The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Bath region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Tester
Rank - 8 -
Contract jobs requiring a Software Tester 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bath - 9.30% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 10.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £275 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £269 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.18% -10.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £88.75 £16.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+454.68% -17.94%
Job Titles Category
Bath
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
74 39 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bath 96.10% 90.70% 96.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 19 31
Average daily rate £350 £285 £248
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% +15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £200 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £419 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 7
Average hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £12.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.40 £13.95 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Software Tester
Somerset

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