Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon 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 18 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
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 58 57
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 0 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon - 0.87% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.07% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 7
Swindon median daily rate - £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.54% +54.76%
Wiltshire median daily rate £350 £363 £338
% change year-on-year -3.45% +7.41% +60.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Swindon median hourly rate - - -
Wiltshire 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 Swindon with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Swindon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 589 560 695
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 83.90% 81.51% 79.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 424 416 523
Swindon median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -3.15%
10th Percentile £308 £275 £275
90th Percentile £600 £575 £550
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% -3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 13
Swindon median hourly rate £13.00 £21.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.10% +20.03% -22.57%
10th Percentile £11.80 £18.50 £12.50
90th Percentile £28.75 £24.70 £44.20
Wiltshire median hourly rate £34.88 £38.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year -9.42% +13.24% +23.64%

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Testing in Swindon

Software Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Testing in Swindon

Software Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Testing in Swindon