Period
to 21 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 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 October 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
Nottinghamshire > Nottingham
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 67 75
Rank change year-on-year -3 +8 -19
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 4 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 0.62% 0.86% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 0.98% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 1
Nottingham median daily rate £400 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +33.33% -7.69%
10th Percentile £371 £371 £288
90th Percentile £434 £449 £313
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £300
% change year-on-year - +33.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Nottingham median hourly rate - - -
Nottinghamshire 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 Nottingham with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Nottingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 546 713 829
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 85.05% 87.27% 87.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 347 467 449
Nottingham median daily rate £400 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.03% +10.00%
10th Percentile £300 £279 £281
90th Percentile £538 £560 £605
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 27 14
Nottingham median hourly rate £12.23 £13.23 £12.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.56% +6.76% -8.24%
10th Percentile £9.31 £9.00 £8.17
90th Percentile £40.00 £28.50 £20.68
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £12.23 £13.23 £12.39
% change year-on-year -7.56% +6.76% -11.20%

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Testing in Nottingham

Software Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Testing in Nottingham

Software Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Testing in Nottingham

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

1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) User Stories
1 3 (75.00%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (50.00%) QF-Test
2 2 (50.00%) Groovy
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Swagger
2 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (50.00%) BDD
2 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (50.00%) REST
2 2 (50.00%) Gherkin
2 2 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Maven
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) JSON
2 2 (50.00%) JIRA
2 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) Atlassian
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Compatibility Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration

Software Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottingham 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) SMS
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
1 2 (50.00%) JMeter
1 2 (50.00%) Maven
1 2 (50.00%) QF-Test
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
1 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Applications Support
1 1 (25.00%) Applications Support Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) QA Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) QA Leader
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Agile Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Senior QA Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Gherkin
1 2 (50.00%) JSON
1 2 (50.00%) REST
1 2 (50.00%) SOAP
1 2 (50.00%) Swagger
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
1 2 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Problem-Solving
1 3 (75.00%) User Stories
2 2 (50.00%) BDD
2 2 (50.00%) Compatibility Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Business Development
3 1 (25.00%) Data Mapping
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Groovy
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) Jython
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Atlassian