The first table below looks at the demand for the Software Tester role in IT contracts advertised for the Leicester 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 18 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 Leicester 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
18 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 Leicester - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £269 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.18% -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
Leicester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
197 107 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 94.26% 91.45% 93.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 29 37
Average daily rate £290 £290 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £230 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £550 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 29 16
Average hourly rate £35.00 £15.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+125.80% +40.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Software Tester
Leicestershire

Software Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

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

Software Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

Software Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

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

Software Tester Daily Rate Trend in Leicester