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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 24 January 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
Hertfordshire / Rickmansworth
Rank 6 - 12
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 6 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 30.00% - 7.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 37.50% - 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 3
Median daily rate £313 - £220
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £29.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+46.55% -17.14%

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
16 20 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 80.00% 80.00% 76.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 24
Median daily rate £313 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.55% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £185 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £925 £725 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £12.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Rickmansworth

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Rickmansworth 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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Rickmansworth

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Rickmansworth region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017.

Software Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Rickmansworth

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Rickmansworth

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 Rickmansworth region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 9 (100.00%) Scrum
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (100.00%) BDD
2 8 (88.89%) Java
3 7 (77.78%) TDD
3 7 (77.78%) JIRA
3 7 (77.78%) Selenium
3 7 (77.78%) Kanban
3 7 (77.78%) Cucumber
3 7 (77.78%) JBehave
3 7 (77.78%) WebDriver
3 7 (77.78%) Open Source
3 7 (77.78%) Test Automation
3 7 (77.78%) Gherkin
3 7 (77.78%) ATDD
3 7 (77.78%) Automation Testing
4 6 (66.67%) Regression Testing
5 5 (55.56%) Tomcat
5 5 (55.56%) JUnit
5 5 (55.56%) Git (software)
5 5 (55.56%) Atlassian
5 5 (55.56%) Spring
5 5 (55.56%) Maven
5 5 (55.56%) Non-Functional Testing
5 5 (55.56%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (55.56%) RESTful
5 5 (55.56%) Confluence
5 5 (55.56%) SoapUI
6 4 (44.44%) High Availability
6 4 (44.44%) Test Strategy

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Rickmansworth 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 5 (55.56%) Confluence
1 5 (55.56%) Tomcat
2 2 (22.22%) Apache
Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) Cucumber
1 7 (77.78%) JBehave
1 7 (77.78%) JIRA
1 7 (77.78%) Selenium
1 7 (77.78%) WebDriver
2 5 (55.56%) Git (software)
2 5 (55.56%) JUnit
2 5 (55.56%) Maven
2 5 (55.56%) SoapUI
3 4 (44.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (44.44%) Jenkins
3 4 (44.44%) Mockito
3 4 (44.44%) Moq
3 4 (44.44%) TeamCity
4 2 (22.22%) FitNesse
4 2 (22.22%) JMeter
4 2 (22.22%) NUnit
4 2 (22.22%) Robot Framework
5 1 (11.11%) JIRA Agile
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Automation Tester
1 5 (55.56%) Tester
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Tester
2 3 (33.33%) Java Automation Tester
2 3 (33.33%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 3 (33.33%) Selenium Tester
3 2 (22.22%) Scrum Master
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Test Lead
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Agile Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Automation Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Senior DevOps
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) Gherkin
2 5 (55.56%) RESTful
2 5 (55.56%) Spring
3 3 (33.33%) Hibernate
4 2 (22.22%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
1 2 (22.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (100.00%) BDD
1 9 (100.00%) Scrum
2 7 (77.78%) ATDD
2 7 (77.78%) Automation Testing
2 7 (77.78%) Kanban
2 7 (77.78%) Open Source
2 7 (77.78%) TDD
2 7 (77.78%) Test Automation
3 6 (66.67%) Regression Testing
4 5 (55.56%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (55.56%) Non-Functional Testing
5 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (44.44%) High Availability
5 4 (44.44%) Test Strategy
6 3 (33.33%) Functional Testing
7 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
7 2 (22.22%) Process Improvement
8 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) QA
1 3 (33.33%) SDET
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Atlassian
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle