The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank - 36 46
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 0 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex - 2.27% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.88% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 1
Average daily rate
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- £310 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £11.38 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+196.70% -68.83%
Software Testing
South East

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 Sussex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
248 313 493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 70.86% 78.84% 82.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 185 325
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £245 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £495 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 28 5
Average hourly rate £26.98 £45.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.05% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £23.21 £24.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £36.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Testing across the West Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Software Testing
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Software Testing Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

Software Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Software Testing Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

Software Testing
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

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 West Sussex region over the 3 months to 19 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Crawley - - - -
Gatwick - - - - 1
Horsham - - - -
Worthing - - - -
Software Testing
South East

Software Testing
Top 29 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 3 (75.00%) MS Office
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) Subversion
2 2 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) QMS
2 2 (50.00%) Change Control
2 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) ISEB
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Trac
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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.

Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Office
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Subversion
2 2 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (25.00%) Trac
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Validation Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (50.00%) QMS
1 2 (50.00%) Change Control
1 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
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