The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 42 40 41
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 2 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.59% 0.55% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 0.71% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £373 £338 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.37% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
- -0.79%
Software Testing
Wiltshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
252 283 327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 74.34% 77.75% 82.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 218 245
Median daily rate £400 £403 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 14 5
Median hourly rate £38.50 £13.75 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+180.00% -38.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £10.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £21.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +1.69%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Swindon 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 Swindon

Software Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Software Testing Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Software Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Software Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

Software Testing
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Swindon region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Data Integration
1 2 (66.67%) Functional Testing
1 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Device Driver
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) GAAP

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon 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:

General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) C Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) C/C++ Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) C++ Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Data Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded C Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded C Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded C++ Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded Linux Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Management Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Test Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Device Driver
2 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Functional Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
1 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) GAAP