The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank - 38 37
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 0 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire - 0.72% 1.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.98% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £225
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £339 £338
% change year-on-year
-4.05% +0.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.85 £37.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-59.86% +9.62%
Software Testing
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Leicestershire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
190 205 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 67.86% 73.74% 75.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 106 88
Median daily rate £369 £325 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.46% -5.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 28
Median hourly rate £14.00 £22.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.77% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.81 £11.50 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leicestershire region citing Software Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Software Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Software Testing Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Software Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Software Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire
Leicester, Leicestershire
IBM Client Innovation Centre - Leicester
Rate: From £25,700 to £55,750 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago