Period
to 18 December 2017

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 18 December 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 > Lincolnshire
6 months to
18 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 22 -
Rank change year-on-year -1 - -
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lincolnshire 0.70% 0.81% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% 1.06% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Lincolnshire median daily rate £290 £125 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +132.00% - -
East Midlands median daily rate £381 £318 £325
% change year-on-year +20.08% -2.31% -1.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Lincolnshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate - £17.50 -

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 100 94 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lincolnshire 69.93% 76.42% 68.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 50 45
Lincolnshire median daily rate £363 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +2.74% -2.67%
10th Percentile £213 £247 £196
90th Percentile £534 £501 £514
East Midlands median daily rate £388 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -3.13% +6.67% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 11
Lincolnshire median hourly rate £14.15 £32.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.48% +85.71% +34.62%
10th Percentile £10.60 £20.38 £14.00
90th Percentile £46.26 £45.63 £37.50
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £16.03
% change year-on-year +10.71% -12.65% -2.86%

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 Lincolnshire region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Investment Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Market Risk

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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Market Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management