Period
to 16 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lincolnshire 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 16 July 2018 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 > Lincolnshire
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 12 -
Rank change year-on-year -7 - -
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 1 13 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lincolnshire 1.03% 9.77% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.37% 10.92% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Lincolnshire median daily rate - £290 -
East Midlands median daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year - -6.67% +28.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 0
Lincolnshire median hourly rate - £50.00 -
East Midlands median hourly rate - £50.00 £48.50
% change year-on-year - +3.09% -

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 Lincolnshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Lincolnshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 73 119 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lincolnshire 75.26% 89.47% 82.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 47 48
Lincolnshire median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -3.45%
10th Percentile £223 £217 £260
90th Percentile £513 £505 £531
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 20 8
Lincolnshire median hourly rate £15.86 £33.75 £18.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.01% +87.03% +6.70%
10th Percentile £8.35 £12.45 £13.50
90th Percentile £20.00 £54.00 £31.60
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.86 £17.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year -9.37% +14.75% -11.08%

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Lincolnshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Testing in Lincolnshire

Software Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lincolnshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Testing in Lincolnshire

Software Testing
Contract Job Locations in Lincolnshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Testing within the Lincolnshire region over the 6 months to 16 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lincoln +7 1 - -
Software Testing
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Software Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Lincolnshire region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) SOLID
1 1 (100.00%) Scenario Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Akka.NET

Software Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lincolnshire 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Akka.NET
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Scenario Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) SOLID
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft