - £280
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 - £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 - £346
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.65 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-0.39% +25.50%
Software Testing
East Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Nottinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
393 264 238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 82.39% 73.33% 71.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 97 103
Average daily rate £375 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £278 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 19
Average hourly rate £26.00 £14.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+79.31% -47.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £21.20 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Testing across the Nottinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

Software Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Software Testing Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

Software Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Software Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

Software Testing
Contract Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

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 Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottingham +1 7 £350 - 3
Software Testing
East Midlands

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 5 (45.45%) QA
1 5 (45.45%) SDLC
2 4 (36.36%) Test Scripting
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) Finance
3 3 (27.27%) C#
3 3 (27.27%) Java
3 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
3 3 (27.27%) JIRA
3 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
3 3 (27.27%) Ranorex
3 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
4 2 (18.18%) Coaching
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
4 2 (18.18%) BDD
4 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (18.18%) Time Management
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle
4 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
4 2 (18.18%) UNIX
4 2 (18.18%) Linux
4 2 (18.18%) CRM
4 2 (18.18%) ISEB
4 2 (18.18%) TDD
4 2 (18.18%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (18.18%) Quality Management
4 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
5 1 (9.09%) Electronics
5 1 (9.09%) Workflow

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) JIRA
1 3 (27.27%) Ranorex
2 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Electronics
2 1 (9.09%) Legal
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
1 5 (45.45%) Test Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Tester
2 3 (27.27%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Automation Tester
3 1 (9.09%) QA Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Information Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Quality Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Information Systems Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) UNIX
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) SDLC
2 4 (36.36%) Test Scripting
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
3 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
4 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
4 2 (18.18%) Coaching
4 2 (18.18%) BDD
4 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (18.18%) Time Management
4 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
4 2 (18.18%) CRM
4 2 (18.18%) TDD
4 2 (18.18%) Quality Management
5 1 (9.09%) Workflow
5 1 (9.09%) Project Management
5 1 (9.09%) System Testing
5 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) C#
1 3 (27.27%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) ISEB
1 2 (18.18%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle