The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank - 34 48
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton - 0.78% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.01% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £300 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -23.56%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
- -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 Southampton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
166 198 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 70.64% 77.34% 78.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 131 151
Median daily rate £475 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.94% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £850 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 9
Median hourly rate £25.50 £40.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.25% +135.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.34 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.50 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Southampton 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 Southampton

Software Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Software Testing Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Software Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Software Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

Software Testing
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Web Development
1 2 (100.00%) F#
1 2 (100.00%) Domain-Driven Design
1 2 (100.00%) RESTful
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (100.00%) CSS3
1 2 (100.00%) Jasmine
1 2 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (100.00%) React
1 2 (100.00%) Aurelia

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Jasmine
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Software Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (100.00%) Aurelia
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) CSS3
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) React
1 2 (100.00%) RESTful
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) Domain-Driven Design
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) F#
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript