The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank - 88 75
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 0 14 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey - 1.04% 1.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.30% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 5
Median daily rate - £368 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +93.42%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £165.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £29.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
+42.24% -10.07%
Software Testing
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
864 1079 1191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 80.60% 80.52% 75.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 527 705 659
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £325 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 17 37
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.03 £17.41 £13.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £90.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.01% +39.80%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Surrey 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 Surrey

Software Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Software Testing Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Software Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Software Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 5 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 6 (50.00%) .NET
2 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (41.67%) XML
3 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 4 (33.33%) C#
4 4 (33.33%) Web Services
4 4 (33.33%) WPF
5 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Marketing
5 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (25.00%) Scrum
5 3 (25.00%) Automated Testing
5 3 (25.00%) ISEB
5 3 (25.00%) Regression Testing
5 3 (25.00%) SOAP
5 3 (25.00%) REST
5 3 (25.00%) Functional Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Exploratory Testing
6 2 (16.67%) SDLC
6 2 (16.67%) Big Data
6 2 (16.67%) Line Management
6 2 (16.67%) Kimball Methodology
6 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
6 2 (16.67%) DevOps
6 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
6 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) Big Data
2 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (16.67%) RDBMS
2 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (8.33%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (8.33%) Jasmine
2 1 (8.33%) JIRA
2 1 (8.33%) Karma Test Runner
2 1 (8.33%) Protractor
2 1 (8.33%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (25.00%) Marketing
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Test Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Developer in Test
4 2 (16.67%) ETL Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Test Automation Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Automation Test Lead
5 1 (8.33%) Business Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) C# GUI Developer
5 1 (8.33%) HTML Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Integration Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Lead C# Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Tester
5 1 (8.33%) UAT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) .NET
2 5 (41.67%) XML
3 4 (33.33%) Web Services
3 4 (33.33%) WPF
4 3 (25.00%) REST
4 3 (25.00%) SOAP
5 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 2 (16.67%) HTML
5 2 (16.67%) HTML5
5 2 (16.67%) WCF
6 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
6 1 (8.33%) DirectCompute
6 1 (8.33%) OpenCL
6 1 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) AS400
3 1 (8.33%) CUDA
3 1 (8.33%) Device Driver
3 1 (8.33%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Android
1 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
1 1 (8.33%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (25.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Scrum
2 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (16.67%) BDD
3 2 (16.67%) DevOps
3 2 (16.67%) ETL
3 2 (16.67%) Kimball Methodology
3 2 (16.67%) Line Management
3 2 (16.67%) SDLC
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
4 1 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (16.67%) Java
3 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 2 (16.67%) VB.NET
3 2 (16.67%) VBScript
4 1 (8.33%) C
4 1 (8.33%) C++
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) ISEB
2 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (8.33%) SDET
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Thunderhead
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