Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Halifax 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 22 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 > Halifax
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 38
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Halifax - - 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Halifax median daily rate - - £289
West Yorkshire median daily rate £216 £275 £325
% change year-on-year -21.36% -15.38% +13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Halifax 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 Halifax with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Halifax
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 87 176 217
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Halifax 80.56% 80.73% 79.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 145 164
Halifax median daily rate £400 £375 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +5.34% -13.70%
10th Percentile £290 £278 £259
90th Percentile £525 £450 £475
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 7
Halifax median hourly rate £12.16 - £13.00
10th Percentile £9.10 - £9.90
90th Percentile £15.10 - £17.85
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33% +3.45%

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Halifax

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Testing in Halifax

Software Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Testing in Halifax