The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Salford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 3 August 2015 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank - 12 11
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford - 2.94% 5.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 3.33% 5.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £30.00 £11.50
% change year-on-year
-23.33% +160.86%
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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 Salford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Salford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
20 30 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 83.33% 88.24% 92.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 22 34
Average daily rate £430 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.40% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £307 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £645 £400 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.31 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.16% -14.51%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

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

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

Software Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Salford

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

Software Testing Daily Rate Trend in Salford