Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Croydon 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 21 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
South London > Croydon
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 69 46
Rank change year-on-year -22 -23 -
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 6 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 0.70% 1.13% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 1.24% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 1
Croydon median daily rate £372 £385 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.38% +6.21% -
10th Percentile £282 £229 £356
90th Percentile £589 £447 £369
South London median daily rate £460 £385 £275
% change year-on-year +19.48% +40.00% +35.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Croydon median hourly rate - - -
South London median hourly rate - - -

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 Croydon with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Croydon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 786 483 297
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 91.61% 91.30% 88.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 512 297 189
Croydon median daily rate £500 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% - -5.56%
10th Percentile £353 £300 £313
90th Percentile £649 £575 £526
South London median daily rate £500 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +17.65% +13.33% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 5
Croydon median hourly rate £13.50 £35.25 £27.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.70% +26.89% +85.20%
10th Percentile £12.80 £21.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £25.65 £95.00 £29.11
South London median hourly rate £47.50 £23.75 £18.74
% change year-on-year +100.00% +26.72% +17.14%

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Testing in Croydon

Software Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Testing in Croydon

Software Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Software Testing in Croydon over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Software Testing in Croydon

For the 6 months to 21 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 Croydon region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Guidewire
3 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Billing
3 2 (33.33%) General Ledger
3 2 (33.33%) QA
3 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) SOAP
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services
4 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) ISEB
4 1 (16.67%) TestDirector
4 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Back Office
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
4 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
4 1 (16.67%) Selenium
4 1 (16.67%) Test Management
4 1 (16.67%) NUnit
4 1 (16.67%) Data Mapping
4 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Cross-Browser Testing

Software Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Croydon 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 2 (33.33%) Oracle Financials
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) NUnit
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
1 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (16.67%) TestDirector
1 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Billing
2 2 (33.33%) General Ledger
3 1 (16.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Lead Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Test Manager
3 1 (16.67%) QA Leader
3 1 (16.67%) QA Manager
3 1 (16.67%) QA Test Manager
3 1 (16.67%) QA Tester
3 1 (16.67%) QC Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Software Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Software Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Test Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Test Programme Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Transformation Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Web Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) SOAP
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
1 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (16.67%) Cross-Browser Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Data Mapping
2 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Scenario Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Guidewire
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) HP