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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 10 7 17
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +10
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 9 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 15.52% 7.41% 2.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.98% 8.70% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Median daily rate £400 £275 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £340 £340
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -
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
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
53 23 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 91.38% 85.19% 91.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 18 29
Median daily rate £413 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £645 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Median hourly rate £19.25 £14.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.75% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +30.76%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 11 (100.00%) OOP
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (90.91%) Scrum
3 9 (81.82%) Unit Testing
3 9 (81.82%) BDD
3 9 (81.82%) Apple iOS
3 9 (81.82%) User Experience
4 8 (72.73%) Android
4 8 (72.73%) Git (software)
4 8 (72.73%) Subversion
4 8 (72.73%) Project Management
5 6 (54.55%) Android Development
6 3 (27.27%) iOS Development
6 3 (27.27%) Mobile App
7 2 (18.18%) Node.js
7 2 (18.18%) Mobile Application Development
7 2 (18.18%) Interactive TV
7 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
7 2 (18.18%) Ruby
7 2 (18.18%) IPTV
7 2 (18.18%) MHEG
7 2 (18.18%) Internet
7 2 (18.18%) C#
7 2 (18.18%) C++
7 2 (18.18%) Java
7 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
7 2 (18.18%) PHP
7 2 (18.18%) ActionScript
7 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
7 2 (18.18%) Games

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Internet
Development Applications
1 8 (72.73%) Git (software)
1 8 (72.73%) Subversion
General
1 2 (18.18%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Developer
2 6 (54.55%) Android Developer
3 3 (27.27%) iOS Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Software Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) JavaScript Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) PHP Software Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Ruby Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Node.js
2 1 (9.09%) React
2 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (81.82%) User Experience
2 3 (27.27%) Mobile App
3 2 (18.18%) Interactive TV
3 2 (18.18%) IPTV
3 2 (18.18%) MHEG
4 1 (9.09%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Apple iOS
2 8 (72.73%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (100.00%) OOP
2 10 (90.91%) Scrum
3 9 (81.82%) BDD
3 9 (81.82%) Unit Testing
4 8 (72.73%) Project Management
5 6 (54.55%) Android Development
6 3 (27.27%) iOS Development
7 2 (18.18%) Mobile Application Development
7 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
7 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
7 2 (18.18%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) ActionScript
1 2 (18.18%) C#
1 2 (18.18%) C++
1 2 (18.18%) Java
1 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
1 2 (18.18%) PHP
1 2 (18.18%) Ruby
2 1 (9.09%) Objective-C
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) OpenTV