The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Quality Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Quality Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Quality Engineer
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Software Quality Engineer 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford - - -
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 - - £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Software Quality Engineer
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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 Bedford 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
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
72 41 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 87.80% 83.67% 85.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 16 20
Average daily rate £350 £213 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.70% -48.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £185 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £12.50 £11.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -15.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.98%