The first table below looks at the demand for Software Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staines region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Staines region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 28 27 23
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staines 0.60% 1.55% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 1.96% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.43% +0.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £30.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+20.32% +43.02%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Staines
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
147 153 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staines 87.50% 78.87% 81.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 22 48
Average daily rate £388 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £234 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £400 £517
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 3
Average hourly rate £26.50 £37.50 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.33% -9.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Software Testing
Surrey

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Staines

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

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Staines

Software Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Staines

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

Software Testing Daily Rate Trend in Staines

Software Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Staines

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

Software Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Staines

Software Testing
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Staines

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staines region citing Software Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Software Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Device Driver
1 1 (100.00%) 3D Graphics
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) CUDA
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) OpenCL
1 1 (100.00%) DirectCompute

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Staines by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staines region citing Software Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Software Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) OpenCL
1 1 (100.00%) DirectCompute
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Device Driver
1 1 (100.00%) 3D Graphics
1 1 (100.00%) CUDA
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java