Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire 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 23 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
East Midlands > Derbyshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 51 48
Rank change year-on-year -6 -3 -2
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 1 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 0.18% 0.37% 1.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.48% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Derbyshire median daily rate - £300 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +33.33% -25.79%
East Midlands median daily rate £388 £310 £318
% change year-on-year +25.00% -2.36% +4.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Derbyshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £50.00 - -

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 Derbyshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Derbyshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 473 417 396
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 83.13% 76.80% 76.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 253 235
Derbyshire median daily rate £388 £375 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +0.67% +7.97%
10th Percentile £229 £200 £213
90th Percentile £515 £575 £500
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 15 10
Derbyshire median hourly rate £27.30 £13.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +110.00% +4.00% +19.05%
10th Percentile £12.93 £8.33 £7.70
90th Percentile £51.18 £42.95 £18.68
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year +10.71% -13.58% +2.86%

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Derbyshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Testing in Derbyshire

Software Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Testing in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 Derbyshire region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Exploratory Testing

Software Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Derbyshire 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Software Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Software Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Web Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Exploratory Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA