The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 May 2015 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 20 26 24
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 1 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staines 0.79% 0.64% 2.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 0.73% 2.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£245 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +11.94%
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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 Staines region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Staines
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
107 137 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staines 84.25% 87.82% 79.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 37 22
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £495 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 13 5
Average hourly rate £18.00 £26.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.07% -29.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-0.81% -3.90%

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 6 Related IT Skills in Staines

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) STB
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Staines by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) STB
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) HP