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 29 September 2016 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 7 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 10.00% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.85 £37.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-59.86% +9.62%
Software Testing
Hertfordshire

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
20 10 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 66.67% 52.63% 82.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 57
Median daily rate £304 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £361 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.95% +30.76%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Rickmansworth

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, 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 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Scrum
1 3 (75.00%) JIRA
1 3 (75.00%) BDD
2 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (50.00%) Moq
2 2 (50.00%) Mockito
2 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (50.00%) Robot Framework
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) Gherkin
2 2 (50.00%) ATDD
2 2 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) NUnit
2 2 (50.00%) Spring
2 2 (50.00%) Maven
2 2 (50.00%) JUnit
2 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (50.00%) JMeter
2 2 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Kanban
2 2 (50.00%) TeamCity

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 2 (50.00%) Confluence
1 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (25.00%) Apache
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) JIRA
2 2 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (50.00%) FitNesse
2 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) JBehave
2 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (50.00%) JMeter
2 2 (50.00%) JUnit
2 2 (50.00%) Maven
2 2 (50.00%) Mockito
2 2 (50.00%) Moq
2 2 (50.00%) NUnit
2 2 (50.00%) Robot Framework
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 2 (50.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA Agile
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Test Lead
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Java Automation Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Junior
2 1 (25.00%) Junior Software Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Junior Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum Master
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Software Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Gherkin
1 2 (50.00%) RESTful
1 2 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (25.00%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) BDD
1 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) ATDD
2 2 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Kanban
2 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Open Source
2 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SDET
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle