The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warrington region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank - - 26
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 0 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington - - 2.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £320
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.85 £37.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-59.86% +9.62%
Software Testing
Cheshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Warrington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
195 344 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 88.24% 92.23% 80.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 265 102
Median daily rate £475 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £350 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £688 £635
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 12
Median hourly rate £12.50 £17.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.47% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Warrington 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 Warrington

Software Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Software Testing Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

Software Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Software Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

Software Testing
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 Warrington region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 7 (100.00%) Open Source
2 6 (85.71%) Integration Testing
2 6 (85.71%) Microservices
2 6 (85.71%) SOA
3 5 (71.43%) Banking
3 5 (71.43%) Web Services
3 5 (71.43%) SWIFT
3 5 (71.43%) High Availability
4 3 (42.86%) Test Strategy
5 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (28.57%) QA
5 2 (28.57%) OpenUP
6 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
6 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
6 1 (14.29%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (14.29%) Software Delivery
6 1 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (14.29%) CRM
6 1 (14.29%) ISEB

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Payables
General
1 5 (71.43%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Test Leader
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Integration Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Integration Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Integration Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) Open Source
1 7 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 6 (85.71%) Integration Testing
2 6 (85.71%) Microservices
2 6 (85.71%) SOA
3 5 (71.43%) High Availability
4 3 (42.86%) Test Strategy
5 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (28.57%) OpenUP
6 1 (14.29%) CRM
6 1 (14.29%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
2 1 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle