The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Worthing 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 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
West Sussex / Worthing
Rank 26 - 21
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 3 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worthing 2.44% - 4.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.65% - 5.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Median daily rate £414 - £328
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 - £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 - £330
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £325 £315
% change year-on-year +6.15% +3.17%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £45.87 - £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £42.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -16.66% +20.00%  

Software Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Worthing with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Worthing
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 113 149 92
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Worthing 91.87% 93.13% 82.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 55 67
Median daily rate £500 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.64% +1.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Median hourly rate £45.87 £25.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +83.48% -30.55%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Worthing

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Worthing citing Software Testing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Software Testing in Worthing

Software Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Worthing

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Testing in Worthing

Software Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Worthing

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Testing in Worthing

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worthing

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Worthing region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 4 (66.67%) JIRA
2 4 (66.67%) Selenium
2 4 (66.67%) Test Management
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) Ethernet
2 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 4 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Validation
2 4 (66.67%) Risk Assessment
2 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (66.67%) WebDriver
2 4 (66.67%) BDD
2 4 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 4 (66.67%) SpecFlow
2 4 (66.67%) Defect Tracking
2 4 (66.67%) Protractor
2 4 (66.67%) Exploratory Testing
3 2 (33.33%) User Stories
3 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) ISEB
3 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Worthing 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Ethernet
1 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 4 (66.67%) JIRA
1 4 (66.67%) Protractor
1 4 (66.67%) Selenium
1 4 (66.67%) SpecFlow
1 4 (66.67%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Digital Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Digital Business Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Test Automation Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Automation Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Validation Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Web Applications Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Web Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 4 (66.67%) BDD
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (66.67%) Defect Tracking
2 4 (66.67%) Exploratory Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Risk Assessment
2 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 4 (66.67%) Test Management
2 4 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 4 (66.67%) Validation
3 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) User Stories
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C#
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification