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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
Cambridgeshire / Peterborough
Rank 18 18 18
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 3 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 3.33% 2.25% 8.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.48% 2.90% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 10
Median daily rate £300 £250 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -13.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £250 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Peterborough region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
67 69 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 74.44% 77.53% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 35 79
Median daily rate £380 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £174 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 19
Median hourly rate £17.50 £32.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.15% +132.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Peterborough 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 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

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 23 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 Peterborough region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) QA
2 4 (80.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (80.00%) Defect Management
3 3 (60.00%) Automation Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (60.00%) Cucumber
3 3 (60.00%) BDD
3 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (60.00%) Appium
3 3 (60.00%) Regression Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Back Office
3 3 (60.00%) Eclipse
3 3 (60.00%) Selenium
3 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (60.00%) JBehave
3 3 (60.00%) WebDriver
3 3 (60.00%) TDD
3 3 (60.00%) Banking
4 1 (20.00%) AS400
4 1 (20.00%) Firewall
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) ISEB
4 1 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (20.00%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Appium
1 3 (60.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (60.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (60.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (60.00%) JBehave
1 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (60.00%) Selenium
1 3 (60.00%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Back Office
2 3 (60.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Test Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) Test Manager
4 1 (20.00%) Environment Manager
4 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Test Environment Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Defect Management
2 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (60.00%) Automation Testing
3 3 (60.00%) BDD
3 3 (60.00%) Regression Testing
3 3 (60.00%) TDD
3 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Deployment
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (20.00%) Refactoring
4 1 (20.00%) User Stories
4 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) QA
2 1 (20.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (20.00%) GDPR
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
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