The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank - 30 19
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough - 1.34% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.69% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £295
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £20.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+72.83% -42.14%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Peterborough region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
89 178 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 78.07% 79.46% 57.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 58 34
Average daily rate £325 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 9 12
Average hourly rate £22.00 £26.40 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +120.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £12.60 £11.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.60 £44.00 £94.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

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

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

Software Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Software Testing Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough