The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 48 49 56
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 16 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 2.40% 1.41% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.11% 1.80% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 0
Median daily rate £300 £363 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £328 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.34% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
- -0.79%
Software Testing
South West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
514 499 514
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 77.18% 77.97% 80.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 353 357 350
Median daily rate £405 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.51% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 19 10
Median hourly rate £37.50 £21.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.57% -44.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wiltshire 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 Wiltshire

Software Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Software Testing Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Software Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Software Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Software Testing
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

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 Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 30 June 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
Swindon -5 2 £373 +2.75% 1
Salisbury - 1 £275 -
Software Testing
South West

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 14 (43.75%) QA
2 13 (40.63%) Security Cleared
3 10 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (28.13%) ISEB
4 9 (28.13%) ISTQB
5 7 (21.88%) Automated Testing
5 7 (21.88%) C#
5 7 (21.88%) MS Office
5 7 (21.88%) JIRA
5 7 (21.88%) Selenium
5 7 (21.88%) Test Scripting
5 7 (21.88%) Manual Testing
5 7 (21.88%) SC Cleared
6 6 (18.75%) BPSS Clearance
6 6 (18.75%) QMS
6 6 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (18.75%) Embedded Linux
6 6 (18.75%) Linux
6 6 (18.75%) C++
6 6 (18.75%) C
6 6 (18.75%) Software Engineering
6 6 (18.75%) Device Driver
7 5 (15.63%) Perforce
7 5 (15.63%) Change Management
7 5 (15.63%) Wireless
7 5 (15.63%) Embedded C
7 5 (15.63%) Embedded C++
7 5 (15.63%) Broadband
7 5 (15.63%) ISO 9001
7 5 (15.63%) Test Automation

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 7 (21.88%) MS Office
2 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) Broadband
1 5 (15.63%) Wireless
2 1 (3.13%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 7 (21.88%) JIRA
1 7 (21.88%) Selenium
2 6 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (6.25%) Rational DOORS
General
1 2 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Analyst
1 10 (31.25%) Test Analyst
2 8 (25.00%) Software Test Engineer
2 8 (25.00%) Test Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) Software Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Test Leader
5 4 (12.50%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Tester
6 3 (9.38%) Selenium Tester
7 1 (3.13%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Embedded Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Embedded Linux Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Management Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Team Leader
7 1 (3.13%) Test Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Device Driver
2 2 (6.25%) Data Integration
2 2 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.13%) IPTV
3 1 (3.13%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.75%) Embedded Linux
1 6 (18.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (21.88%) Automated Testing
2 7 (21.88%) Manual Testing
2 7 (21.88%) Test Scripting
3 6 (18.75%) QMS
3 6 (18.75%) Software Engineering
4 5 (15.63%) Change Management
4 5 (15.63%) Test Automation
5 3 (9.38%) Configuration Management
5 3 (9.38%) Test Planning
6 2 (6.25%) Functional Testing
6 2 (6.25%) Integration Testing
6 2 (6.25%) SDLC
7 1 (3.13%) Defect Management
7 1 (3.13%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.88%) C#
2 6 (18.75%) C
2 6 (18.75%) C++
3 5 (15.63%) Embedded C
3 5 (15.63%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 13 (40.63%) Security Cleared
2 9 (28.13%) ISEB
2 9 (28.13%) ISTQB
3 7 (21.88%) SC Cleared
4 6 (18.75%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (43.75%) QA
2 5 (15.63%) ISO 9001
3 1 (3.13%) GAAP
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) Perforce
2 2 (6.25%) IBM
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