Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bradford with a requirement for Software Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Software Testing over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Software Testing
West Yorkshire > Bradford
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 42 51
Rank change year-on-year +17 +9 -9
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 2 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bradford 1.00% 0.32% 1.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 0.38% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Bradford median daily rate - £275 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -15.38% +18.18%
West Yorkshire median daily rate £344 £275 £325
% change year-on-year +25.00% -15.38% +13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bradford median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £30.00

Software Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bradford with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bradford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 167 261 405
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bradford 83.08% 84.47% 83.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 151 235
Bradford median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% -
10th Percentile £213 £214 £263
90th Percentile £561 £538 £475
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 20
Bradford median hourly rate £17.50 £20.97 £15.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.55% +34.36% +7.64%
10th Percentile £10.50 £14.41 £11.73
90th Percentile £19.60 £94.70 £40.50
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.08 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +3.97% -3.33% +3.45%

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Bradford

Job postings citing Software Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bradford.

Job vacancy trend for Software Testing in Bradford

Software Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Testing in Bradford

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, 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 Bradford region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 1 (50.00%) SAP
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (50.00%) SAP FI
1 1 (50.00%) Process Management
1 1 (50.00%) Practice Management
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Law
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
1 1 (50.00%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (50.00%) SAP CO
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Supplier Management
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (50.00%) QA
1 1 (50.00%) Test Management
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) MSTest
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Case Management
1 1 (50.00%) Order to Cash

Software Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bradford 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) SAP CO
1 1 (50.00%) SAP FI
1 1 (50.00%) SAP FI/CO
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (50.00%) MSTest
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Law
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) QA Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Test Leader
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Case Management
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Order to Cash
1 1 (50.00%) Practice Management
1 1 (50.00%) Process Management
1 1 (50.00%) Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (50.00%) Record to Report
1 1 (50.00%) Scenario Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 1 (50.00%) Supplier Management
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Test Management
1 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) SAP