The table below looks at the statistics for Black-Box Testing skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Black-Box Testing over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Black-Box Testing
Rank 624 625 615
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -10
Contract jobs citing Black-Box Testing 19 16 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.029% 0.015%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.044% 0.036% 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 4
Median daily rate £425 £300 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £288 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £325 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+36.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £26.00

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
43626 44488 42241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.20% 79.57% 78.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 29009 28650 26554
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1028 1199 1213
Median hourly rate £28.00 £29.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.40 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Black-Box Testing
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Black-Box Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Black-Box Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Black-Box Testing
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Black-Box Testing within the UK.

Black-Box Testing Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Black-Box Testing
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Black-Box Testing within the UK over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

Black-Box Testing Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Black-Box Testing
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Black-Box Testing within the UK.

Black-Box Testing Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Black-Box Testing
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Black-Box Testing within the UK over the 3 months to 26 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +13 19 £425 +41.66% 1
London +26 13 £488 +69.56% 1
South East +5 5 £410 +36.66%
West Sussex -15 4 £418 +21.45%
Gatwick - 3 £425 -
Crawley +1 2 £410 +19.27%
East Midlands +5 1 £315 -1.56%
Nottinghamshire - 1 £315 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £338 -
City of London - 1 £375 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £338 -
Nottingham - 1 £315 -

Black-Box Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Black-Box Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Black-Box Testing.

1 24 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (52.38%) Mobile App
3 21 (50.00%) Apple iOS
3 21 (50.00%) QA
3 21 (50.00%) Android
3 21 (50.00%) SQL
4 18 (42.86%) Automated Testing
5 16 (38.10%) Mobile Application Development
6 14 (33.33%) Regression Testing
7 13 (30.95%) Scrum
8 12 (28.57%) Open Source
9 11 (26.19%) Software Testing
9 11 (26.19%) Defect Management
10 10 (23.81%) Security Testing
11 9 (21.43%) User Experience
12 8 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
12 8 (19.05%) Defect Tracking
13 7 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
14 6 (14.29%) Java
14 6 (14.29%) Computer Science
14 6 (14.29%) Test Scripting
14 6 (14.29%) Degree
15 5 (11.90%) JIRA
15 5 (11.90%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 5 (11.90%) CREST Certified
16 4 (9.52%) SDLC
16 4 (9.52%) Test Automation
16 4 (9.52%) Manual Testing
16 4 (9.52%) Integration Testing
16 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills

Black-Box Testing
Top Related IT Skills 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 (2.38%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 5 (11.90%) JIRA
2 3 (7.14%) Selenium
3 2 (4.76%) HP UFT
3 2 (4.76%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (4.76%) Xcode
4 1 (2.38%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.38%) JMeter
4 1 (2.38%) LoadRunner
4 1 (2.38%) Ranorex
4 1 (2.38%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.38%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (7.14%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Avionics
3 1 (2.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (50.00%) Tester
2 16 (38.10%) QA Engineer
3 11 (26.19%) Applications Engineer
3 11 (26.19%) Mobile Tester
3 11 (26.19%) Senior QA Engineer
4 6 (14.29%) Applications Tester
4 6 (14.29%) Penetration Tester
5 5 (11.90%) Development Engineer
5 5 (11.90%) iOS Tester
5 5 (11.90%) QA Tester
5 5 (11.90%) Senior Development Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Analyst
6 4 (9.52%) Android Tester
6 4 (9.52%) Automation Tester
6 4 (9.52%) Mobile Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Senior Tester
6 4 (9.52%) Test Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) Android Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Android Test Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) .NET
1 2 (4.76%) Web Services
2 1 (2.38%) Behat
2 1 (2.38%) Middleware
2 1 (2.38%) Node.js
2 1 (2.38%) SOAP
2 1 (2.38%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 22 (52.38%) Mobile App
2 9 (21.43%) User Experience
3 6 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.76%) iPad
5 2 (4.76%) iPhone
6 1 (2.38%) DTCC
6 1 (2.38%) SWIFT
6 1 (2.38%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 21 (50.00%) Android
1 21 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (7.14%) Linux
3 2 (4.76%) Mac OS
3 2 (4.76%) Windows
4 1 (2.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (42.86%) Automated Testing
3 16 (38.10%) Mobile Application Development
4 14 (33.33%) Regression Testing
5 13 (30.95%) Scrum
6 12 (28.57%) Open Source
7 11 (26.19%) Defect Management
7 11 (26.19%) Software Testing
8 10 (23.81%) Security Testing
9 8 (19.05%) Defect Tracking
9 8 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
11 6 (14.29%) Test Scripting
12 5 (11.90%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 4 (9.52%) Functional Testing
13 4 (9.52%) Integration Testing
13 4 (9.52%) Manual Testing
13 4 (9.52%) SDLC
13 4 (9.52%) Test Automation
13 4 (9.52%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 21 (50.00%) SQL
2 6 (14.29%) Java
3 3 (7.14%) C#
4 2 (4.76%) Embedded C
4 2 (4.76%) Perl
4 2 (4.76%) Python
4 2 (4.76%) Ruby
5 1 (2.38%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (14.29%) Degree
2 5 (11.90%) CREST Certified
3 3 (7.14%) ISTQB
4 2 (4.76%) CEH
4 2 (4.76%) OSCP
5 1 (2.38%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (4.76%) DO-178B
2 2 (4.76%) SDET
3 1 (2.38%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (2.38%) Atlassian
1 1 (2.38%) HP
1 1 (2.38%) IBM
1 1 (2.38%) Informatica
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle
1 1 (2.38%) TIBCO
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