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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 39 32 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 0.30% 0.74% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 1.09% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £275 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £33.88 £21.75
% change year-on-year
-11.43% +55.74%
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
221 183 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 65.97% 67.53% 70.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 89 101
Average daily rate £375 £333 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.78% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £216 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 24 20
Average hourly rate £18.00 £24.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £18.30 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.44 £32.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Testing across the Warwickshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in Warwickshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Testing within the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwick - - - - 1
Software Testing
West Midlands

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire region citing Software Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Software Testing.

1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) JUnit
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) Swing
2 1 (33.33%) J2SE
2 1 (33.33%) PhD
2 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle HRMS
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) NetBeans
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) SWT
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire region citing Software Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Software Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle HRMS
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Applications
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JUnit
1 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
1 1 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (33.33%) NetBeans
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
1 1 (33.33%) Eclipse RCP
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Test Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Functional Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Functional Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Java Swing Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) Swing
1 1 (33.33%) J2SE
1 1 (33.33%) SWT
1 1 (33.33%) JFreeChart
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Data Structures
1 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) PhD
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) HP