Period
to 20 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Salisbury 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 20 August 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.

Exploratory Testing
Wiltshire > Salisbury
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing Exploratory Testing 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Salisbury 2.60% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.74% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Salisbury median daily rate £346 - -
Wiltshire median daily rate £346 £350 £281
% change year-on-year -1.21% +24.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Salisbury median hourly rate - - -
Wiltshire 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 Salisbury with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Salisbury
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 73 34 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Salisbury 94.81% 94.44% 69.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 28 42
Salisbury median daily rate £425 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.39% +2.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £330 £237 £264
90th Percentile £538 £477 £560
Wiltshire median daily rate £438 £415 £380
% change year-on-year +5.42% +9.21% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Salisbury median hourly rate £21.00 - £11.72
Wiltshire median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +12.00% +1.35% +76.19%

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Exploratory 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 Salisbury region with a requirement for Exploratory Testing.

1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Military
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Validation

Exploratory Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Salisbury 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:

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
General
1 2 (100.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared