Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry 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 20 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 Midlands > Coventry
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 - 64
Rank change year-on-year - +64 -16
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 4 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 0.54% - 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% - 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Coventry median daily rate £375 - £438
10th Percentile £324 - £416
90th Percentile £388 - £449
West Midlands median daily rate £380 £320 £300
% change year-on-year +18.75% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Coventry median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £20.00

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 Coventry with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Coventry
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 622 926 587
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 84.17% 88.61% 81.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 423 647 398
Coventry median daily rate £420 £400 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.56% +10.36%
10th Percentile £250 £300 £254
90th Percentile £548 £543 £559
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 25 31
Coventry median hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -25.00% -33.33%
10th Percentile £10.95 £11.35 £11.50
90th Percentile £42.40 £38.75 £43.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +38.89% -10.00% -1.23%

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Testing in Coventry

Software Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Testing in Coventry

Software Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Testing in Coventry

For the 6 months to 20 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 Coventry region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 3 (75.00%) LoadUI
1 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (75.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 2 (50.00%) ISEB
3 1 (25.00%) HP UFT
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Back Office
3 1 (25.00%) JMeter
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (25.00%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Acceptance Criteria
3 1 (25.00%) User Stories
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Test Planning

Software Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry 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 (25.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Skype
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) LoadUI
1 3 (75.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (25.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (25.00%) JMeter
General
1 1 (25.00%) Back Office
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Analyst
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (25.00%) Acceptance Criteria
3 1 (25.00%) Coaching
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) User Stories
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) HP
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft