The table below looks at the statistics for Black-Box Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Black-Box Testing over the 3 months to 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Black-Box Testing
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Black-Box Testing 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+41.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +1.42%
Black-Box Testing
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2315 2036 1761
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.80% 75.94% 74.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1291 1226 938
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £520 £489
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 105 98
Median hourly rate £19.61 £29.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.37% -9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.81 £15.00 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.50 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -1.61%

Black-Box Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region 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 West Midlands

Black-Box Testing
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Black-Box Testing across the West Midlands region.

Black-Box Testing Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Black-Box Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Black-Box Testing across the West Midlands region.

Black-Box Testing Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands