The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software 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
Software Testing
Rank 96 105 93
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -12
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 19 16 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.94% 0.80% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 0.94% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 12
Median daily rate £300 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £260 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £413 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £18.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.18% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £36.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -3.33%
Software Testing
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1699 1711 1403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 83.94% 85.55% 79.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1197 1106 968
Median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 35 19
Median hourly rate £12.50 £17.69 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.32% -6.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.85 £15.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.90 £35.50 £110.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -1.61%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire

Software Testing
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Software Testing Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Software Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Software Testing Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Software Testing
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 4 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
Leeds 0 17 £300 -25.00% 11
Bradford +15 1 - - 3
Halifax 0 1 - -
Software Testing
Yorkshire

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 12 (42.86%) Java
1 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (39.29%) ISTQB
3 10 (35.71%) Scrum
3 10 (35.71%) Regression Testing
3 10 (35.71%) SDLC
4 9 (32.14%) HTML
4 9 (32.14%) ISEB
4 9 (32.14%) Kanban
5 8 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 7 (25.00%) J2EE
6 7 (25.00%) CSS
6 7 (25.00%) JSP
6 7 (25.00%) Hibernate
6 7 (25.00%) Spring
6 7 (25.00%) HTML5
6 7 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (25.00%) Test Scripting
6 7 (25.00%) BDD
6 7 (25.00%) CSS3
6 7 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (21.43%) Functional Testing
7 6 (21.43%) Test Planning
7 6 (21.43%) Oracle
8 5 (17.86%) Finance
8 5 (17.86%) System Integration Testing
8 5 (17.86%) Waterfall
8 5 (17.86%) Selenium
9 4 (14.29%) QA

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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:

Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS Office
2 1 (3.57%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) MySQL
1 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Selenium
2 4 (14.29%) Cucumber
3 2 (7.14%) JIRA
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (3.57%) Appium
4 1 (3.57%) HP UFT
4 1 (3.57%) TestPartner
4 1 (3.57%) WebDriver
4 1 (3.57%) Zephyr
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.14%) Banking
3 2 (7.14%) Games
3 2 (7.14%) Online Betting
3 2 (7.14%) Retail
4 1 (3.57%) Law
4 1 (3.57%) Legal
4 1 (3.57%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (50.00%) Analyst
1 14 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 7 (25.00%) Java Engineer
2 7 (25.00%) Senior Java Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Senior Test Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Telecoms Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Telecoms Test Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Test Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Manual Test Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Telecoms Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Test Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Test Leader
6 2 (7.14%) Applications Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Tester
6 2 (7.14%) Tester
7 1 (3.57%) Integration Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Integration Test Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) QA Leader
7 1 (3.57%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (32.14%) HTML
2 7 (25.00%) CSS
2 7 (25.00%) CSS3
2 7 (25.00%) Hibernate
2 7 (25.00%) HTML5
2 7 (25.00%) J2EE
2 7 (25.00%) JSP
2 7 (25.00%) Spring
3 2 (7.14%) Behat
3 2 (7.14%) XML
4 1 (3.57%) .NET
4 1 (3.57%) Middleware
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (3.57%) REST
4 1 (3.57%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) IVR
2 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.57%) Data Extraction
3 1 (3.57%) Hedge funds
3 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Windows
2 1 (3.57%) Android
2 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (35.71%) Regression Testing
2 10 (35.71%) Scrum
2 10 (35.71%) SDLC
3 9 (32.14%) Kanban
4 7 (25.00%) BDD
4 7 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 7 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (21.43%) Functional Testing
5 6 (21.43%) Test Planning
6 5 (17.86%) System Integration Testing
6 5 (17.86%) Waterfall
7 4 (14.29%) Test Automation
8 3 (10.71%) Software Delivery
9 2 (7.14%) Analytics
9 2 (7.14%) Manual Testing
9 2 (7.14%) Test Management
9 2 (7.14%) Test Strategy
9 2 (7.14%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 12 (42.86%) Java
2 8 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 3 (10.71%) SQL
4 2 (7.14%) PHP
5 1 (3.57%) C#
5 1 (3.57%) C++
5 1 (3.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (39.29%) ISTQB
2 9 (32.14%) ISEB
3 7 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.57%) Degree
4 1 (3.57%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Oracle
2 1 (3.57%) HP
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