Period
to 15 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire with a requirement for Exploratory Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Exploratory Testing over the 6 months to 15 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.

Exploratory Testing
East Midlands > Nottinghamshire
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing Exploratory Testing 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 0.10% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Nottinghamshire median daily rate - - -
East Midlands median daily rate £438 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -

Exploratory 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 Nottinghamshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Nottinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 842 824 761
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 85.48% 84.95% 81.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 556 451 486
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £280 £288 £250
90th Percentile £575 £550 £513
East Midlands median daily rate £388 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -3.13% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 20 19
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £15.00 £12.75 £14.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -11.46% -17.71%
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.95 £11.00
90th Percentile £28.50 £25.35 £40.88
East Midlands median hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +17.86% -12.50% -1.54%

Exploratory Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottinghamshire

Job postings citing Exploratory Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for Exploratory Testing in Nottinghamshire

Exploratory Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Exploratory Testing in Nottinghamshire

Exploratory Testing
Contract Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Exploratory Testing within the Nottinghamshire region over the 6 months to 15 December 2017. 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
Nottingham - 1 - -
Exploratory Testing
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 15 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Exploratory 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 Nottinghamshire region with a requirement for Exploratory Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Tracking
1 1 (100.00%) Re-Platforming

Exploratory Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottinghamshire 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 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) QA Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Tracking
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Re-Platforming
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Salesforce.com