Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 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
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 56 62
Rank change year-on-year -17 +6 -5
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 4 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 0.44% 1.14% 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 1.33% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 9
Nottingham median daily rate £413 £350 £700
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.86% -50.00% +125.81%
10th Percentile £361 £350 £346
90th Percentile £494 £363 £750
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £413 £350 £413
% change year-on-year +17.86% -15.15% +33.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Nottingham median hourly rate - £17.50 -
Nottinghamshire 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 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 794 602 761
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 87.73% 85.88% 83.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 493 343 416
Nottingham median daily rate £425 £375 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -5.66% +6.00%
10th Percentile £300 £260 £254
90th Percentile £588 £533 £575
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £413 £375 £383
% change year-on-year +10.00% -1.96% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 14 13
Nottingham median hourly rate £14.00 £18.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +18.03% +1.67%
10th Percentile £10.34 £10.38 £13.00
90th Percentile £39.33 £25.00 £19.75
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £14.50 £18.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year -21.62% +17.46% -4.55%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Nottingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Software Testing in Nottingham over the 6 months to 22 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 22 April 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%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) Ruby
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (50.00%) Analytics
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (25.00%) Acceptance Criteria
3 1 (25.00%) Commercial Awareness
3 1 (25.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 1 (25.00%) Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Product Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) Data Mapping
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) SMS
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) SMS
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
1 2 (50.00%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Applications Support
1 1 (25.00%) Applications Support Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Automation Test Lead
1 1 (25.00%) Digital Product Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Product Manager
1 1 (25.00%) QA Leader
1 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Analytics
1 2 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Acceptance Criteria
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Commercial Awareness
2 1 (25.00%) Data Mapping
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Product Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA