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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 16 9 11
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 1 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 2.17% 10.87% 5.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.38% 11.90% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 2
Average daily rate
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- £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £11.38 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+196.70% -68.83%
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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
42 42 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 91.30% 91.30% 70.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 34 22
Average daily rate £350 £343 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.18% +0.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £13.67 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -21.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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

Software Testing
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Salford region citing Software Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Software Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) XHTML
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Animation
1 1 (100.00%) Dojo
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) MooTools
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Media

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Salford region citing Software Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Software Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Web Developer
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) XHTML
1 1 (100.00%) Dojo
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) MooTools
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Animation
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript