The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Woking region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 27 July 2015 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
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 13 18 16
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 1.59% 2.30% 2.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.89% 2.99% 3.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Average daily rate
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- £375 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
- -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £36.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +92.00%
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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 Woking region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Woking
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
53 67 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 84.13% 77.01% 79.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 49 35
Average daily rate £425 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £270 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £135.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +770.96%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

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

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

Software Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Woking

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

Software Testing Daily Rate Trend in Woking

Software Testing
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Woking

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Woking 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 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) ATDD
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Sybase
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (50.00%) Back Office
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Woking 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) HP UFT
General
1 1 (50.00%) Back Office
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) QA Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) QA Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Tester
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) ATDD
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Sybase