The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Derby region that had Software Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Tester
Rank - 30 25
Contract jobs requiring a Software Tester 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derby - 1.39% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.48% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £275 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £291 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.73% -2.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £164.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-73.47% +337.33%
Software Tester
Derbyshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Derby 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
Derby
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
101 135 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derby 89.38% 93.75% 94.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 71 71
Median daily rate £325 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £235 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £451 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 2 21
Median hourly rate £9.82 £13.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.50% -35.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.64 £12.20 £9.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.80 £13.00 £72.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

Software Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Derby

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Derby region that featured Software Tester in the job title.

Software Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Derby

Software Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Derby

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

Software Tester Daily Rate Trend in Derby