The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank - 46 29
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield - 0.46% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.58% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £335
UK excluding London median daily rate £328 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.76% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £29.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+46.55% -17.14%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Sheffield region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
330 343 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 83.97% 78.67% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 240 112
Median daily rate £425 £420 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 7
Median hourly rate £25.50 £14.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.14% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.00 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £16.30 £15.79
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +58.41%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Sheffield 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 Sheffield

Software Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Software Testing Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

Software Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Software Testing across the Sheffield region.

Software Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield