The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bournemouth region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank - - 18
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth - - 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
- +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+22.80% -5.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bournemouth region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bournemouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
79 89 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 77.45% 76.72% 78.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 51 43
Average daily rate £430 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £685
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 3
Average hourly rate £32.25 £22.00 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.59% -46.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.10 £37.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £27.60 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Testing across the Bournemouth region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

Software Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Bournemouth

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

Software Testing Daily Rate Trend in Bournemouth