The first table below looks at the demand for the Software Tester role in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Kent region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Tester
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Software Tester 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £278 £269 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.25% -10.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £88.75 £16.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+454.68% -17.94%
Job Titles Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
206 319 273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 93.21% 93.27% 91.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 141 149
Average daily rate £360 £300 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £205 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 26
Average hourly rate £17.00 £14.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.03 £11.79 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £90.00 £17.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
Software Tester
South East

Software Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Software Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Software Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Software Tester Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Software Tester
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Software Tester Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Software Tester
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Tester within the Kent region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Software Tester
South East