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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 49 41 36
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -5
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 3 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 0.61% 1.48% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 1.72% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
Median daily rate £300 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -17.64%
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £316 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -2.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
- -0.79%
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
416 406 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 84.90% 86.02% 75.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 249 92
Median daily rate £425 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £650 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 15
Median hourly rate £14.50 £47.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.47% +265.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £28.40 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.05 £52.90 £29.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Testing within the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottingham -4 3 £300 -14.28% 1
Software Testing
East Midlands

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 Nottinghamshire region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 11 (61.11%) HP
2 10 (55.56%) Test Automation
2 10 (55.56%) SDLC
3 6 (33.33%) HP UFT
3 6 (33.33%) LoadRunner
3 6 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 6 (33.33%) QA
3 6 (33.33%) Open Source
4 5 (27.78%) Test Management
4 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (27.78%) Management Information System
5 3 (16.67%) MS Office
5 3 (16.67%) SAP
5 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 3 (16.67%) Retail
5 3 (16.67%) Kronos
5 3 (16.67%) Waterfall
5 3 (16.67%) Test Strategy
6 2 (11.11%) Functional Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Resource Management
6 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
6 2 (11.11%) Time Management
6 2 (11.11%) FMCG
6 2 (11.11%) Regression Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Finance
7 1 (5.56%) Legal
7 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
7 1 (5.56%) Scrum
7 1 (5.56%) C#

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire 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:

Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 3 (16.67%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) HP UFT
1 6 (33.33%) LoadRunner
2 1 (5.56%) JIRA
2 1 (5.56%) Ranorex
General
1 3 (16.67%) Retail
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Legal
3 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Consultant
1 7 (38.89%) Test Automation Consultant
2 6 (33.33%) Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) Test Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) Project Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) QA Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Scrum Master
5 1 (5.56%) Automation Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Coordinator
5 1 (5.56%) Java Automation Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Scrum Master
5 1 (5.56%) Software Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Test Coordinator
5 1 (5.56%) Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Testing Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.11%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) SDLC
1 10 (55.56%) Test Automation
2 6 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 6 (33.33%) Open Source
3 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (27.78%) Test Management
4 3 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 3 (16.67%) Waterfall
5 2 (11.11%) Functional Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Regression Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Resource Management
5 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
5 2 (11.11%) Time Management
5 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.56%) BDD
6 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.56%) Defect Management
6 1 (5.56%) Process Improvement
6 1 (5.56%) Scrum
6 1 (5.56%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) C#
1 1 (5.56%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) HP
2 3 (16.67%) Kronos
2 3 (16.67%) SAP