The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warwickshire 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 40 34 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 4 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 0.84% 0.63% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 0.87% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £300 £330 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -
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
West Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Warwickshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
361 231 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 75.52% 72.19% 73.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 125 98
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £258 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £515 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 21 22
Median hourly rate £22.00 £24.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +11.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £20.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.75 £37.80 £33.20
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 Warwickshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Warwickshire 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 Warwickshire

Software Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Software Testing Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

Software Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Software Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

Software Testing
Contract Job Locations in Warwickshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Testing within the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 25 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
Warwick - 3 £300 -
Stratford-upon-Avon - 1 - -
Software Testing
West Midlands

Software Testing
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

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 Warwickshire region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 6 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 5 (83.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle
3 3 (50.00%) HP
3 3 (50.00%) ISEB
3 3 (50.00%) HP UFT
3 3 (50.00%) System Testing
4 2 (33.33%) E-business
4 2 (33.33%) LoadRunner
4 2 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) VB
5 1 (16.67%) C
5 1 (16.67%) HTML
5 1 (16.67%) MS Office
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (16.67%) HTTP
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (16.67%) QA
5 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Web Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
5 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
5 1 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Error Analysis

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) HP UFT
2 2 (33.33%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Test Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Capacity and Performance Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) HR Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Network Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Test Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) System Testing
2 2 (33.33%) E-business
3 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
3 1 (16.67%) Error Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
1 2 (33.33%) VB
2 1 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 5 (83.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (50.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) HP