The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank - 44 39
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire - 0.39% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.50% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £368
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
- -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £29.00 £35.15
% change year-on-year
+42.24% -17.49%
Software Testing
Yorkshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
506 404 254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 79.94% 78.45% 74.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 297 162
Median daily rate £425 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 28 20
Median hourly rate £22.50 £12.35 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.18% -48.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £9.00 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.75 £25.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 South Yorkshire

Software Testing
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Software Testing Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Software Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Software Testing Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Software Testing
Top 11 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Disclosure Scotland

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (100.00%) QA