The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Tester role in IT contracts advertised for the Bath region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Tester
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Software Tester 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bath - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £280 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £27.13 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-9.67% -22.50%
Software Tester
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bath region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bath
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45 65 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bath 90.00% 92.86% 95.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 33 15
Average daily rate £300 £285 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -10.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £170 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £325 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 9
Average hourly rate £20.00 £12.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

Software Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Bath

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Tester in the job title across the Bath region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Bath

Software Tester
Hourly Rate Trend in Bath

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Software Tester across the Bath region.

Software Tester Hourly Rate Trend in Bath