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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
West Midlands / Warwickshire
Rank 35 33 36
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 3 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 0.87% 1.81% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 2.21% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £328 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £29.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+46.55% -17.14%

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
275 226 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 79.94% 81.88% 70.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 115 120
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 19 37
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £26.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% -23.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £20.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £24.00 £31.44
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 24 January 2017. 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 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
Atherstone - 3 - - 1
Software Testing
West Midlands

Software Testing
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) UML
1 3 (60.00%) SLA
1 3 (60.00%) Change Management
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
1 3 (60.00%) Risk Analysis
1 3 (60.00%) Use Case
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
1 3 (60.00%) Financial Analysis
1 3 (60.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 3 (60.00%) Functional Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (20.00%) SAP HCM
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) Migration

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SAP HCM
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Storage Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Wintel Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Change Management
1 3 (60.00%) Financial Analysis
1 3 (60.00%) Functional Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Risk Analysis
1 3 (60.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 3 (60.00%) UML
1 3 (60.00%) Use Case
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) SAP