Period
to 17 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire 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 17 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
East Midlands > Nottinghamshire
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 73 83
Rank change year-on-year +8 +10 -25
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 4 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 0.56% 0.89% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 1.03% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 1
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +33.33% -7.69%
10th Percentile £371 £363 £288
90th Percentile £434 £447 £313
East Midlands median daily rate £225 £381 £310
% change year-on-year -40.98% +22.98% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate - £50.00 -

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 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 611 779 899
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 84.98% 86.85% 87.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 392 496 487
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £294 £277 £281
90th Percentile £550 £560 £601
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 28 14
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £12.23 £13.23 £12.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.56% +6.76% -7.90%
10th Percentile £9.31 £9.00 £8.17
90th Percentile £40.00 £28.50 £20.68
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year +6.90% +3.57% -12.50%

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Testing in Nottinghamshire

Software Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Testing in Nottinghamshire

Software Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Testing in Nottinghamshire

Software 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 Software Testing within the Nottinghamshire region over the 6 months to 17 October 2018. 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 -3 4 £400 - 7
Software Testing
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 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 Nottinghamshire 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 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:

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