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 25 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Black-Box Testing
Rank - - 122
Contract jobs citing Black-Box Testing 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - 0.042%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.054%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £163
UK excluding London median daily rate £374 £294 £300
% change year-on-year
+27.23% -2.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £31.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%
Black-Box Testing
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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
2598 1792 1838
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 82.16% 75.17% 77.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1563 1097 973
Median daily rate £400 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 74 134
Median hourly rate £18.28 £28.69 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.30% -8.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.45 £13.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £43.78 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

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