Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 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
Nottinghamshire > Nottingham
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 78 60
Rank change year-on-year +4 -18 -2
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 9 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 1.06% 0.34% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% 0.39% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 5
Nottingham median daily rate £406 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.42% -7.69% -18.24%
10th Percentile £372 £288 £220
90th Percentile £447 £313 £345
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £406 £300 £325
% change year-on-year +35.42% -7.69% -18.24%
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 729 772 693
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 85.76% 86.94% 82.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 490 404 465
Nottingham median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +0.67%
10th Percentile £280 £281 £231
90th Percentile £563 £563 £500
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 16 14
Nottingham median hourly rate £13.23 £12.75 £13.95
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.73% -8.60% -17.94%
10th Percentile £9.00 £8.82 £11.00
90th Percentile £28.50 £21.23 £37.60
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £13.23 £12.75 £14.70
% change year-on-year +3.73% -13.27% -13.53%

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 19 November 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 Nottingham region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 7 (77.78%) QA
2 6 (66.67%) Selenium
2 6 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 5 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (55.56%) Java
4 4 (44.44%) Scrum
4 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (44.44%) Cucumber
5 3 (33.33%) WebDriver
5 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
5 3 (33.33%) Analytics
5 3 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (33.33%) Ruby
5 3 (33.33%) Degree
5 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
5 3 (33.33%) Test Management
5 3 (33.33%) Finance
6 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
6 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Web Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Project Management
6 2 (22.22%) Kanban
6 2 (22.22%) Functional Testing
6 2 (22.22%) SDLC
6 2 (22.22%) Defect Management
7 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
7 1 (11.11%) RESTful
7 1 (11.11%) Defect Tracking

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Selenium
2 4 (44.44%) Cucumber
3 3 (33.33%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Team Leader
2 3 (33.33%) QA Leader
2 3 (33.33%) QA Tester
2 3 (33.33%) Tester
3 2 (22.22%) Automation Test Lead
3 2 (22.22%) QA Team Leader
3 2 (22.22%) Test Leader
3 2 (22.22%) Test Team Leader
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Team Leader
4 1 (11.11%) Software Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Gherkin
1 1 (11.11%) RESTful
1 1 (11.11%) SOAP
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
1 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Scrum
3 3 (33.33%) Analytics
3 3 (33.33%) Test Management
3 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 2 (22.22%) Defect Management
4 2 (22.22%) Functional Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Kanban
4 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
4 2 (22.22%) SDLC
4 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (22.22%) Web Testing
5 1 (11.11%) CRM
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) SOA
5 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (77.78%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) Salesforce.com