Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 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
West Sussex > Worthing
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 45 -
Rank change year-on-year -1 - -
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 5 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worthing 2.00% 0.86% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.15% 0.96% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Worthing median daily rate £431 £473 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.78% - -
West Sussex median daily rate £350 £438 £325
% change year-on-year -20.00% +34.62% +71.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Worthing median hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.76% - -
West Sussex median hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year +11.76% - -

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 Worthing with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Worthing
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 233 314 186
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worthing 93.20% 89.71% 87.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 126 78
Worthing median daily rate £450 £475 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +25.00% +1.33%
10th Percentile £313 £336 £300
90th Percentile £644 £575 £608
West Sussex median daily rate £418 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +4.38% +3.90% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 4
Worthing median hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +84.78% -45.88%
10th Percentile £36.00 £41.25 £9.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £43.75 £36.00
West Sussex median hourly rate £46.25 £35.00 £29.75
% change year-on-year +32.14% +17.65% +85.94%

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Worthing

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

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Testing in Worthing.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Testing in Worthing

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) User Stories
2 3 (60.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (60.00%) ISEB
2 3 (60.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (60.00%) Analytical Thinking
2 3 (60.00%) Acceptance Criteria
2 3 (60.00%) Collaborative Working
3 2 (40.00%) Exploratory Testing
3 2 (40.00%) JIRA
3 2 (40.00%) Selenium
3 2 (40.00%) Test Management
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Validation
3 2 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) Ethernet
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) Defect Tracking
3 2 (40.00%) Protractor
3 2 (40.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (40.00%) BDD
3 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (40.00%) SpecFlow

Software Testing
Co-occurring 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 2 (40.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
1 2 (40.00%) Protractor
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
1 2 (40.00%) SpecFlow
1 2 (40.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Business Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Developer in Test
3 1 (20.00%) Digital Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Digital Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Acceptance Criteria
2 3 (60.00%) Analytical Thinking
2 3 (60.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (60.00%) Collaborative Working
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) User Stories
3 2 (40.00%) BDD
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) Defect Tracking
3 2 (40.00%) Exploratory Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (40.00%) Test Management
3 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (40.00%) Validation
4 1 (20.00%) SFIA
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ISEB
1 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (60.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification