The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Rickmansworth region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 11 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 5.13% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.45% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£235 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £33.88 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-11.43% +50.55%
Software Testing
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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 Rickmansworth region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Rickmansworth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
31 3 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 79.49% 50.00% 86.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 1 7
Average daily rate £375 £160 £495
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+134.37% -67.67%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £14.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Rickmansworth

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

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Rickmansworth

Software Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Rickmansworth

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

Software Testing Daily Rate Trend in Rickmansworth

Software Testing
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Rickmansworth

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Rickmansworth 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Test Management
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (100.00%) SWIFT
1 2 (100.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Rickmansworth by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Rickmansworth 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Tester
2 1 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Test Management
1 2 (100.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) HP
Rickmansworth
Claremont Consulting Limited
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