The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Hampshire region that had Software Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Tester
Rank - 110 116
Contract jobs requiring a Software Tester 0 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire - 0.39% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.41% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 2
Median daily rate - £315 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.27%
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £295 £300
% change year-on-year
+15.25% -1.66%
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
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire 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
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1937 1945 1812
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 95.09% 94.05% 92.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1208 1217 1048
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 138 109
Median hourly rate £19.00 £15.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -42.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.90 £42.00 £115.00
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 Hampshire

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

Software Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Software Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Software Tester Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Software Tester
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Software Tester across the Hampshire region.

Software Tester Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Software Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, Software Tester contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hampshire region featuring Software Tester in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Bugzilla
1 1 (100.00%) SUSE
1 1 (100.00%) Debian
1 1 (100.00%) IVR
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (100.00%) Trac
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) Issue Tracking

Software Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Bugzilla
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Trac
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) IVR
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Debian
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) SUSE
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Issue Tracking
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat