The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Software Tester role in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Senior Software Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Tester
Rank 71 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Software Tester 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.13% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 - £313
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 Cambridgeshire 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
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
740 541 748
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 94.03% 93.28% 93.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 449 240 361
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £195 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 70 103
Average hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £45.00 £40.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Senior Software Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Senior Software Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Senior Software Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Senior Software Tester Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Senior Software Tester
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire region that cited Senior Software Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Senior Software Tester in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Perforce
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Streaming Media
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (100.00%) Product Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

Senior Software Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire region that cited Senior Software Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Senior Software Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (100.00%) Streaming Media
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Product Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Perforce
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