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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank - 33 20
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough - 0.43% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.52% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £295
UK excluding London average daily rate £336 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.60% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £11.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+193.47% -66.66%
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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
97 194 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 69.78% 83.98% 70.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 62 45
Average daily rate £325 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 8
Average hourly rate £12.00 £30.70 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.91% +155.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.33 £45.00 £12.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

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