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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 45 39 43
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 2 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.57% 1.45% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 1.84% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Median daily rate - £363 £210
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +72.61%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.25 £37.65
% change year-on-year
+0.67% -1.06%
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
266 326 344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 75.78% 78.55% 82.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 238 267
Median daily rate £396 £413 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £538 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 13 6
Median hourly rate - £15.25 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -32.78%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.09%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) ISEB
3 2 (40.00%) Data Integration
3 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (40.00%) SDLC
3 2 (40.00%) Defect Management
4 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (20.00%) System Testing
4 1 (20.00%) V-Model
4 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (20.00%) Gherkin
4 1 (20.00%) WinRunner
4 1 (20.00%) HP UFT
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) GAAP
4 1 (20.00%) E-business
4 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (20.00%) Device Driver
4 1 (20.00%) C
4 1 (20.00%) C++
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (20.00%) Retail
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (20.00%) ISTQB

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (20.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
1 1 (20.00%) WinRunner
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) C Software Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) C++ Software Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Data Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Embedded C Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Management Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Test Specialist
1 1 (20.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Device Driver
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Defect Management
2 2 (40.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) E-business
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) System Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) V-Model
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
1 1 (20.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) GAAP