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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 27 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 77 59 39
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -20
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 9 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.17% 0.35% 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.30% 0.42% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 0
Median daily rate £425 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.42% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
694 479 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 90.36% 84.78% 72.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 435 320 142
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 17
Median hourly rate £43.00 £44.95 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.33% +28.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £20.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £50.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Sussex 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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Testing across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

Software Testing Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Testing within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Crawley -3 4 £418 +28.46% 1
Gatwick +6 3 £425 -
Worthing - 3 £483 -
Software Testing
South East

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (69.23%) Automated Testing
2 9 (69.23%) QA
2 9 (69.23%) SQL
2 9 (69.23%) Defect Management
2 9 (69.23%) Black-Box Testing
3 8 (61.54%) Apple iOS
3 8 (61.54%) Mobile App
3 8 (61.54%) Mobile Application Development
3 8 (61.54%) Android
3 8 (61.54%) Open Source
3 8 (61.54%) Regression Testing
4 4 (30.77%) User Stories
5 3 (23.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (23.08%) Scrum
5 3 (23.08%) ISEB
5 3 (23.08%) ISTQB
6 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
7 1 (7.69%) hybris
7 1 (7.69%) Confluence
7 1 (7.69%) CMS
7 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
7 1 (7.69%) JIRA
7 1 (7.69%) Retail
7 1 (7.69%) Atlassian
7 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Web Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) CMS
1 1 (7.69%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) JIRA
General
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) QA Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Senior QA Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Tester
3 4 (30.77%) Android Tester
3 4 (30.77%) Applications Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) iOS Tester
3 4 (30.77%) Mobile Tester
3 4 (30.77%) QA Tester
4 3 (23.08%) Android Engineer
4 3 (23.08%) Android Test Engineer
4 3 (23.08%) Business Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) Digital Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) Digital Business Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) Mobile Engineer
4 3 (23.08%) Senior Tester
5 2 (15.38%) Applications Tester
5 2 (15.38%) Senior QA Tester
5 2 (15.38%) Test Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) Mobile App
2 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Android
1 8 (61.54%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (69.23%) Automated Testing
2 9 (69.23%) Black-Box Testing
2 9 (69.23%) Defect Management
3 8 (61.54%) Mobile Application Development
3 8 (61.54%) Open Source
3 8 (61.54%) Regression Testing
4 4 (30.77%) User Stories
5 3 (23.08%) Scrum
6 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
7 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
7 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
7 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) ISEB
1 3 (23.08%) ISTQB
1 3 (23.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (69.23%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Atlassian
1 1 (7.69%) hybris
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