The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank - - 8
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull - - 7.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 10.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.64% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +15.25%
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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 Solihull region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
49 87 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 71.01% 72.50% 73.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 36 11
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £23.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -26.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Testing across the Solihull region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

Software Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Software Testing Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

Software Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Software Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull