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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 11 - 10
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 10.26% - 3.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.43% - 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £425 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
- +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +3.47%
Software Testing
Manchester

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
35 21 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 89.74% 84.00% 84.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 17 20
Median daily rate £400 £385 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +14.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £218 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £19.25 £18.31 £19.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.16% -6.72%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Salford 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 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

Software Testing
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 Salford region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 6 (100.00%) OOP
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) BDD
1 6 (100.00%) User Experience
2 4 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 4 (66.67%) Scrum
2 4 (66.67%) Project Management
2 4 (66.67%) Subversion
2 4 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Android
2 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
3 3 (50.00%) Android Development
4 2 (33.33%) MHEG
4 2 (33.33%) Spring
4 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (33.33%) Ruby
4 2 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 2 (33.33%) TDD
5 1 (16.67%) iOS Development

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Salford 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:

Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 4 (66.67%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Android Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Software Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) User Experience
2 2 (33.33%) MHEG
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Android
1 4 (66.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) BDD
1 6 (100.00%) OOP
2 4 (66.67%) Project Management
2 4 (66.67%) Scrum
2 4 (66.67%) Unit Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Android Development
4 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (33.33%) TDD
5 1 (16.67%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 2 (33.33%) Ruby