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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank - 45 -
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield - 0.47% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £450 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £40.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-38.27% +15.71%

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
298 348 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 83.47% 81.50% 81.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 240 122
Median daily rate £440 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £288 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £587 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 6
Median hourly rate £20.97 £14.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.78% -53.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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